Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus: Pre-Orders May Reach 1M Next Week!

Apr 14, 2017 05:00 AM EDT | Paul Urban

Samsung Galaxy S8 is definitely in demand as an astounding number of units have been pre-ordered in South Korea. This proves that Samsung is on its way to reclaiming its glory after the unfortunate Note 7 incident. Samsung is back with a vengeance as sales report show that the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus is the one to beat this year and the years to come.

Upon its official launch last month, the Samsung S8 and S8+  have shattered pre-order records by having 550,000 registrations in just two days in South Korea! This number has also swelled into an even impressive volume.

A recent press conference hosted by Samsung at Seocho Office in Seoul, the company revealed the pre-orders for the latest flagship phones have already surpassed 700,000 units in just a week. This is certainly a record-breaking feat that only Samsung can deliver. With how things are going, it is even expected that pre-ordering of Samsung S8 and S8+ will reach one million by Monday, April 17, 2017.

Pre-order of the latest flagship mobile devices has commenced on April 7 in Korea. Given the figures above, it is expected that the rest of the world will also share the same excitement towards the Samsung S8 and S8 Plus. It has already achieved record-breaking success in Korea, next is the rest of the world.

Samsung is also doing serious marketing with both Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. Marketing strategy involves having a pair of AKG earphones and 256GB micro-SD card. There are also reports suggesting that Samsung VR headsets will come free upon pre-ordering either phone. This has yet to be confirmed.

Obviously, battery issue has been the priority of both latest devices. However, for the sake of those who want to be entirely sure, Ming-Chi Kuo said that the Samsung S8 and S8 Plus are much safer to use after series of battery tests. Meanwhile, marvel at the technology this latest flagship handset has to understand why it is such a big hit by watching the video below.

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