The Samsung Galaxy Note8 reports great pre-order numbers on all fronts. Samsung says that the new flagship broke the previous pre-order record for a Galaxy Note in the US. Interest is strong in India as well.

The relatively high price did not deter fans of the S Pen – the new model costs $930 SIM-free while the Note7 was $850. Samsung is already shipping phones to some of those who pre-ordered while general sales will start on September 15.

We have more concrete numbers from India – 250,000 people registered interest. Of that, around 150,000 are on Amazon. The country will get the new…

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