Samsung Galaxy S8 : kerfuffle around the sales figures

The Samsung Galaxy S8 he passed his entrance on the market ? According to Samsung, yes. But behind the results touted by the brand, a little too much kerfuffle.

The Galaxy S8

Samsung had announced last year that the Galaxy S7 had passed 10 million copies in less than a month, same thing for the Galaxy S6. According to Samsung, the Galaxy S8 would have reached the figures were even more impressive : 10 million copies have been sold in less than 3 weeks, and the sales would be 20 to 30 per cent higher than the previous model.

Samsung has, indeed, achieved a successful launch in spite of a few false notes (the red screen, and the waltz of the components), the device will be available in 120 countries around the world at the end of the month. However, 10 million copies would be copies shipped to retailers and distributors, for the time being this is 5 million copies sold would have been. This figure has been calculated on the basis of the activated devices.

It will have to wait a few months to have sufficient hindsight : Gartner had announced that 55 million of Galaxy S7 and S7+ had found takers in one year study (April 2017).

We have had the opportunity to try the Galaxy S8 and S8 More. Below you will find our two tests :

  • Test of the Samsung Galaxy S8
  • Test of the Samsung Galaxy S8 More

Read on FrAndroid : Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 More : our tests, the features, price and release date

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