More importantly, it comes with similar specs as the Samsung Galaxy S8 for almost $400 less
As for the pricing, the Galaxy S8 could cost around 5,050 yuan, while the Galaxy S8 Plus might cost consumers around 5,670 yuan.
Nevertheless, the Galaxy S8 is expected to help Samsung to get some of its lost momentum back once it reaches consumers in China.
According to reports, Samsung will launch the Galaxy S8 handsets on May 18 in Beijing, with pre-orders taking place earlier on May 10, followed by sales on May 25.
While Samsung released the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ to global markets on April 21 and the devices are now on sale in major markets around the world, Chinese consumers are yet to get their hands on the smartphones.
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As it stated in Samsung registers record profits in Q1 2017 despite decreased flagship mobile sales The reason behind the dropped Samsung sales is being attributed to the expensive price tag attached to Samsung phones.
At the same time, the market share of Chinese brands including Huawei, Oppo and Vivo witnessed a great leap in the home country during the same period.
Thus, Oppo and Vivo have emerged as the fastest growing brands in China followed by Huawei.
Ever since Samsung released its flagship Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones, the laurels and eulogies have not stopped pouring.
But despite this, all may not be too well with the Korean tech giant as the sales of its smartphones are fast slipping away in China, which is the world’s largest smartphone market, to other more known local brands.
collected by :John Smith