iPhone 6's sales might take a hit due to Galaxy S6's arrival on the market, analysts predict

Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have dominated the smartphone market ever since their arrival on the market, breaking many records and further solidifying Cupertino as a smartphone role model. According to market analysts, the well-known financial services corporation, the sales of the iPhone 6 might take a hit due to Samsung's flagship devices for 2015, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge, which got unveiled in the beginning of March.  

The Galaxy S6 can potentially become one of the main "threats" to Apple's market supremacy in terms of sales and is predicted to be a "major variable" that may or may not affect the sales of Cupertino's newest. In the meantime, different analysts are expecting Apple to continue selling iPhones like crazy - Barclays and Morgan Stanley expect that 54 million iPhones will find new owners, while UBS, a Swiss financial company, predicts that Apple will sell 58 million phones in Q1 of the current year. 

Naturally, we'll have to wait a few months before data for Galaxy S6 and S6 edge's market performance pops up, but a market confrontation is inevitable. As a refresher, Samsung's flagship offerings are launching on April 10, and it's already reported that the market is way more interested in the S6/S6 edge than in Samsung's 2014 flagship, the Galaxy S5. 

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Galaxy S6

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  • Display 5.1 inches 2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP (Single camera) 5 MP front
  • Hardware Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 3GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 2550 mAh
  • OS Android 7.0 Nougat Samsung TouchWiz UI
iPhone 6

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  • Display 4.7 inches 1334 x 750 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera) 1.2 MP front
  • Hardware Apple A8 1GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 1810 mAh
  • OS iOS 12.x


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