Samsung S8 phones did not greatly affect the company’s sales




Recent reports from market research firm Kantar indicate that the latest Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus phones did not have a significant impact on South Korean sales, despite the loud hype accompanying the launch of these smart phones, The figures are that these phones have not yet been required.

The South Korean company has put high hopes on these phones, and the number of pre-orders is so, but the latest data released Thursday from the market research firm on smart phone sales covering the three months ended in April 2017 reveal that the phones did not receive a response Great on purchase.

According to market research firm, the Galaxy S8, released in the last two weeks of April did not significantly affect the sales of Samsung in the period ending in April, and the same applies to the sales of the LG G6, which arrived in the Korean market on 10 March and arrived in the United States the following month.

The phones were not among the top 10 best-selling smartphones during that period. Initial indications for the three-month period ending in May 2017 showed that the combined share of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus phones was 8.1 percent in the US, For their ancestors Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, who achieved a market share of 8.8 percent.

While Apple’s latest iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus continued to be named the most sold phones in the first quarter of 2017 with a combined market share of 20.1 percent, with the total share of iPhone’s market phones rising by 5.8 points to 36.5 percent.

Android operating systems from Google and iOS from Apple increased their share in most markets during the month of April, with Android gaining 83.4 percent of smartphone sales in China, up 4.3 percentage points from the previous year, Failed to grow in the United States and its market share fell to 61.7 percent.

At the same time the IOS system accounted for 36.5 percent of smartphone sales in the United States, up 5.8 percent from the previous year, but the system share fell 3.8 percentage points in China to 16.2 percent.


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