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Samsung's S8 pre-orders 'better than expected'

The S8 will be the safest Galaxy smartphone to date due to safety measures implemented to avoid the battery failures that caused some Note 7s to spontaneously combust. That should give both consumers, as well as the company, reason to smile.


PRE-ORDERS for Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone have exceeded those of its predecessor S7, mobile business chief Koh Dong-jin said on Thursday, suggesting that many consumers were unfazed by last year's Galaxy Note 7 fires.

The S8, which begin sales...

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