Samsung is currently riding high on the success of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ as the combined pre-orders of both the devices have now reached 728,000 units as of Wednesday. Earlier, the pre-orders reached a total of 550,000 units in first two days.
“The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ reached 728,000 units, as of Wednesday, in Korea. We are aiming to sell 1 million units before officially launching the smartphone,” said DJ Koh, head of Samsung’s mobile business, at a media conference at its Seocho office building in Seoul. However, Koh did not reveal the pre-orders figure for the US market, but he said that it much higher as compared to the Galaxy S7.
The company further states that it has sold more than 150,000 units of the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant of the Galaxy S8+ that cost around won1,155,000 which roughly translate to Rs 65,428.
Samsung is giving a free DeX station to very customer opting for pre-orders the Galaxy S8+ with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Further, the brand has also stated that the company will be supporting 50 percent of the screen replacement fee within one year, though it will be for once. Customers in Korea will also receive three months’ use of YouTube and YouTube Red free of advertisement as well.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will be going on sale on April 21, however, there is no word about Indian pricing and availability, but both the devices were recently spotted for pre-resigerations on company’s official website.