“Samsung Electronics Co. is anticipated to sell 45 million units of its latest in the flagship Galaxy smartphone line in 2015, a news report said Monday, falling behind earlier market expectations,” Yonhap reports.
“‘Samsung continues to struggle at the low-to-mid end, while the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge combined look on course to reach a respectable 45 million units this year,’ EE Times said, citing a report released by Deutsche Bank,” Yonhap reports. “The latest estimate, however, falls behind expectations made earlier by other market analysts.”
“Industry tracker DRAMeXchange had earlier estimated combined sales of 55 million units for the new lineup, while Hong Kong-based researcher Counterpoint had offered a 50-million sales figure for this year,” Yonhap reports. “Upon the release of the models, some analysts here also gave a 70-million sales estimate.”
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MacDailyNews Take: For some perspective:
• Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge sales began on April 10th and is estimated to sell 45 million units in 2015 (265 days on the market).
• In the 91-day calendar Q115 alone (December 28, 2014 – March 28, 2015), Apple sold 61.17 million iPhones.
Analysts: Samsung’s Galaxy S6 is selling even slower than the Galaxy S5 – June 4, 2015
Apple’s indomitable iPhone 6/Plus sales unfazed by Samsung’s anemic Galaxy S6/Edge – June 2, 2015
iPhone 6, killer: Beleaguered Samsung’s Galaxy S6 sales are a total disaster – May 22, 2015
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “M J Miller” for the heads up.]