Thursday 27th October 2016 by Vane Núñez in Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, Note 8, Samsung.
It seems there will be a Note 8 late summer next year. Samsung says that it will offer substantial discounts to those who want to buy a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy Note 8. The deal is only available to those who exchanged the Note 7 for a Galaxy S7 or S7 edge, as was the most common trade-in.
They have also started an “Upgrade program” offering a Galaxy S8 or Note 8 for free when available to those people who have exchanged their Note 7 for an S7 or S7 edge. They have to sign a two-year contract and pay monthly installments on their current device. The program is now live in South Korea, and more details should be forthcoming shortly but we consider it could be extended to other countries.
Recently hundreds of owners of Samsung Electronics Co.’s fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 in South Korea filed a class-action lawsuit demanding compensation. A total of 527 smartphone buyers are demanding Samsung pay each plaintiff about 500,000 won ($440) for time and effort lost when the phones were first recalled, then scrapped.
So the company is looking forward to finding solutions to keep their customers happy and prevent customers from leaving en-masse. Samsung is working hard to build up a premium image, because its reputation has been fractured. We will see finally how this crisis will affects their next flagship devices, specially to the next Note 8.