The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ flagship duo pre-orders hit more than 700,000 units for the first seven days in South Korea. Samsung Mobile president, Koh Dong-jin said – “The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus reached 728,000 units, as of Wednesday, in Korea. We are aiming to sell 1 million units before officially launching the smartphone.” The pre-order process will continue until Monday (April 17th).

"Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus"

As for pre-orders in the US, Koh said, “Although we are not able to disclose the exact figure, preorders of the Galaxy S8 are higher than those of its predecessor Galaxy S7 in the US.”

Samsung is confident about customer’s safety this time, “We carried out battery tests for more than 200,000 units of the Note 7 following the issue and more than 100,000 units for the Galaxy S8. We can confidently say the Galaxy S8 is safe for use,” Koh said.

Both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are goes on sale in Korea, the US and the UK starting from April 21.

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