The Samsung Galaxy Note8 reports great pre-order numbers on all fronts. Samsung says that the new flagship broke the previous pre-order record for a Galaxy Note in the US. Interest is strong in India as well.
The relatively high price did not deter fans of the S Pen the new model costs $930 SIM-free while the Note7 was $850. Samsung is already shipping phones to some of those who pre-ordered while general sales will start on September 15.
We have more concrete numbers from India 250,000 people registered interest. Of that, around 150,000 are on Amazon. The country will get the new flagship earlier than most tomorrow.
As for other regions, MobileFun reported that Galaxy Note8 pre-orders in the UK are 30% higher, South Korea clocked 400,000 pre-orders in a day (for comparison, the Note7 reached 200,000 in two days).
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