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Samsung sees record-breaking pre-orders for the Galaxy S6, S6 Edge

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge have seen record-breaking pre-orders, with over 20 million pre-ordered so far

By Anthony Garreffa on Mar 9, 2015 02:38 am CDT - 0 mins, 34 secs reading time

Samsung announced and showed off its new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge handsets at its Samsung Unpacked 2015 event not too long ago now, but the South Korean giant has reportedly received a huge 20 million pre-orders for their new handsets.

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The news is coming from a "top executive at a leading mobile carrier in Europe" according to The Korea Times. This executive remained anonymous, but they did say: "Samsung received some 20 million pre-orders for the S6 and S6 Edge _ 15 million of S6 and five million of the S6 Edge from mobile carriers, worldwide. This is the record".

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge handsets will be available next month in select markets.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.

NEWS SOURCE:koreatimes.co.kr

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