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Samsung says Galaxy S4 sales are alive and well, confirms Galaxy Camera 2 for June

Samsung says Galaxy S4 sales are alive and well, confirms Galaxy Camera 2 for June
Bearish reports on Galaxy S4 sales have eroded Samsung’s stock value in the last couple of weeks and now Samsung has stepped up to say those reports were not based on the reality.

“I can say sales of the Galaxy S4 smartphone are fine. It’s been selling well,” Samsung’s JK Shin said for the Korean media. “The report (JPMorgan’s) was based on its own analysis. Probably, the bank may have corrected its previous bullish estimate about the S4 sales,” he added.

It is rare for a company like Samsung to respond directly to a media report like this. Earlier, institutions like JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley both lowered their outlook on Samsung.

This statement though shows that Samsung is definitely confident in sales of its flagship that reached a record 10 million sales within its first month of availability. Moreover, the Korean company said it has no plans to settle with Apple on any of the around 50 ongoing patent disputes spreading around 4 continents.

Samsung also used the occasion to confirm it will indeed unveil its new Android-based Galaxy Camera 2 at an event taking place in London on June 20th.

source: Korea Times via SamMobile

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posted on 13 Jun 2013, 06:44 9

1. xperiaDROID (Posts: 5042; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Not again! *Facepalm* =_='

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 07:07 9

6. EXkurogane (Posts: 863; Member since: 07 Mar 2013)


Samsung's "a new device a week" schedule continues...

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 07:15 4

8. abcdefgh (banned) (Posts: 471; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)


it never stopped my friend

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 07:40 11

13. sats.mine2k4 (banned) (Posts: 208; Member since: 10 Aug 2012)


And why is that a problem...? It's simple bro u dont want/like it... don't see don't buy...

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 08:04 1

18. EXkurogane (Posts: 863; Member since: 07 Mar 2013)


It is a problem when you flood the market with countless phones that has similar specs. Especially those midrange and lower end ones, do they even intend to support them software-wise for at least 2 years? It;s like lucky draw, A black box with 200 phones, draw one a week to be released as a new product.

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 08:15 8

20. kramersmash (Posts: 11; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)


Most people don't know or care, I work for AT&T and we can't keep the Galaxy S4 in stock very long at all.

posted on 14 Jun 2013, 09:54

34. oister85 (Posts: 391; Member since: 27 Apr 2012)


Hey what about the htc one, does it sale like the s4.

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 08:47 4

23. Jason2k13 (Posts: 626; Member since: 28 Mar 2013)


what company updates their midrange/lowrange phone better than samsung? Anyway it's the high end phones that matters the most, if you want updates buy high end samsung phones, same goes with other brands.

When you go to a phone store, you dont see 200 different samsung phones, most you'll see is 4 different samsung phones. Which is not alot is it?

So in the end, it doesnt matter how many phones samsung makes, since we wont see all of them at the store.

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 09:11

24. EXkurogane (Posts: 863; Member since: 07 Mar 2013)


"if you want updates buy high end samsung phones, same goes with other brands"

No. At least not for Apple and Nokia. People r going to call me a fanboy again, but it's a fact that even lower end Nokia phones still get updates for at least 2 years. Apple is probably the best at supporting old devices, this coming from someone who doesnt like their products.

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 10:01 3

25. Long1 (banned) (Posts: 399; Member since: 18 May 2013)


You might be right, if you call Apple's bug-fixing , an update. Apple doesn't make many real updates. That's why all iDevices can have it. But if they do even small real update, the old models don't get it. That is hardware problem.
See the iOS7 - only the last iDevices will have the full version.

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 12:25

32. Googler (Posts: 813; Member since: 10 Jun 2013)


Can't speak for Nokia but Apple doesn't make anything but upper level phones. And as for them getting updated, they get stripped versions of the updates. What company other than Apple does that?

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 10:45 3

29. Zeus.k (unregistered)


Is anyone forcing you to buy all the phones ?
if not then I dont see how is it a problem. stop trolling every samsung article.

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 10:23 5

28. SleepingOz (unregistered)


Exactly, I don't get why nokia fanboys feel more concerned about Samsung products. They have the money to release whatever they want. You don't like it then don't buy it! It's how business work!

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 07:54 4

17. MCrapp (Posts: 312; Member since: 07 Apr 2013)


The Korean company said it has no plans to settle with Apple on any of the ongoing patent disputes! And that more important for me!
F.....U apple

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 06:45 2

2. PunyPoop (Posts: 714; Member since: 18 Jan 2013)


Yeah because of Ads. Quality wise aaah nope :|

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 07:48 5

15. tedkord (Posts: 4234; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


It'll be OK. All those people choosing Samsung doesn't make your choice any less valid. No need to be so insecure.

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 06:52 3

3. sniperdroid (Posts: 107; Member since: 23 May 2013)


Another one?!! Samsung staaaaaahhhhhp! Then again by them flooding the market they could bring down prices of phones due the already present competition leading to cheap phones for everyone!!

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 06:56 2

4. abcdefgh (banned) (Posts: 471; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)


i always wonder if they have some sort of black box which would make all combinations of hardware and then they handpick some of them and release day by day

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 07:05 6

5. tiara6918 (Posts: 1322; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


Samsung needs family planning, their products are overpopulated

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 07:49 1

16. RaKithAPeiRiZ (Posts: 1295; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)


S-Planner

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 07:13 5

7. amansingal14 (Posts: 283; Member since: 08 Sep 2012)


stop. Just Stop. You are introducing a new device every week. What, you want 52 flagship level phones a year? Dafuq Samsung?

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 07:16

9. SPIDERMAN4 (Posts: 24; Member since: 13 Apr 2011)


I hope it is not the only galaxy that will be presented

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 07:23 1

10. Ruckus (Posts: 276; Member since: 20 Oct 2011)


On Next Weeks Episode of the new hit show "Samsung announces a new device weekly" we will see the upcoming Samsung Tripod S Galaxy IV to go with their new camera! The Tripod runs Android 4.2, and has 16GB internal storage....

-_-'

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 07:26

11. bugsbunny00 (Posts: 882; Member since: 07 Jun 2013)


haha judgement day is coming we will over run by galaxy T-100s.the're releasing so fast.

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 07:27 7

12. wando77 (Posts: 265; Member since: 23 Aug 2012)


Yes.....cause choice is a bad thing

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 07:45

14. Musty18591 (Posts: 16; Member since: 11 Jan 2012)


That moment when u only see Green Thumbs In PhoneArena ... not sure if its peace here Though

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 08:06

19. tashreef (Posts: 476; Member since: 24 Nov 2012)


it's a forced peace .. LOL

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 10:07 1

27. jcpwn2004 (Posts: 314; Member since: 18 Jan 2012)


the trolls lost their power...I'm all for it.

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 08:21

21. jibraihimi (Posts: 633; Member since: 29 Nov 2011)


I will rather wait for second quarter result, before passing out any verdict........

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 08:36 1

22. cornerofthemoon (Posts: 501; Member since: 20 Apr 2010)


I was willing to give a pass on the Fisher Price design of the S4 because of the impressive specs. However, the phones that I played with at Best Buy and T-Mobile were buggy and one model crashed a couple of times. I may buy the developer edition though. That phone should run like a Ferrari without all the added TouchWiz BS.

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 10:05

26. mrblah (Posts: 389; Member since: 22 Jan 2013)


crash and burn sammy!

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 11:26

30. jsdechavez (Posts: 697; Member since: 20 Jul 2012)


Fanning the last remaining embers eh

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 12:02 1

31. amats69 (Posts: 950; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)


MObile world is doomed with ugly galaxy phone that can only differentiate by the size of the screen...thanks to HTC, NOKIA, APPLE, LG, and all Chinese Phone manufacturers, at least we still have choices.....Samsung it is not bad to release a new phone every month but PLEASSSEEE! Learn how to design a good looking phone. fire your current design team! LOL

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 17:29

33. JMartin22 (Posts: 708; Member since: 30 Apr 2013)


What was the point of even making the Galaxy S4 Zoom when they could have just released the main smartphone camera that will probably does what the Zoom does, but just better.

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