Galaxy S8, S8+ attract huge pre-order from Nigerian users

Anticipation is high for the worldwide release of Samsung's next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8, this Friday. However, it looks like just ahead of the launch, some extra information pertaining to the much awaited Samsung flagships are out, and have been reported by Gadgets360. The Investor reports that the device crossed the milestone within 10 days, since the pre-orders began on April 7 in South Korea. With the new Samsung Galaxy S8 series, there is definitely more room for everything, from office documents, games, to videos and photos.

Samsung Galaxy S8 features a 5.8-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED panel, whereas the S8 Plus features a slightly larger 6.2-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED panel. One user told the newspaper: "After I read articles that there are many reddish panels, I checked mine". The Infinity Display, battery life, and camera are some of the aspects Samsung India has highlighted at the event. The Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus will also be retailed by Reliance Jio that's offering a double data plan to prospective buyers that includes 56GB of data for 309 INR (approximately $5) per month.

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Some researchers believe the smartphone will set a new first-year sales record. Revenue likely rose 9.7 percent from a year earlier to 14.7 trillion won.

Samsung has launched the Exynos variants in India. "Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ extend our trust, our heritage of great innovation and stunning design and our "Make for India" promise", said H.C. Hong, President and CEO, Samsung Southwest Asia.

The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will come with a new 10nm chipset, which the company claims is smaller yet more efficient. Apart from this, the device packs 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 256GB via microSD card. The possession of this feature is also unique to Samsung as Apple gives no option to extend iPhone 7 display. Moreover, the smartphone also comes bundled with Samsung's own AI assistant dubbed Bixby. On the connectivity front, both the devices support Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, USB Type-C, GPS, GLONASS and 4G LTE.

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