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Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-orders crosses 1 million units mark

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Apr 18, 2017, 8:21 pm IST
Updated Apr 18, 2017, 8:21 pm IST
The Galaxy S8 will hit the shelves on April 21 in the country.
Apart from South Korea, the smartphone will be going on sale in the United States and Canada as well on the same day.
 Apart from South Korea, the smartphone will be going on sale in the United States and Canada as well on the same day.

According to a new report from South Korea, the Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-orders have crossed the 1 million units mark. The Investor reports that the device crossed the milestone within 10 days, since the pre-orders began on April 7 in South Korea.

The reports also suggests that 1 million pre-orders is the highest ever for a new smartphone in South Korea. The Galaxy S8 will hit the shelves on April 21 in the country. Apart from South Korea, the smartphone will be going on sale in the United States and Canada as well on the same day. Samsung has also set a sales target of over 60 million units, which is more than what was expected for Galaxy S7.

 

Talking of the Galaxy S8, the smartphone is powered by a 1.9GHz octa-core Samsung Exynos 8895 processor paired with 4GB of RAM. There’s 64/128GB storage on board along with 256GB expandable microSD card slot. A 12MP f1.7 dual pixel camera does the rear camera’s duty while an 8MP f1.7 auto-focus camera is there to work as the front camera. The standard S8 has a 5.8-inch 1440p Super AMOLED “Infinity Display” while the S8+ has to do with a 6.2-inch 1440p version of the same. There’s Bixby on board along with the Google Assistant to assist you in your daily life.

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