The Samsung Galaxy S20 , sold fewer-than-expected launch in Korea of the South, in which the reduction is to 50% when compared with the predecessor, the Galaxy-S-10, 2019. Among the reasons for the decline is the outbreak of coronavirus, the Covid-19, which the asian country already has more than 2,000 confirmed cases so far.
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Announced back in February, in the year 2020, the line is the Galaxy S20 carries out the three smartphones, the most advanced manufacturer in south korea at the present time. Even so, sales of smart phones failed to take off in their country of origin, as it was going on in the last few years.
The only 70.800 units of the Galaxy S20, were sold on the first day, according to the news agency reported the local Yonhap News Agency. The figure is 50% lower than that of the predecessor-Galaxy-S-10, which had reached 140 billion in sales, and it’s also well below that of the samsung Galaxy Note 10, both of which reached 220 billion mobile phones being distributed in August 2019.
One of the reasons for the decline in sales is the fear that is caused by the Covid-19. According to a representative from a local carrier, “as sales were affected by sharp declines in the discounts for new phones, and the number of visitors to the shops offline, due to fears of infection by the coronavirus”.
Not for nothing, the outbreak of the coronavirus has already been impacting the industry. In the office, for example, the sale of mobile phones in China was reduced by 40%, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China. In addition, there are two tech events (MWC and 2020, and F8) have been cancelled on account of illness.
The line is the Galaxy S20, consisting of the Galaxy S20, the Galaxy S20-Plus-and-Galaxy-S20 Ultra, has been filed in the United States in February 2020, with a focus on the rear camera, supported with a support of 5 and the sheet advanced, and with the Exynos processor 990 to the brazilian version. The phone will be announced in Brazil on the 11th of march, at St. Paul’s.
Information: 9to5Google and Yonhap News Agency