Samsung Electronics announced on May 28 that the number of Galaxy S8 smartphones which were registered with the nation's three major mobile carriers topped the 1-million level on May 27.
This milestone was achieved in 37 days after the cutting-edge smartphone was released first on April 21.
Samsung officials said, "The sales pace of the Galaxy S8 here in Korea is about twice faster than that of its previous versions." They added that it took 75 days for the domestic sales of the Galaxy S6 to reach the 1-million level and 74 days for the Galaxy S7.
Prior to this announcement, Samsung Electronics revealed that the global sales of the Galaxy S8 broke the 5-million level early this month.