Samsung Galaxy S8 Production Underway, 4.7 Million Units Being Manufactured In March
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and its bigger sibling Galaxy S8 Plus are gearing up for a March end debut and reports of an April release in the U.S. are swirling online.
The official’s remarks suggests that Samsung is leaving no stone un-turned in preparation of the demand for the flagship smartphone. By ramping up production it wants to ensure that it has sufficient units of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus at the time of release to avoid any delays and meet consumer demand.
Samsung Ramping Up Production: 10 Million Units In Works
Samsung is reportedly hoping to produce nearly 10 million units of its Galaxy S8 smartphone, with 4.7 million units in March itself. The company is eyeing an additional 7.8 million units’ production in April.
Per reports, parts for the Galaxy S8 have been supplied since February. The Galaxy S8 smartphone is rumored to undergo a major change in its design, especially with the device’s “full front” display.
The Galaxy S8 is expected to be launched at a press event slated for March 29 in New York and it will reportedly hit the global shelves in April.The flagship device is rumored to come with an iris scanner, placed right above the display screen. It will also pack in a fingerprint scanner which will likely be located at the back of the handset, near the rear camera.
The 5.8-inch Galaxy S8 is expected to be priced at around $950, whereas the Galaxy S8 Plus is rumored to start at $1050. Latest reports hint at the pre-orders for the smartphones kicking off on April 10.
From The Tech Times
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