The local news outlets from Korea have reported that Samsung received as much as 550,000 orders for the S8 within two days. The number is Company’s greatest in Korea that accounts to two-day pre-orders. The most in-demand S8 model happened to be the 128 GB S8 Plus
The number is greater than that of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 which had highest two-day preorders of 400,000. The number is about 5 is times to that of the Samsung Galaxy S7, for which the number was somewhere around 100,000.
The giant was expecting such an immense response and had as much as 3,000 of shops loaded with S8. Following the Note 7 fiasco, there was no Samsung phablet in the market. The people, hence, thronged to the 128 GB model of the larger sibling of S8, S8 Plus.
Samsung unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, Samsung Galaxy S8 last month. The launch followed a flood of rumors about the smartphone. Samsung started accepting the preorders this Friday, and will keep on accepting them till April 17 before the standard S8 sales which begin on April 21.