Here's how you can keep up with the Samsung Galaxy S8 launch event online
After months of rumour and speculation, the Samsung Galaxy S8 will finally be revealed today.
Samsung’s most powerful smartphone to date will be shown off to the world at launch events in New York and London later today, giving us our first proper look at the new device.
The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are set to be rather eye-catching, sporting an all-new design and build alongside some extremely powerful hardware.
If you’re keen to find out all the breaking information from this afternoon’s event, but didn’t manage to score an invite to Galaxy Unpacked, you can watch all the action online – here is how.
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Samsung wants to make sure the whole world gets a good look at the Galaxy S8 and S8+, and in order to do so, is streaming the Galaxy Unpacked event online.
Simply head to the company’s home page, where there’s a link to start watching the event, which is set to kick off at 4pm GMT/11am EDT.
There’s also a special Unpacked 2017 mobile app to follow all the news, which can be downloaded now for iOS and Android devices.
Samsung Galaxy S8 will be revealed later today
The stream is also being shown on the Samsung Unpacked YouTube page, which will also doubtless have extra coverage and feature videos after the event finishes as well.
The Samsung Mobile Twitter account will also feature updates from Unpacked, along with the special hashtag #UnboxYourPhone.
Express.co.uk will be at Galaxy Unpacked, bringing you the latest news as it breaks, and we’re expecting great things from the two new devices.
Although we'll get to see the Galaxy S8 today, there's still no word on when an official release date will take place.
Rumours have suggested it will land in shops towards the end of April with some predicting a date of April 20th.
Pricing for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ has already leaked online, with reports claiming that the next-generation Samsung smartphone range will retail in Europe for €799 for the entry-level S8 (roughly £692).
Meanwhile, the basic Samsung Galaxy S8+ will retail for €899 (roughly £778).