Samsung India expects boost in market share despite Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fiasco

Samsung India has disclosed that the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco will not have any major impact on its upcoming smartphone sales during Q4. Moreover, the company said that the festive sales are inline with the expectations. In fact, the company is expecting a growth in the overall markets share in the country.

Commenting on the development, Manu Sharma, vice president (mobile business), Samsung India Electronics disclosed that tey have already converted the Galaxy Note 7 prebooked customers in India to S7 and S7 Edge

Sharma said that they are humbled by the loyalty of the consumers towards the brand. There is now a strong sales momentum on S7 and S7 Edge. By virtue of being a full range player with 25 models across segments, we are confident to grow our share and sales this quarter.

The overall sales of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge skyrocketed ever since Samsung permanently discontinued the Galaxy Note 7. In the meantime, Sharma also clarified that the company will only sell 4G smartphones in India.

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