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    Galaxy S8+ more popular with pre-order customers in the US, says Samsung

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    Last updated: April 11th, 2017 at 13:50 UTC+02:00

    A lot of people expected that customers will prefer the 5.8-inch Galaxy S8 over the 6.2-inch behemoth that is the Galaxy S8+ but that doesn't appear to be the case, at least in the United States. Samsung has said that pre-orders for its new flagship are already performing better than the Galaxy S7.

    The company told CNBC that “The majority of consumers have been selecting the Galaxy S8+,” pointing out that the larger model is selling better than its 5.8-inch counterpart. Samsung also said that it has seen “double digit growth” in pre-order numbers for the Galaxy S8 as compared to last year ever since pre-orders went live two weeks ago.

    This goes to show that appetite exists in one of the most lucrative markets in the world for flagship smartphones for handsets that have massive displays. It makes sense, more and more content is being consumed on mobile devices these days, so display size as well as display technology is becoming increasingly important.

    The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will be released in the United States come April 21. That's also when retail sales of the new flagship will begin.

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