Samsung starts S8 ads as LG G6 takes off in Korea

Tuesday 14 March 2017 | 12:49 CET | News
Samsung Electronics has started already advertising its upcoming Galaxy S8 in Korea. Such advertisements are usually unveiled only or two weeks prior to the official launch, the Korea Herald reports. Samsung is expected to launch the flagship phone at a press conference on 29 March. The news follows its rival LG Electronics announcing that its new G6 smartphone sold more than 30,000 units in the first two days after its launch 10 March. Its preorders exceeded 82,000 units during the eight days started 02 March. "Customers seemed to like the G6's full display, thin design and light weight,"

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: LG / Samsung / SK Telecom
Countries: Korea, Republic of
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