Samsung has pushed back the launch date for the Galaxy S8 duo by one week, according to popular tipster Evan Blass. The upcoming flagships from the company will now release on April 28, instead of April 21.

"Samsung Galaxy S8 press image"

Blass said that low yields with the production of the 10nm Snapdragon 835 and Samsung Exynos 8895 chipsets as the main reason for the scheduled change in the release date.

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Samsung recently confirmed its Galaxy Unpacked 2017 event on March 29th in New York where it is expected to unveil Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ flagship smartphones. Yesterday, the Galaxy S8 surfaced in a couple of videos and last week we saw the first press image of the smartphone showing off its curved screen with narrow bezels and an iris scanner at the top.

The Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2017 event will take place at 11:00 am EDT (9:30 pm IST) in New York on March 29, 2017. The Galaxy S8 is said to retail for €799 (US$ 850 / Rs. 56,830 approx) and the S8+ is said to cost €899 (US$ 956 / Rs. 63,947 approx).