Samsung preparing to move 10 million Galaxy S IV units each month after release

Note that the above photo is likely just a mock-up.

Note that the above photo is likely just a mock-up.

Later this year, Samsung will announce and release the Galaxy S IV, and this will, almost without a doubt, be the most successful Android smartphone of the year. However, until that happens, we're stuck here in the present, going through whatever bits of unofficial info we can find, desperately trying to somehow come up with a fuller picture about the GS IV.

One such interesting bit we learned today is that according to a South Korean publication called Money Today, Samsung has plans to sell about 10 million Galaxy S IV units in each month following the release. It's not specified for how many months this is going to continue, though. Money Today claims it has obtained information that Samsung has ordered its subcontractors to produce about 10 million GS IV components each month. Whether that is all true remains to be seen. Still, such kind of insane sales would mean that the Galaxy S IV will quickly become the top Android smartphone ever. Both the Galaxy S III and Galaxy S II have sold in about 40 million units until now, though we expect demand for the GS III to remain strong in the near future.

Money Today has revealed some other interesting bits. For example, it claims that Samsung will try to sell over 500 million phones this year, while its tabled line-up is said to get highly diversified with 7-, 8-, 10-, 12- and even 14-inch models.

source: MoneyToday (translated) via AndroidAuthority

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25 Comments

1. MeoCao unregistered

SS will not have it easy this year. Sony, LG, HTC and many other companies have learned a lot about SS's model and they are making huge progress. No doublt SS will be the leader in Android world this year but 10 million GS4 in a month is a bit unrealistic.

19. Martine

Posts: 102; Member since: Oct 20, 2011

All other manufacturers have probably learned a lot but only time will help us confirm if they have really learned a lot from SS' model. HTC: If HTC, i) learns how to release one or two flagship device in a year (Not One X, X+, XL, etc) ii) improves their marketing. Yeah! HTC One X is about $60-100 cheaper than GS3 while HTC One S is also about $20 -40 cheaper than the Old GS2, but still nobody buys them. iii) learns how to support their device i.e create at least 2 - 3 customer service/support centers in a country where your phones are being sold. In my country this is non- existent. If you buy an HTC device and you have problem, you are on your own. The last a friend of mine bricked his Desire HD while updating the phone (USB cable disconnected), he had to send the device to London, UK from Africa. That was his last HTC device. they will sell a lot better this year. If not, this year may be worse! SONY: Xperia Z and ZL are indeed fantastic phones, they may sell really well but I fear they might be overshadowed by upcoming flagship devices by SS, HTC, LG, Google (Motorola phones and Nexuses) and Apple. This is the same problem the Xperia Arc, S etc had. Poor timing! LG: LG just like Moto still doesn't sell too well outside their homeland but if the release of Optimus G and Nexus 4 improves their brand image as i hope, they may surprise, in the Smartphone race. GS IV: If Samsung can move 18M Galaxy S3, in Q3 2012, I strongly believe the company should be able to reach their goal of moving at least 10M GSIVs each month. I believe they can achieve this feat same way Apple should be able to move at least 15M iPhone 5 each month no matter what.

25. apexKBC

Posts: 92; Member since: Dec 10, 2012

Before Nokia --------> Over Confidence now u know who is...............................

2. big.e927

Posts: 94; Member since: Nov 21, 2012

It's Samsung, they'll make it happen and this is the first high-end of the year phone that will get my prepaid ass on a contract. My S2 is for boost mobile and does well, but I can tell, without a doubt, that the S3 eclipses this phone. I can only imagine how much better a S4 will be.

3. zuckerboy

Posts: 898; Member since: Dec 22, 2011

that design is ugly -__-

13. Ohrules

Posts: 327; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

"Note that the above photo is likely just a mock-up." that help you out?

18. zuckerboy

Posts: 898; Member since: Dec 22, 2011

you r genius !! lol i know that is mock up and that design is ugly

23. Jonathan41

Posts: 532; Member since: Mar 22, 2012

It's not ugly. It's just way too safe. Just like the HTC M7 is. I know it's important to have a recognizable design but, these designers are scared to change anything now a days.

4. deadstroke

Posts: 113; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

come home to papa my boy sammy ^-^

5. Diego!

Posts: 854; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

That´s quite a statement! 10.000.000 a month worldwide... I guess! Anyway, I hope they achive their goal. They deserve it! And I think what will really surprise us is the "diamond-like" pixel they are developing for the screen of the Samsung Galaxy S IV, which will surpass for sure the 440pixels on a screen of 5". Go Sammy! :D

6. drnggaj33

Posts: 127; Member since: Feb 29, 2012

im gonna try and get the sam s4 or the moto Xphone but ill see

7. GALAXY-STORM

Posts: 328; Member since: Oct 13, 2012

With their abilities to mass produce this device, I don't see them failing short of their goal. I will try to be 1 among those 10 million.

8. reyenrique

Posts: 99; Member since: Oct 07, 2012

Go express happiness to the world samsung

9. Topcat488

Posts: 1409; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

I DON'T SEE a Stylus dancing around this mock-up, and when i clicked on the "highlighted" "Galaxy SIV", and checked the specs... It dosen't mention one either. Can't wait too get my new Note III, but will settle for a OG-Note update until then. :)

10. ray77

Posts: 126; Member since: Nov 17, 2012

go an sell ur phone sammy my boy

11. SamsungFan

Posts: 201; Member since: Apr 16, 2012

Samsung always rockzz

12. quawy2013

Posts: 14; Member since: Jan 14, 2013

Go Sammy

14. Andrewtst

Posts: 696; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Every others company is up this year! Include Sony and LG. Unless Samsung did drastic change in phone material and design, or else sorry not my next phone anymore the S IV.

15. eyedoc81

Posts: 56; Member since: May 20, 2011

One of those 10 million the first month will be mine!

16. Gaytor

Posts: 51; Member since: Sep 09, 2012

I am sticking to Note , waiting for 3 unless one of those bendable screen ones come across .... saw a presentation by Sammy bigwigs . Awesome specially the tablet concept that shows the screen being completely retractable inside a small compact metal box , you push a button and the screen emerges from the box ! I tell you , ones those elastic screen Oleds come , Apple phones will be resoundingly outsold !

17. androidornothing

Posts: 143; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Im so torn between this and the Note 3! Damn it Sammy u make it so hard for us!!! On one hand I loce my GS3 and i want the 4 but the other part of me wants a sexy huge screen!!

20. donfem

Posts: 708; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

Imagine the world population! If a fraction of that have cell phones, the projected numbers should not be difficult to attain particularly when Samsung does a good job on its phones. I and millions of others are 'patiently waiting'

21. scsa852k

Posts: 331; Member since: Oct 16, 2012

S IV, Note 3, Xperia Z and ZL, M7, Optimus G Plus, Motorola X, BB10...... Someone just stab me already. I CANNOT CHOOSE!!

22. ripp747

Posts: 20; Member since: Mar 03, 2012

Consider yourself stabbed already.

24. 9thWonderful

Posts: 232; Member since: Jan 24, 2013

Gotta be honest...as an Apple fan, it would be interesting to see what this phone has to offer.

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