Samsung Galaxy Note 8 reported to be unveiled on August 23
Samsung Galaxy Note 8, the next phablet flagship from the South Korean-based consumer electronics giant, might launch next month, claims a new report. The Bell, a South Korean based publication suggests that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 might launch on August 23. It is, nevertheless, worth pointing it out that we’re but to listen to a confirmation from Samsung.
Another report corroborates the launch occasion late next month with testimony by a Samsung executive. Nonetheless, the official declined to verify August 23 launch date, reports The Investor.
The earlier than anticipated launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will reportedly make the smartphone broadly available in international markets by September. The company this manner might also tackle its biggest rival, Apple, which is more likely to launch the iPhone 8 in September.
There have been stories making the rounds on the Web that claim the Samsung Galaxy S8 is selling 20 % less than its predecessor. The Bell cites brokerage analysts to assert Samsung managed to sell 9.8 million models within the first two months of the launch, which is about 20 % lower than the Samsung Galaxy S7’s 12 million models last year. This slowdown is alleged to be one of many causes for the early launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
Samsung has already dropped hints during the company’s quarterly outcomes for the quarter ended March 31 that it’ll announce a “new flagship smartphone in the second half of 2017”. And even earlier than that had revealed the Galaxy Note 8 is undoubtedly on the cards, and will probably be safer than its predecessor that was infamously recalled.
It will likely be fascinating to see how effectively the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is received in worldwide markets particularly after the Galaxy Note 7 debacle last year that forced the company to discontinue the phone. With frequent instances of fire on the Note 7, Samsung was last year reported considering killing its Galaxy Note series forever because of the bad title associated with it.