According to a report from The Investor, South Korean giant Samsung has shipped a record 20 million units of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ till date.
Citing data from market research firm Strategy Analytics, Korean publication states that Samsung has shipped an average 278,000 units per day since the April 21 launch, estimated to be around 19.8 million units by the end of June 2017. Since then, the global shipments of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ have crossed the 20 million figure.
As The Investor notes, Samsung’s Mobile Chief, DJ Koh said at the media event last month that the Galaxy S8 had outsold the Galaxy S7 by 15 per cent in the same three-month period after the launch.
Samsung Galaxy S8 has met with positive reviews overall, with critical acclaim coming for the curved bezel less Infinity display.
Interestingly, Samsung plans to launch the Galaxy Note 8 this month.
It is going to be the company’s second flagship of the year. The Galaxy Note 8 will succeed the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7, which sparked a global crisis for Samsung last year. The whole episode cost Samsung billions in profit.
With Galaxy Note 8 Samsung hopes to earn it’s reputation back.