Samsung flagships can no longer compete with the Chinese smartphones

Galaxy S21 FE

The current flagship Galaxy S21 series has never managed to win worldwide love. Judging by the information from South Korean publications, the flagships, which were supposed to destroy competitors, failed miserably in sales. Based on the report of Counterpoint analysts, it can be concluded that the Galaxy S21 series has not been able to repeat the success of any of its predecessors, starting with the Galaxy S5.

According to a Korean resource; about 13.5 million units were sold in six months of sales of the Galaxy S21 series. This is 20% less than the volume that was sold over the same period of devices in the Galaxy S20 line. Compared to the Galaxy S10, the Galaxy S21 fell short of the family’s sales of an impressive 47%. That is, the flagships of the Galaxy S21 line were sold almost half as much in six months as the devices of the Galaxy S10 series.

The failure could be attributed to the pandemic and a crisis in the market. But the trick is that other companies manage to increase their sales. Experts agree that the weak sales of the Galaxy S21 are dictated by the fact that they were not interesting to potential buyers. You can find more interesting and cheaper options from Chinese manufacturers. Despite the fact that Samsung still manages to sell the most smartphones; its position has been seriously shaken in recent years and it risks losing its advantage. The biggest threat, according to analysts, comes from Xiaomi.

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Fans demanded Samsung to rescue the Galaxy Note series by delaying the Galaxy S22 launch

Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S smartphones are among the most popular Android devices on the market. However, Samsung has another flagship family – the Galaxy Note. It has long been rumored that the Korean company will discontinue the Note to focus on other devices. However, supporters of the series have issued a petition to save the legendary series.

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Not so long ago, the head of Samsung’s mobile division announced that the brand will not be releasing a new Galaxy Note series smartphone this year. Instead, the company will provide key Note features to a number of other branded devices. Many analysts and fans of the brand are confident that this is the end of the popular series launched in 2011. Galaxy Note fans are so outraged by this state of affairs that they posted a petition on; asking Samsung to cancel the Galaxy S22 launch early next year and instead focus on creating a new Note model. Fans of the brand suggest that the company alternate the release of the flagship devices Galaxy S and Note to delight fans of both series.

At the moment, the fate of the Galaxy Note family is rather difficult to predict. Galaxy S smartphones already have huge screens and support the S-Pen stylus; which was previously a hallmark of the Note series. Meanwhile, the petition in support of the Galaxy Note has already garnered over 12,000 signatures; and the number continues to grow.

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  1. Gyxo
    August 5, 2021

    Chinese phones can't compete with Samsung in quality. For example, every Samsung S class has video output, but no one Xiaomi, or any other Chinese brand has Only S problem is very high price…

  2. Vidya Sagar Rao
    August 5, 2021

    I have an oppo and it charges faster – its battery lasts longer – its camera is better and its screen is better.
    the chinese oppo at just half the price of a Samsung performs at least equal to the Samsung or even better.

  3. bot toy
    August 6, 2021

    In what planet does any Oppo have a better camera system and screen than a S21 Ultra? I mean sure the charging speed is appaling by 2021 flagship standards but you can charge it when you take a shower and have at least 80% battery enough to get through the day.

  4. Kwadwo Owusu Acheaw
    August 6, 2021

    The truth may be hard to believe but it cannot be held down for long. The Chinese phone makers are warming fast into the game and don't be surprised when more than one of them overtake Samsung. Samsung's entry level smartphones are still expensive. The Chinese make pretty good phones that sell cheap and very soon Samsung will be behind them.

  5. FantastiX PvZ
    August 6, 2021

    Well, they did away with alot of the premium extras that I loved about the S10+ and S20+; that set it apart from the competition: Pre-installed Screen Protector, Charging Brick in box, Micro-SD expansion, Heartrate Sensor, and Dual Speakers. They did this and still charge a Premium price.