Samsung’s US arm has issued a statement stating that the pre-orders of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in the US have outpaced those of the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge “with strong double digit growth.”
Samsung Galaxy S8 Release Date, Specs, News, Rumors & Features
Pre-orders of Samsung’s latest flagship, the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, are off to a flying start in Korea where the handsets have received pre-orders of 550,000 units in just two days.
As per industry sources, the Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-order numbers were 40 percent higher than the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 on the first day the pre-orders went live.
Samsung has teamed up with Asiana Airlines to launch a special edition of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus in Korea, its home market. The Asiana edition of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus can be purchased between April 7 to April 17 — the same time during which the normal edition of the handsets will be on pre-order.
The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ look beautiful with their Infinity Display and an almost bezel-less front. However, the lack of bezels surrounding the display has also raised concerns about the reliability of the device during drops.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Display Earns Highest Ever A+ Rating from DisplayMate; Crowned ‘Best Performing Smartphone Display’
The folks over at DisplayMate have gone ahead and published their in-depth results of the tests they conducted on the Infinity Display of the Samsung Galaxy S8, and the results are overwhelmingly positive.
The Samsung Galaxy S8+ is packed to the brim with features and the very best of the technology that is available in the market right now. However, one area of the phone that has concerned many people is its battery life.
Samsung will be selling a higher spec’d variant of the Galaxy S8 Plus in Korea packing 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage space. It was previously rumored that Samsung will be launching a 6GB RAM variant of the Galaxy S8 for China, but the company decided that customers in its home country also deserve the best.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 is still almost three weeks away from going on sale but all the stock wallpapers from the device have already been extracted and made available for download for other devices out there.
The Galaxy S8 sure is an impressive phone, but the lack of a dual camera setup has been a disappointment for many. Now, photos of some Galaxy S8+ prototype units have leaked on the internet which indicates that Samsung was toying around with the idea of using a dual-camera setup on its 2017 flagship handset.