Samsung may rely on record sales in Russia announced this week its Galaxy smartphones and Galaxy S8 S8+, the statistics of Russian retailers. According to “Vedomosti”, the amount of pre-orders for South Korean flagships were at least three times higher than last year’s Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge at the start.
2 APR top Manager of one of the largest Russian operators announced that it has received a record number of pre-orders for the new Samsung smartphones. In particular, in retail MTS applications for Samsung Galaxy S8 on the first day were 10 times more than the Galaxy S7 in the last year. The manufacturer number ordered in Russia the day devices do not disclose, but said that the number of pre-orders in Russia is three times higher than its predecessor. According to the forecast leading analyst Mobile Research Group of Eldar Murtazin, the number of ordered devices may exceed 20,000.
Pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ was launched on March 29. Number of bids Galaxy S8 is really more than like the Galaxy S7, said the representative of “M. Video”. And it’s not just expression of interest — Samsung’s new flagships can be ordered in advance, so pre-order now — this is actually a sale, the company said, the company says. More than half of the orders in “M. Video” is decorated in installments.
According to “Euroset”, pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ was several times more than the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge.
It is noteworthy that the previous flagship, the Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge in 2016, also gathered more pre-orders than the older model, Galaxy S6, released in 2015. During the first week of pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Russia had ordered almost four times more of these devices than devices of the previous model, said earlier the representative of the company. In the early days of pre-order to S7/S7 edge in the MTS was six to seven times more than the year before.
In Russia pre-orders for Galaxy S8 will be accepted at a price of 54 990 for the Samsung Galaxy S8 with 64 GB of memory. Price of the Samsung Galaxy S8+ starts from 59 990 rubles.