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Samsung announces global availability of the Galaxy S22 Series and Galaxy Tab S8 Series

Customers trying out the new Samsung phones

Samsung has announced that its new Galaxy S22 Series and Galaxy Tab S8 Series devices are now becoming available in markets around the world following what it said were record-breaking pre-orders. The full list of devices in these series includes the Galaxy S22, S22+, S22 Ultra, Tab S8, S8+, and the Tab S8 Ultra.

Providing a bit of insight about the pre-order period, Samsung said that the Galaxy S22 Series and Galaxy Tab S8 Series saw more pre-orders in their first week than any other Samsung smartphone or tablet so far. It said pre-orders of the Galaxy S22 Series were more than double those of the Galaxy S21 Series and that the Galaxy S22 Ultra drove more than 60% of sales. The Galaxy Tab S8 Series also saw double the number of pre-orders than the Galaxy Tab S7 Series, again, the Tab S8 Ultra drove 50% of the pre-order sales.

Commenting, Bryan Choi, Executive Vice President and Head of Sale & Marketing Office, Samsung Electronics’ MC Business, said:

“We’re thrilled that these devices have already become among our most popular ever. At Samsung, we remain committed to offering boundary-pushing innovation and these new devices not only provide more choices for Galaxy fans, but access to the full Galaxy ecosystem of devices and partners for a truly connected experience. We cannot wait for users to live their lives more easily and connect with others more seamlessly.”

While markets such as Europe, North America, and Korea are receiving the new Samsung devices from today, other markets will have to wait until March before they can pick up their devices.

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