Samsung expects to sell 10 million Galaxy S 4 devices in the first month

Samsung expects to sell 10 million Galaxy S 4 devices in the first month
The Samsung Galaxy S 4 might be made out of plastic and not as pretty as rivals like the HTC One or Apple iPhone 5, but that might be a practical decision as Samsung is planning on selling a boatload of its new flagship. In the first month alone, Samsung expects to sell as many as 10 million Galaxy S 4s.

“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.

source: Reuters

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  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh(17h 3G talk time)

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56 Comments

1. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

I hope Samsung can do it, and we are all waiting for the event, just only 1 day left. So Samsung don't disappoint us. :)

12. schinnak

Posts: 116; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

lets hope the next big thing after color tv does not turn out to be a one year old S3 like device

23. wp8forever unregistered

all I can see is , that tomorrow is not gonna be that great, why well cuz I don't see any possible way this can be , crazy way better than ,HTC ONE ,OR XPERIA Z .

38. drnggaj33

Posts: 127; Member since: Feb 29, 2012

the reason why it will be better 1st the 4.2.1 os then has a removable battery and sdcard slot all good thing ..thoses other ones will run 4.1.1. and have bulit in batteies smh and not 32gb on memory

54. cheetah2k

Posts: 2256; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

The only thing that entices me is the Octacore CPU. If I was to buy a phone on its looks, the HTC One would be top of my list..

32. amiroo

Posts: 269; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

sami can sell why not when people see only advertise and reject build quality.. samsung faild for me cus one can beat it with all around spc.. dont need to any plastic..

2. alila2

Posts: 169; Member since: Nov 01, 2011

any on having trouble with youtube ????????? the site ain't loading .

27. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

stop accessing youtube through your office PC. Its probably restricted by your office server :DD j/k

41. alila2

Posts: 169; Member since: Nov 01, 2011

but i'm board , PA had no new rumors and leaks today!!!

3. terabyteRouser

Posts: 457; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

startling, plastic is easy to reproduce

10. rodkurt

Posts: 128; Member since: Nov 29, 2012

yeah, problems with better build like HTC One which pushed its release

4. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

All the best for Samsung! But 10 million units in a month is a huge number...skeptical!

5. henrickrw

Posts: 408; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

They will :)..

6. schinnak

Posts: 116; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

cant say it has "never" let Samsung down. Anyone remember the back cover fiasco for the pebble blue version of s3 during launch that caused shortage for that color?

7. Equilibrium

Posts: 18; Member since: Nov 15, 2012

Looks and materials of a phone is personal preference but performance and display out way design for the vast majority. Why? Because they get a plastic case anyway. I don't understand the hate of plastic (Samsung actually use a poly-carbonate like material), it allows better battery life, its more durable and most of all removable battery!!! Lets be honest about design, the Xperia Z is alot like the galaxy s 2, the HTC ONE is a lot like the iPhone. The most original design was the first batch of lumias, but they are now a few years old and stale much like iPhones. Samsung may not win awards for sexiest phone, but there's a reason why they are Number 1.

24. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

Fix your Eye Bro. lumias is from N9, N9 is from an ipod concept. HTC One is from Xperia P back and BB Z10 front S2 is from Iphone, Iphone is from Sony prototype Walkman hahahaha

8. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Well if it lives and Keeps upto it's users fans and customers expectations, then yes all the very best, and we are all behind you!

9. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

Wow...O RLY?

11. schinnak

Posts: 116; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

i wonder when the official date of launch will be

13. Topcat488

Posts: 1415; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

I am a Samsung fan... But if Samsung think they can make a blind Man-imal out of me like Apple, it ain't gonna work... Your "Features" are good, but please listen to your consumers. Plastic ain't the problem, it's that there are tooooooooooooooooo many S3 lookalikes already.

44. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

yep dude right.........and i don't think they sell to many because there is HTC One and Xperia Z out there so it's gonna be tough year for samsung and that's true.....!!!

14. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

10 mill? Yea right, the people with their galaxy S3 might as well hold on to what they got and just wait for the latest Samsung update lol

15. McJobs

Posts: 107; Member since: Jul 08, 2012

Design, materials, build quality LUMIA 920, iPhone 5, XPERIA Z, HTC One > Galaxy SIV

17. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

Exactly bro

37. sbw44

Posts: 433; Member since: Dec 04, 2012

Lol to all these Samsung haters thumbing you down

16. sbw44

Posts: 433; Member since: Dec 04, 2012

Lol so the reason why samsung makes their flagships with cheap plastic is because they want to make more money! Just shows people like Nokia,Sony,Htc still cares about their user by making very durable and beautiful phones while samsung is in it for the money!

18. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

And that is what they call, "being cheap" my friend :(

36. oister85 unregistered

VIVA SAMSUNG YOUR THE BEST SAMSUNG, SAMSUNG SAMSUNG SAMSUNG SAMSUNG SAMSUNG

25. kclgphilsbsa

Posts: 765; Member since: Jan 21, 2013

they want plastic for its durability, sammy also want removable battery that shows HOW THEY CARE ABOUT THEIR USERs ur illogical >above all galaxy users will know first that the phone is plastic before buying it;; AND SO THESE USERS WILL NOT SAY THAT SAMSUNG DONT GIVE THEIR CUSTOMERS WHAT THEY WANT -"durable and beautiful phone"

55. yahoo29

Posts: 71; Member since: Sep 15, 2012

Yah thats why they use platic for Removable back,battery and More Memory by putting sd card

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