"We've had more than 250,000 people expressing interest in the buying the Note 8, which has been the highest ever for the Note series", said Asim Warsi, senior vice president-mobile business at Samsung India, declining to comment on the competition from Apple.
Koh also said Samsung hopes to showcase a foldable handset next year but that technological hurdles must be overcome before a decision can be made.
Samsung Electronics said today that said pre-orders for its Galaxy Note 8 premium smartphone have hit the highest-ever for the Note series, beating its predecessor Note 7 over five days by about 2.5 times.
No home button means you will swipe-up from the bottom which is exactly the way Apple fanboys are toilet trained. Lenovo unveiled a concept smartphone with the flexibility to bend around your wrist, but that doesn't look to be coming to fruition anytime soon.
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Google and Amazon already have that always-on-voice controlled speaker in the market. The pressure sensitivity was improved and four new features were added, such as the GIF, translation, and currency conversion. However, The tech company has yet to officially announce the foldable smartphone's specific launch date, specs, features and price.
It appears that Samsung is really interested in having a foldable smartphone. Although its curved screen adds to its aesthetics, it also allows the users to swipe across the edges to bring up menus and shortcuts.
This is the first time Samsung has set a date for the release of its mobile device.
The new iPhone X supports Qi wireless charging since it has a glass back and front and it has the water and dust resistance. Apple's new iPhone X has a minimum price of $999 (£752 according to current exchange rates, £999 according to Apple), but the 256GB version begins at $1,149 (exchange rate: £864, Apple rate: £1,149). The premium segment - devices costing more than Rs 30,000 -contributes to 15% of the smartphone market by value.More news: Giants' Odell Beckham practices Thursday for the first time in three weeks
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