Samsung sold 6 million Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones a month after launch


The early sales of Samsung‘s Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones was apparently not low, but it fell far short of the level achieved by Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

According to Hong Kong-based market research company Counterpoint Research on June 3rd, after the release of the two new phones on April 10th, 6 million units of the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge were sold globally in the first month.

6 million Galaxy S6 sold in a month

The sales of the Galaxy S6 series made up around 21% of Samsung’s total smartphone sales in April, with the Galaxy S5 accounting for 16% of the total in the same period the previous year.

The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge were in third and fourth place in the overall sales volume rankings, with the top two slots taken by the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, showing that the two models are still incredibly popular dix months after their release.

Galaxy S6 Gold

The Wall Street Journal also said this week that “Samsung Electronics’ flagship Galaxy S6 smartphone has been modestly outselling its predecessor, but is struggling to keep up with Apple’s strong-selling iPhone 6”.

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In the meantime, Counterpoint Research predicts that over 50 million units of the Galaxy S6 series will be sold during the entire year in 2015, achieving the highest ever annual figure for Samsung phones. The last record was 45 million units which was set by the Galaxy S4.

SOURCE: BusinessKorea.


1 Comment

  1. Sebastian Bartlett on

    S6/Edge have only been available in 20 markets for the last 20 days of April yet it is way outselling S5 sales which had a month of sales in over 120 markets, think that’s pretty impressive.