Samsung Galaxy S8 bundle will feature AKG earphones

Victor, 27 February 2017

If you didn't catch Samsung's MWC event yesterday, or simply turned it off once you found out there would only be tablet announcements, you might have missed some big Galaxy S8 news. The presentation was closed off with with a short teaser clip for the upcoming Galaxy S8 pair and a confirmation for the March 29 unveiling event.

Samsung also made it clear that the Galaxy S8 will come bundled with a new AKG pair of headphones. This falls in line pretty well with the addition of AKG-tuned speakers on the new Galaxy Tab S3, which you can read more about in our hands-on review. The move comes as no surprise either, since Samsung did officially acquire Harman and with that, its popular brands, like JBL, AKG, Bang & Olufsen.



Reader comments

  • AnonD-312078
  • 22 Mar 2017
  • 32F

Too true. Apple having Beats is perfect for them. 2 huge brands into one now. That with Apple Music just pushes Apple is heavily in with music for a long time and has adapted (bought) to the new audio world. Samsung buying Harman and now incorporatin...

  • AnonD-237381
  • 21 Mar 2017
  • L@n

What's the point of having a device with "high quality audio" when I can't hear it too well?

  • AnonD-521587
  • 20 Mar 2017
  • I0c

volume and quality are no the same thing. It's quiet but very high audio quality.

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