Samsung CEO confirms Galaxy S8 sales are 15% higher than Galaxy S7's

Reports that Galaxy S8 sales are well behind of those for the Galaxy S7 since launch surfaced last week, even though Samsung hasn’t released any official numbers. In fact, this was one of the reasons analysts claimed Samsung plans to launch the Galaxy Note 8 earlier than usual.

However, Samsung’s CEO DJ Koh refuted these reports at a press conference held in Taipei recently. Besides confirming the late August reveal of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, he said that sales of the Galaxy S8 smartphones are well above those of the Galaxy S7 devices.

According to DJ …

No shortage of Galaxy S8 units expected as Samsung preps double the S7's supply

Interviewed by Korean media, Samsung Mobile head executive Koh Dong-jin revealed a strong initial supply is being prepared for the first wave of Galaxy S8 and S8+ sales. Despite rumors of chipset shortages and other production issues caused by the new technology,

Samsung is pushing double the initial supply of last year’s Galaxy S7 and S7 edge units, claiming there will be “no issue of supply delay.” The initial batch of handsets is estimated at about 20 million, while local market analysts predict sales of over 46 million, similar to the volume pushed by the Galaxy S7. Some analysts, and …