The company shipped the Galaxy S7 early, too.
Samsung unveiled its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ at a press event in March.
Samsung has the foldable smartphone design lined up in its pipeline since a long time.
It has been suggested that the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active will be released sometime in June, the same schedule all previous Active models have launched. Which does mean if you do plan on picking up a Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus, then the dedicated Bixby button is likely to only serve as a button dedicated to Bixby.
Just a few days after launch, the company stated that the new Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will not include one highlight feature - AI-powered Bixby assistant. Note that Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ is already up for pre-registration on Samsung Mobile India official website.
As for the much-awaited gadget of the year, the Samsung Galaxy S8 will finally hit the store shelves this coming April 21.
The Galaxy S8 and S8+ run on Android 7.0 Nougat with new improved TouchWiz U.I on top. The standard S8 has a 5.8-inch 1440p sAMOLED "Infinity Display" while the S8+ has to do with a 6.2-inch 1440p version of the same. In South Korea, over 720,000 units of the all new smartphones are pre-booked.
T-Mobile is already shipping Samsung Galaxy S8 orders, as first spotted by Phandroidand Android Forums.
The upcoming smartphone will be central to the company's recovery from the disaster it experienced a year ago with its Galaxy Note 7 phablet.
While some of Bixby's features work, the report said, Bixby - Samsung's answer to Apple's Siri - won't be able to respond to any user voice commands, perhaps until as late as May.
Fast charging and wireless charging: Actual battery life testing remains to be conducted for the Galaxy S8.
The new Galaxy S8 smartphone will launch in two versions, one with the Snapdragon 835 and the other with Samsung's own Galaxy Exynos 8895 SoC. Considering the last smartphone released by Samsung blew up when its battery overheated.