• The Galaxy S9 is Samsung's first flagship series to sell less units in Q2 than in Q1

    3 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    Following a drop in profits last quarter which was attributed to slow Galaxy S9 and S9+ sales, and increased competition from budget brands, a new report is now claiming that Samsung's flagship lineup shipped only 9 million units during the three-month period ending June.
    While this number is certainly still impressive and surpasses the total sales of Huawei's P20 and P20 Pro duo, it marks a clear decline over the first quarter when the brand shipped 10.2 million Galaxy S9 units. Moreover, the fact Q1 sales were stronger than those of Q2 is an indicator of how slow Samsung's flagship sales ...
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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could be the last Note

    Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could be the last Note

    3 monthes ago - By Tech Radar

    We're less than a month away from the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 , but while it will probably be a good phone and a great seller, it could also be the last handset to carry the Note name, as Samsung is reportedly considering merging the Note and S ranges. That's according to sources in the ‘electronics industry', speaking to The Bell , and supposedly this possibility has been under discussion for the last year or so. The argument made for the merger is that the S range is already very similar to the Note range now that Samsung is selling ‘Plus' models. The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus...
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  • Samsung may merge the Galaxy S and Note lines, sets modest Note 9 sales goal

    Samsung may merge the Galaxy S and Note lines, sets modest Note 9 sales goal

    3 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    Big things will be coming from Samsung after Vice Chairman Lee's release from prison, and we don't mean the renewed focus on outing a unique bendable phone like the Galaxy X only. Mr Lee is reportedly embarking on a complete review and overhaul of Samsung's mobile portfolio that has been under pressure this year, both at the top-end, where people balk at high prices and down the totem pole where Chinese brands are eating Samsung's lunch with value-for-money propositions.
    One of the ideas that have been floated in Samsung's boardroom meetings for the past year or so, and ...
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