And yeah, we are getting impatient, we want it here, we want it now, and we’d love to know how much it will cost, so that we can figure out whether we’d be able to save up for it or if we have to sell a liver or something. Since no official information is available from Samsung yet, let’s get to analyzing the clues we have and see if we can come up with satisfactory approximates!
Since the Note 5, Samsung has been trying to pull the phablet’s announcement and launch well into August. That way, when it presents it on the IFA annual superconference, the handset is actually ready and waiting for customers to throw their money at it. Or, in other words, it has time to gain momentum on the market before Apple drops its latest and greatest iPhone — that usually happens around mid to late September — and squeeze out as many sales as possible.
The rumor mill went a bit back and forth with the release date — first, it claimed that the Note 8 will be announced on the 26th of August, then it was claimed that Sammy will delay the unveiling and subsequent launch well into September. Then, insiders said that slowing sales of the Galaxy S8 are causing Samsung to put the pressure on and…
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