Samsung confirms they won't unveil the S8 at MWC 2017

This will be the first time in four years that Samsung won't launch their latest flagship at MWC.

@LanaJelic
Published Mon, Jan 23 2017 10:32 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:56 AM CST

Samsung has confirmed that they will not unveil their highly-anticipated flagship, the Samsung Galaxy S8, at this year's MWC in Barcelona.

Samsung confirms they won't unveil the S8 at MWC 2017 | TweakTown.com

This will be the first time in four years that Samsung won't launch their latest flagship at MWC.

DJ Koh, the head of Samsung's mobile business, confirmed this to Reuters although he didn't give any specific reasons for why they are postponing the launch of the Galaxy S8.

Earlier rumors also suggested that Samsung will wait until April for the Galaxy S8 launch.

There are many speculations floating around about the Galaxy S8, and while nothing is yet confirmed, there are high expectations from Samsung especially after the Note7 fiasco.

NEWS SOURCE:reuters.com

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