Samsung Challenges Reports That The Galaxy S8 Is Less Successful Than The Galaxy S7
Although Samsung argues the comparison will be skewed, a recently available statement suggested that the brand new Galaxy S8 flagship isn’t selling quite as well as the Galaxy S7 before it.
Samsung is actually refuting claims that its Galaxy S8 isn’t selling nearly as good as its predecessor, highlighting that such a comparison is actually premature at this stage. The company describes that in 2016 – The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge received a global launch, whereas this time around it introduced the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus much more gradually across different markets.
In particular, Samsung launched its brand new Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus flagships back in April this year but made them available in only a couple of markets initially. The smartphones were released into far more markets into May 2017.
Too Soon To Gauge Galaxy S8 Success
With this thought, Samsung says that a comparison between the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S7 sales numbers isn’t actually plausible at this point, since the various products had various launch schemes. So, Samsung indicates that industry watchers must rather hold out a bit more before trying to evaluate the Samsung Galaxy S8’s business success in comparison to that of the Galaxy S7.
Analysts however, argue that the Galaxy S8 series was off to a solid beginning but began to suffer a drop in demand not long after the marketplace was hit. Samsung hasn’t provided details on their sales for the Galaxy S8 lineup since May. This might additionally be interpreted as proof of a fall in demand for the product. The company had announced on the 16th May 2017 that Galaxy S8 sales topped ten million around that point, but has been very quiet over sales figures ever since.
“Since the 10 million shipment, Samsung is not revealing sales figures possibly due to slowing sales,” said an analyst. “We assume the S8 is selling less than the S7.”
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 En Route
The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus remain fairly recent additions to the market, nonetheless, they are commonly regarded among the very best smartphones currently on the market. The two stirred a lot of attention up to now and may see better sales going forward, albeit many Samsung fans might be longing to find out what the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 8 brings to the table before determining what flagship to purchase.
The Galaxy Note 8 is rumored to hit the scene in September 2017 or possibly earlier in August 2017, around the IFA 2017 trade show, but there’s in addition been some speculation that Samsung may introduce the flagship sooner to be able to offset discouraging Galaxy S8 sales. With no official info, nonetheless, these are nothing but rumors at this stage.