“Based on checks we had with suppliers,” IBK Securities analyst Lee Seung-woo said for Reuters, “Samsung has already done significant work to ensure smooth supply.”
Recently, we heard whispers about HTC having troubles manufacturing its beautiful aluminum One device. We’ve also heard countless times now about Apple having problems manufacturing iPhones to match the huge demand.
Samsung’s all plastic approach on the other hand has not let the company down - it has mastered it to almost perfection introducing similarly designed devices at all price points. Those might all look the same, but they are quick and easy to make, fool-proof, and maybe that’s what it takes to succeed.