Samsung Galaxy S9 has already been compared with nearly all its competitors in the market out there.
Samsung, however, has not released any sales numbers for its home country that would confirm the reports. That sentiment seemed to have remained inside the company, as another report said that the company has set a sales target of 43 million units for the mobile.
Samsung has been issuing new smartphones every year for quite some time now. While not set in stone, these parts forecasts can be used to estimate how many finished products Samsung plans to ship. However, despite this drop, Samsung was one of the few companies that actually managed to increase its year-on-year sales in that quarter.
Samsung's smartphone business head Koh Dong-jin aims to see the S9 series outnumber the predecessors in terms of sales volume by releasing the new phones earlier than before, he said at a press conference held in Barcelona on February 26. But with the added pressure of ... First-day sales of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus in Korea were reportedly only 70 percent of the sales achieved by the S8 in its first day of availability.
Some insider sources have revealed that 180,000 units of the handsets are already sold through pre-orders.
If the report is accurate, there are several reasons that could explain the first-day sales dip.
There's good news for other models too, including the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, both of which are planned to be updated in early April.
This is the first time we've heard Samsung comment on Oreo for the Galaxy Note 8, so hopefully its March 22 rollout in Canada is representative of when the rest of the world will see similar treatment.