Samsung may be throw in some extra goodies for people who preorder thephone, according to frequent mobile tipster Evan Blass.
Samsung is set to unveil its next Galaxy phone on. Some serious pressure is surrounding the Samsung event after the last Note phone, the , shipped with faulty batteries that caused and led to . Since then Samsung has and .
With the grand announcement coming on August 23, Note 8 preorders may start as soon as the next day.
The rumor claims that a 256GB microSD card will come with Note 8 preorders, plus a choice of either a convertible wireless charger (a now-standard feature in Samsung’s top phones) or a 360-degree camera. Although Samsung’s Note 8 phone is likely to cost more than the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, Samsung seems to be carrying on the tradition of offering a bundle to sweeten the deal. The bundle represents hundreds of dollars in saving if you were to buy the pieces separately.
Last year Samsung released, which paired well with Samsung’s Galaxy phones, and since then it released a refreshed . Regardless if you are an aficionado of 360-degree video, the camera would make a nice little supplement if included with your new Note.
If you’re a European customer, you may get a different bonus with your Note order. Instead of a microSD card, wireless charger, or 360 camera you may get aas your “preorder gift,” according to a second tweet from Blass.
It isn’t clear if Samsung would also offer original Note 7 buyers a, but that’s something we’d like to see.
Although the alleged preorder date is August 24, the Note 8 might not release until September 15, Blass tweeted separately. Samsung has said it will sell the Note 8 independing on the region.
We’ll likely hear more about Note 8 availability next week during the Samsung event. So stay tuned to CNET and keep an eye out for more preorder info then.
Samsung did not respond to a request for comment.