- LG G6 vs. Samsung Galaxy S8: Retail and Launch details released
Several reports regarding the LG G6 which is the most anticipated device from the smartphone company and the Samsung Galaxy S8 has been in the news for a while. The LG G6 which has been scheduled to launch at the Mobile World Congress, however, came with some leaks at the ;last minute befoe its official unveiling as new reports indicated that the device which has been the center of controversy in te tech world would be coming into the market with the water and dustproof technology.
However, as several leaks and images of the device surfaces online, one of the most interesting leaks made its way into the internet sphere days ago regarding the pricing and official retail dates of both devices.
With the LG G6 coming into market first obviously because it will be released earlier than the Samsung Galaxy “S8” and the “Plus” devices which has been said to be getting an official unveiling sometime in April, the LG G6 will according to latest report be available for pre-order as from the 2nd to the 9th of March while it will go on sale on the 10th of March weeks before the expected launch of the Samsung’s latest flagship device. It is quite understandable however why LG might be bringing the device early to market as the LG G6 packs on it a lower processor compare to what is expected on Samsung’s S8.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 will, however, hit the market on April 21 – which brings the release date a full week back compared to earlier speculations.
Reports also indicate that the release date of the Samsung’s flagship device in South Korea has been pushed back from 14th of April to 21st of April due to supply reasons and other possible logistics problems.
The news, however, brings the official release of the device in South Korea to the same time as the global launch of the device against earlier speculations that the device will make an entrance in out Korea weeks before hitting the international market.
The information, however, did not reveal details of the pre-order sale of the LG G6 in the Europe, US and other markets around the globe although it had been much speculated that the Samsung Galaxy S8 might likely sell for about $950 in the US market and the Galaxy S8 Plus variant for about $1,050.