Thursday, April 23, 2015

Operators have reported of weak sales of Galaxy S6 in homeland Samsung

Samsung plans to sell up to the end of the year, 70 million smartphones Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge have the potential not realized. Yesterday iPhoneBul wrote about a disastrous start new products, and today it became known that the devices sold poorly at home and Samsung, where the company's position is traditionally strong.

According to the report of the South Korean resource Yonhap News, the top selling Android-smartphones in the country amounted to 200,000 units, while the pre-orders were issued on 300 000. Experts believe that the sales that do not meet projections, associated with restrictions, which have established on the part of mobile operators subsidizing the retail price of the device.
South Korean wireless service providers have agreed to subsidize 210,000 won, or $ 195, although this threshold and is expected soon to rise to 300 000 won, or $ 280.
Although rich smartphones Korean market can not serve as an unambiguous indication for the prognostic evaluation of the success of Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge.
On the eve of the sources in retail sector reported that in the first days of sales Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge was purchased less than the Galaxy S5, appeared in April 2014, the first day in stores selling Korean novelties were twice lower than the Galaxy S5 and compared with the previous leader, Galaxy S4, - 7 times.
Representatives of retailers refused to comment on reasons for the decline in demand for flagship Samsung.