It seems that Samsung will finally allow you to purchase the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ devices starting from April 29, 2017. You will be able to get the Galaxy S8 for a price of S$1148 (US$820) and Galaxy S8+ for S$1298 (US$928). Keep in mind that pre-orders for the mentioned devices will begin on April 7, 2017, so if you want to be one of the first persons who will get one of these devices on their hands, you should pre-order it.
Major telecommunication operators will accept your pre-orders for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ starting this Friday, at 12PM. However, you can also pre-order it from the official Samsung website or at major consumer electronic stores’ website starting from the same day and hour. However, select Samsung Experience Stores will accept your pre-orders during opening hours this Friday.
Keep in mind that if you want to pre-order the device from Galaxy Studio at Ngee Ann City, you won’t be able to do this until April 14, 2017 at 11AM. All customers who want to pre-order the device will need to deposit S$50 per device when they pre-order it at the Galaxy Studio or at the Samsung Experience Stores.
All customers who will successfully per-order the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ will receive their devices and a complimentary Wireless Charger Convertible (worth of S$118) from April 22, 2017 upon full payment. However, the persons who will pre-order the device from online stores such as Samsung Store online, Samsung Experience Store, or Galaxy Studio, will also receive a S$100 Samsung Acceserious Voucher, that they will be able to use in order to get accessories for their devices.
If you’ve purchased your Galaxy S7 device with Samsung Concierge, then you will be able to use the yearly upgrade to the Galaxy S8 by paying the upgrade penalty fee if they intend to do that via their respective telecommunication operators.
However, if you’ve purchased the Galaxy S7 device and Samsung Concierge directly from the Samsung Experience Stores, you will be able to get S$350 off when you want to upgrade to the Galaxy S8 device.