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Samsung sees 720,000 Galaxy S8 preorders in Korea in 7 days

Thursday 13 April 2017 | 07:57 CET | News
Samsung Electronics reports it has received 720,000 preorders for its Galaxy S8 smartphone in South Korea in the first 7 days since the device was launched on the local market, Yonhap news agency reports, citing Koh Dong-jin, president of Samsung's mobile communications business. "Initial market response [for the Galaxy S8] is better than expected", the company representative said. Samsung launched local preorders on 7 April. The official release is scheduled for 21 April.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Samsung
Countries: Korea, Republic of
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