You will not need to stand in long queues to buy a Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ this year

In all Samsung wants to sell twice as many Galaxy S8 smartphones this year as it did last year with the successful S7 model.


At the time of announcement of Samsung's all-new Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphone, head of mobile, DJ Koh confirmed that the company will not face any supply issues when the smartphone launches on 21 April.

According to a report in the Korean Herald, Samsung will not run short of supply or face supply delays as it has come prepared. The company has so far prepared 20 million units of its Galaxy S8 and S8+ in the first production run. So yes, Samsung is going to be all ready this time around.

In all Samsung wants to sell twice as many Galaxy S8 smartphones this year as it did last year with the successful S7 model.

"Since we are preparing the supply without difficulty, there will be no issue of supply delay," said Koh.

For the customer, this would mean shorter queues at Samsung Mobile stores as they would not need to worry about not being able to obtain one.

What has still kept everyone at the edge of their seats is the pricing.  For now there are no details on this front for India. In the US pre-orders have opened up with the standard Galaxy S8 selling for $750 (roughly Rs 48,631) and the bigger Galaxy S8+ for $850 (roughly Rs 55,000) Samsung is also offering an "Experience Box" that contains a Gear VR, Controller, Harmon Kardon headphones and 256GB microSD card for $99 (approximately Rs 6,419).

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