Sending a powerful message to its Chinese language rivals, Samsung on Tuesday stated it offered report quantity (5 million) of Galaxy A-series telephones in India in simply 70 days, beginning March 1, reaching $1 billion income.
“Our aim is to make Galaxy A series a $4-billion brand in India this year. We are now on track to exceed our target,” Ranjivjit Singh, Chief Advertising Officer and Senior Vice-President, Samsung India, informed IANS. “2019 will be a record year for us,” he remarked.
Samsung India has launched six fashions within the Galaxy A-series — Galaxy A50, Galaxy A30, Galaxy A20, Galaxy A10, Galaxy A70, and Galaxy A2 Core.
Whereas the Galaxy A70 was launched in April at Rs. 28,990, the South Korean tech big is now gearing as much as unveil Galaxy A80 with a rotating triple digital camera system and a full-screen show.
Samsung set itself a goal of launching one Galaxy A-series smartphone each month – starting March until June.
“The pre-booking of the Galaxy A80 is likely to start this month, while the phone may be launched early next month,” Singh stated, including a launch date for the cellphone in India is but to be finalised.
Based on a report by the Worldwide Information Company (IDC) on Monday, Chinese language smartphone maker Xiaomi maintained its management place within the Indian smartphone market within the first quarter of 2019, rising 8.1 % year-on-year.
Nonetheless, within the premium section, Samsung regained the highest spot after shedding out to Chinese language smartphone maker OnePlus for 3 quarters in a row, Counterpoint Analysis stated final week.
Samsung continued within the second place with a YoY decline of 4.Eight % within the first quarter of this 12 months, the report stated.
The preliminary uptake for the Galaxy S10 collection drove Samsung to the management place within the premium section, stated the market analysis agency. The corporate is now upbeat about gross sales of the galaxy A collection and the online-exclusive Galaxy M-series.