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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Galaxy S4
  • 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)



1. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Not again! *Facepalm* =_='

6. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

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

8. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

it never stopped my friend

13. sats.mine2k4

Posts: 208; Member since: Aug 10, 2012

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

18. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 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.

20. kramersmash

Posts: 12; Member since: Feb 27, 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.

34. oister85

Posts: 508; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

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

23. Jason2k13

Posts: 1460; Member since: Mar 28, 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.

24. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 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.

25. Long1

Posts: 399; Member since: May 18, 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.

32. Googler

Posts: 813; Member since: Jun 10, 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?

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.

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!

17. MCrapp

Posts: 318; Member since: Apr 07, 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

2. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

Yeah because of Ads. Quality wise aaah nope :|

15. tedkord

Posts: 17312; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

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

3. sniperdroid

Posts: 146; Member since: May 23, 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!!

4. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 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

5. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Samsung needs family planning, their products are overpopulated

16. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011


7. amansingal14

Posts: 309; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

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


Posts: 27; Member since: Apr 13, 2011

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

10. Ruckus

Posts: 286; Member since: Oct 20, 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.... -_-'

11. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2262; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

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

12. wando77

Posts: 1168; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

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

14. Musty18591

Posts: 17; Member since: Jan 11, 2012

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

19. tashreef

Posts: 476; Member since: Nov 24, 2012

it's a forced peace .. LOL

27. jcpwn2004

Posts: 314; Member since: Jan 18, 2012

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

21. jibraihimi

Posts: 802; Member since: Nov 29, 2011

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

22. cornerofthemoon

Posts: 620; Member since: Apr 20, 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.

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