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Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge pre-orders exceeded expectations

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge pre-orders stronger than expected
Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge
Although the numbers are not public yet, the president of Samsung’s mobile division confirmed that pre-orders have been stronger than expected.
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Although the Samsung Galaxy S7 flagships proved to be even harder to repair than their predecessors, these handsets bring back the microSD slot, offer IP68 protection from the elements, the world's first Dual Pixel camera on a smartphone, and much more. All in all, they offer plenty of reasons to buy them, and it looks like the amount of preorders even managed to take Samsung by surprise.

According to Reuters, Koh Dong-jin thinks the amount of preorders was "stronger-than-expected" and also revealed that "Samsung expects the S7s to help revive sales in China, the world's top smartphone market where researchers say the Korean firm is lagging its competitors."

Various analysts claim the Galaxy S7 lineup will close the year with weaker sales than last year's Galaxy S6 family, but that remains to be seen. Since Samsung officials did not mention any numbers yet, we will probably get back to this topic as soon as they - or at least one of the many market research firms watching the mobile industry - come out with some data.

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In my early school days, I hated writing and having to make up stories. A decade later, I started to enjoy it. Since then, I published a few offline articles and then I moved to the online space, where I contributed to major websites that are still present online as of 2021 such as Softpedia, Brothersoft, Download3000, but I also wrote for multiple blogs that have disappeared over the years. I've been riding with the Notebookcheck crew since 2013 and I am not planning to leave it anytime soon. In love with good mechanical keyboards, vinyl and tape sound, but also smartphones, streaming services, and digital art.
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Codrut Nistor, 2016-03-10 (Update: 2016-03-10)