Media: Samsung Galaxy S8 will be released in April, and will be much more popular predecessor
Samsung decided to postpone the start of sales of the flagship smartphone Samsung Galaxy S8 to mid-April 2017, said on Monday South Korean media. Although communication modules for the new items will be delivered to the company in March, shipment of other accessories Galaxy S8 will begin only next month.
According to insiders, at year end, Samsung will supply about 60 million Galaxy S8. And that means the new smartphone will be significantly more popular than its predecessor.
However, the title of the most sold models he does not deserve. The record belongs to the smartphones Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S4, which at the time of the year has sold, respectively, in 65 and 70 million copies. According to sources, sales of the Galaxy S8 will be higher than the results of the three latest generations of flagship Samsung, which failed to pass the milestone of 50 million sales.
This year Samsung plans to introduce two high-end smartphone, which will be marketed under the names Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8 Plus. Moreover, if the first device receives a 5.1-inch screen, the latter, according to rumors, will be equipped with 6 – or 6.2-inch display with support for stylus S-Pen and will become a substitute for the failed Galaxy Note 7. Both communicators are attributed to curved with the two sides of the display, which occupies about 90% of their front panel.
Presentation Galaxy S8 have to go to the special conference Samsung. The announcement of the smartphone is expected in March-April of this year.