The launch of Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 +, which is a positive step that taken by Samsung as well as placing a competitor in a difficult position. The reason, Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone product not only has a futuristic body design, but also thanks to the qualified specifications pinned Snapdragon 835 chipset.
Reporting from Gizmochina, recent data show that Samsung is rumored to have sold at least five million units of Galaxy S8 and S8 + in less than one month. This achievement can certainly make Samsung a sweet smile and be the antidote of the failure of last year’s Galaxy Note 7.
According to a study by Strategy Analytics, the Korean company has already demonstrated its dominance in the global smartphone market with total shipments reached 80 million units with a market share of 22.7 percent. Namely Apple’s next market leader with 14.4 percent market share, followed by Huawei, OPPO, and Vivo in the top five smartphone companies with the highest total sales during the first quarter of 2017.
Samsung’s current position seems quite secure. The reason, Apple is rumored to postpone the launch of its nearest competitor iPhone 8. In addition, the South Korean analyst Kim Jang-yul revealed that Huawei currently constrained supply of the processor chip and this certainly will make its smartphone unit shipments will be hampered. OPPO and Vivo was deemed not to threaten the position of Samsung because this year’s growth slowed from last year.