Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge have been all over the news ever since they were introduced last month. Both of these devices are already available for purchase in a number of regions all over the globe, and it seems like Samsung received tons of pre-orders for their new flagships. The company recently confirmed that pre-orders for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge have totally crushed their predecessors in Europe, and it seems like Chinese consumers are also quite interested in these smartphones, read on.
According to yesterday’s report, Samsung has received over 10 million pre-orders for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge in China. Pre-orders have been opened since March 11th in that Asian countries, and quite a few details surfaced already. It seems like consumers pre-ordered 6.35 million Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge units from Jingdong Mall (JD.com), one of the biggest online retailers in China. 1.3 million units have been pre-ordered from Sunning, while Gome and Lynx have sold out their batch of devices, but we still don’t know how many devices they sold. Now, if we add all this together, it seems like Samsung has already crossed the 10-million mark, and if they keep this up, they could easily hit 15 million pre-ordered devices. Pre-orders for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge close on March 18th in China, which is tomorrow, so we should have more info regarding this soon.
As you all probably know by now, Samsung has been struggling in China in terms of sales. Chinese smartphone market is incredibly competitive, and tons of companies have released significantly more affordable and yet well-specced phones in the country, which affected Samsung’s sales quite a bit. Xiaomi and Huawei are the tow largest smartphone manufacturers in China at the moment, and those two companies basically crushed Samsung’s sales in the last couple of years. Well, Samsung is looking to regain a part of that market share, and it will be interesting to see what will that market look like at the end of this year. That’s pretty much it, we’ll let you know as soon as we get more info, stay tuned.