Galaxy S8 preorders were up 30 percent over the S7.
Everyone wondered if Samsung would be able to recover from the disastrous, exploding Note 7. The other question is whether customers would reject Samsung after the hit it took last year. But it sounds like that hasn’t happened. Samsung says that pre orders for the S8 and S8+ were the best it has ever seen.
Samsung isn’t giving us any hard numbers so it’s hard to say just how well this launch went. But in July, Samsung will report its quarterly financials — and we’ll get a better idea of how the S8’s launch affected the company’s bottom line then.
Samsung confirmed there’s nothing wrong with the phone’s screen and said that a software update adjusting the screen’s color calibration will be coming this week.