Galaxy S8 pre-orders outpaced Galaxy S7 pre-orders, a new record

Samsung said on Monday that pre-orders for the Galaxy S8 outpaced pre-orders for the Galaxy S7 by 30 percent, making it the company’s “best ever” launch of a smartphone.

“The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are a result of that recommitment and the market has responded – with a more than 30 percent year-over-year growth in pre-orders versus the record pre-orders we had with Galaxy S7, making it our best ever.”