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Samsung Electronics shares edge up after unveiling Galaxy S8
March 30, 2017 / 12:19 AM / 8 months ago

Samsung Electronics shares edge up after unveiling Galaxy S8

SEOUL (Reuters) - Shares of tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd opened up 0.2 percent at 2,094,000 won ($1,885.87) on Thursday following the launch of its Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone.

Justin Denison, Samsung senior vice president of Product Strategy, introduces the Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones during the Samsung Unpacked event in New York City, United States March 29, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

The long-awaited S8 is the company’s first new premium phone since its September withdrawal of all Galaxy Note 7 devices due to fire-prone batteries.

Reporting by Dahee Kim; Editing by Stephen Coates

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