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THE INVESTOR
May 24, 2019
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Samsung

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus set for 50% share of flagship model sales

  • PUBLISHED :April 24, 2017 - 10:50
  • UPDATED :April 24, 2017 - 10:50
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[THE INVESTOR] Sales of the 6.2-inch Galaxy S8 Plus are expected to beat that of the 5.8-inch Galaxy S8, a report showed on April 24.

Samsung Electronics kicked off official sales of the new flagship smartphone series in Korea and the US last week.

According to the report released by Yuanta Securities, the annual sales of the Galaxy S8 smartphones are expected to reach 50.4 million units, with the Galaxy S8 Plus taking up 53.9 percent, or 27.1 million units.

Samsung released two versions of the Galaxy S8 Plus with 64GB and 128GB data capacities, while the smaller Galaxy S8 only comes in a 64GB model.

Industry watchers said the rising demand for wider screens comes as more users enjoy mobile games or video content on smartphones.

By Alex Lee and newswires (alexlee@heraldcorp.com)
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