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Samsung to begin Galaxy S8 mass production in March

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, January 6, 2017 | 09:59 am
Samsung to begin Galaxy S8 mass production in March

News outlets reported that the first five million units of the Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone would be manufactured in March and the next five million in April.  (Shutterstock.com/MilsiArt)

In a break from the previous tradition of releasing its latest Galaxy S line during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, the South Korean company will reportedly release the Galaxy S8 smartphone in New York, United States, in April.

According to Antara news agency, Samsung has ordered up to 10 million units for the new smartphone's first batch. The first internal components are estimated to arrive at the factory next month and full production of the device is slated to begin in March.

(Read also: Samsung's smartphone brand takes beating from Note 7 fiasco)

News outlets also reported that the first five million units would be manufactured in March and the next five million in April. 

Samsung sold around 10 million units of Galaxy S7 in the first month sale last year and it expects similar success for S8. (kes)

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