Just like previous industry reports, the COVID-19 outbreak has hit the sales of the newly launched S20 series. A recent report has revealed the dire situation of the flagship in the US.
According to Android Authority, market research firm M Science has provided data on the 5G phone market in the US. In addition to the impressive growth figures for this segment, the report also provides more alarming results for the Galaxy S20 series here. In the US, according to statistics, in the first 7 weeks since launch, Galaxy S20 series sales have not even reached 50% of the S10 series, and the S10 sales in the same period are even slightly below the S9. This is really bad news for Samsung.
According to the number that this unit statistics, the difference in sales is relatively large. The Galaxy S9 series once peaked at more than 500,000 units sold, the S10 peaked in excess of 400,000 and the S20 has not even reached 200,000 units. The chart shows the current alarming situation of the Galaxy S20, which is far below the S10 in every week since release.
The COVID-19 epidemic is rocking the entire United States, and Samsung has used this excuse to explain the gloomy estimated sales of the S20 series. That is the easiest explanation. However, sales in the first two weeks before the outbreak of the pandemic were still very poor.
As in the recently released financial report, industry watchers have lowered the estimate of the Galaxy S20 series again. Analysts believe that selling price is the leading cause, when starting at $ 1,000 and the most advanced version up to $ 1,400. It is the price increase that makes it less accessible to people.
Some other minus points can be mentioned such as the external design is not really attractive to customers, lack of 3.5mm jack, camera has not met expectations, … Or because 5G network is not popular, users have not been motivated. to launch a new smartphone but still loyal to old phones that support 4G. There are many reasons for S20 series consumption, apart from pandemics and high prices.