Samsung’s mobile chief, DJ Koh, has told Reuters that they will not be showing off the Galaxy Note 8 at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Galaxy S range has traditionally launched at or near the annual mobile show in Spain, however, we had begun to hear rumours that the launch would be delayed, with April now leading the rumour mill as the potential date.

With the Note 7 battery issues now behind them, the tech giant likely wanted to leave a bit of breathing space between today’s press event and the launch of their most important device of the year. It is also likely, as much of the investigation into the Note 7 battery issues was only finalised in the last week, that manufacturing progress on the Galaxy S8 has been delayed, and wouldn’t be ready for a late February reveal.

We’ve got a good run down on the Galaxy S8 rumours and all it’s expected to contain. Hopefully, we can move beyond the Note 7 issues now and concentrate on looking forward to great hardware for all players.

Source: Reuters.
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Presto
Presto
3 years ago

Hopefully we see the new devices by March/April. Not to be greedy but my contract expires then. I’d love to have a choice from a full range of manufacturers.

Anthony
Anthony
3 years ago

I bet ya LG and Huawei are cheerin’ about this.. I’m kind of curious to see what Nokia’s gonna bring to the table tho..

niknaks
niknaks
3 years ago

Doesn’t bode well for MWC……Could this be another CES in the future.

Andrew
Andrew
3 years ago

I prefer companies doing their own events. Separates it from all the noise of MWC.

Daniel Narbett
Daniel Narbett
Reply to  Andrew
3 years ago

True, but geek want shiny thing NOW!