The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are the flagship smartphones for Samsung at the moment. Both pack pretty impressive hardware and both phones have cameras which appear to be beating out the competition with relative ease. However it seems that despite all its advantages, the handsets aren’t selling too well.
So much so that Samsung has recently announced during its quarterly earnings that they will be making adjustments to the price of the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge to help maintain its sales momentum. While Samsung was not explicit in what they meant by that, a person familiar with the matter apparently said that this means that the prices of the phones will be cut.
Exactly by how much is anyone’s guess, but if you were thinking of getting either phone, perhaps you should wait a while to see how big of a discount you could get. According to Samsung’s latest figures, the sales in their IT and mobile division saw a drop of 8.4% to around $22 billion, with mobile in particular dropping 7.3% to about 25.5 trillion won.
It’s a bit odd that despite giving customers what they wanted with the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge that sales of either device weren’t as much as its predecessors. Of course it could possible that handset manufacturers such as Xiaomi are eating up Samsung’s market share with their value for money smartphones. In fact over in China, Xiaomi has since displaced Samsung as the number one smartphone manufacturer.