The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are in tight supply, despite Samsung's reassurance

It looks like there's trouble in paradise, for early Galaxy S8 buyers in South Korea are struggling to get their hands on the phone – despite Samsung reassuring them the S8 is ready to fly and there will be no supply shortages...
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82 Comments

26. PSAfromThisGuy

Posts: 144; Member since: Jan 16, 2017

actually, I have over 50 currently in stock in all colors .... where are these numbers coming from again?

30. willard12 unregistered

According to this one article I read a while back, the numbers are coming from South Korea.

44. dimas

Posts: 3324; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

It's no surprise. Koreans only want 2 phone in their country, lg or samsung so the demand will be very high.

33. raveydavey1967

Posts: 8; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Got mine thursday

43. dimas

Posts: 3324; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

I want the silver s8 to be available in my country, samsung. Or if you can create a no-fingerprint smudge ceramic white like xiaomi mi it will be dope.

70. Rampage_Taco

Posts: 1025; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

Give me Blue and I'll give you Silver, US only got Black, "orchid" grey, and Silver. No Blue or Gold :(

47. omnitech

Posts: 1131; Member since: Sep 28, 2016

That lag stuff is pure bull crap viral anti marketing against Samsung. My GS6 runs smoother than my iPhone 6. I find it hard to believe that the GS8 would be worse. Anyways I am quite upset my pre order from Samsung Canada website hasn't shipped yet. I sent them hate email. Lol

65. Spyro

Posts: 334; Member since: Mar 29, 2017

You sent a hate email from the very company you pre-ordered from? Doesn't seem healthy

48. omnitech

Posts: 1131; Member since: Sep 28, 2016

Oh and arstechniva is crap lol

49. omnitech

Posts: 1131; Member since: Sep 28, 2016

Trust me, if the Verge and phonearena doesn't mention lag and dock it 5 points then it's a non issue. The Verge and iphonearena wouldn't waste that kind of opportunity.

50. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Phonearena did mention lag though...

55. omnitech

Posts: 1131; Member since: Sep 28, 2016

But not enough to give it an 8 or a 7. The way arstechnica described it like the laggiest piece of s**t ever 5. That iphonearena says every non iPhone device lags. He probably mentioned it in pixel review.

56. westicktogether

Posts: 50; Member since: Mar 15, 2016

But...they mentioned lag. You said that was the criteria.

77. sissy246

Posts: 7035; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

The Verge is apple and nothing else. I told someone that bull that the iPhone does not lag sometime and they kicked me off. Now thats bull s**t. So if you say anything bad about apple you just might get kicked off.

57. markobarko

Posts: 176; Member since: Oct 09, 2016

Iphonearena this is good news, the s8 is a massive hit.

66. Spyro

Posts: 334; Member since: Mar 29, 2017

Samsung gets supply shortages, nobody panics. Apple gets supply shortages and everone losses their minds

71. Rampage_Taco

Posts: 1025; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

There's a difference between Supply Shortages in a Single country and faking supply shortages globally

81. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

After reading all the hate posts on Samsung, I see i can always count on a good laugh. So Lebron says, be cant pay $750 for a phone that can't load 100's of images at at one time. Even though no phone can. So lets see. He rather pay the same price for a phone that takes the worse pictures, using 2 year old hardware, takes 3 hours to charge, can multi-task on the same screen, has low resolutions, has terrible battery life, can't record with proper volume, the speakers sound like load static. you can't store your person files without using some convoluted method or you are forced to use cloud services, has no advanced features whatsoever and costs the same? HAHA! You haters have shown yourselves to be the biggest fools on the planet. Fans are stupid. Whether they are fans of a phone, a sports team, a car brand...or whatever. i laughed so hard at Lebron that I fell and hurt myself. What a stupid illogical bunch of technological-illiterate fools we have her.

87. Ninetysix

Posts: 2945; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

88. HKies

Posts: 24; Member since: Apr 12, 2017

Goody good.

89. hardikmashru

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 24, 2017

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90. japjoe7

Posts: 9; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

Mother f$%$er. This is what bothered me the most when I moved from a Note 3 to an iPhone 6s. I notices the scrolling difference big time. I know it's a little thing to most but I'm sensitive to this screen scroll and it would def. keep me from buying the S8.
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