Since the start of sales in Russia Samsung sold about a thousand devices Galaxy Fold. Experts believe the mobile market, the figure failed, reports “Izvestia”.
Since the end of October, has sold about a thousand copies of a folding smartphone, the day is implemented 100-150 apparatus, said market sources. According to one of the insiders, each partner Samsung retailers sold about 500 units.
Samsung calls the Galaxy Fold into the Russian market successfully, however, do not agree with it experts. According to the Director of the Agency Telecom Daily Denis Kuskov, a thousand copies is a very small country, where the development of conspicuous consumption and high cost smartphone is not a barrier to purchase. The head of the project Content Review Sergey Polovnikov sure sell a thousand devices, the promotion of which was in the spring of 2019, means not to sell anything.
According to Telecom Daily, just October Samsung sold in our country about 730 thousand smartphones. Retail employees stated that, in their opinion, the limited demand due to high price of the device and not the right time for market entry — a month after the release of the iPhone 11.
The start of sales of Galaxy foldable Fold in Russia took place on 25 October this year. Cost of a novelty in the Russian retail was $ 159 990 rubles. The device was presented in February 2019, but the first samples of the device began to break up in the wide sale. The company withdrew the smartphones, reported the defects and in July announced the sale.
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