Samsung registers an impressive sale of Galaxy Note 7 in S. Korea after re-launch on Oct 1: Report

By October 4th, 2016 AT 2:57 PM

The blemish of defective battery does not seemed to have affected the sales of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phablet in South Korea. According to a report by Forbes, Samsung has reported an impressive sales in the domestic re-launch of the smartphone over the weekend. On Oct 1, the day of re-launch, Samsung said that it sold 15,000 devices. In the past three days, it sold around 45,000 phones.

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More than half of the faulty smartphones are returned and the users who returned still opted to stick with the same model, another promising aspect for Samsung. To add to it, Samsung has received the title of Korea’s favorite brand in the third quarter, according to Brand Stock. However, in the U.S., its reputation seems to have tarnished. A poll said that only 1 in 5 users will stick to Galaxy Note 7, pointed out the report.

On the other hand, a replaced Note 7 was reported to have caught fire in South Korea. The battery is said to have melted while it was kept for charging overnight. “It’s not the first time a replacement phone has had problems, with “isolated cases” being reported locally,” the report pointed out. Samsung has not responded to Forbes on the issue, but there are reports of the same being blamed on “external shock”.

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Peter Paul Muller
Peter Paul Muller

Total BULL that 1 of 5 Note 7 users will keep using the Note. There have been a couple of surveys. All of them point out that 85% -90% of all the Note 7 users will stay a Note 7 user.

Apple and the Yankee Protectionism Apple Church and Yankee Media do all they can do damage South Korena Samsung in favout of their US Apple.

Sickening

DUANE
DUANE

@Peter Paul – I agree, once a NOTE USER always a NOTE USER.

Girish Gowda
Girish Gowda

The Note 7 is an impressive beast. People would buy it no matter what.

Sudhakar
Sudhakar

Well said. The xiaomi third class people will always blindly troll all branded company handsets without knowing about their quality. Such third class people will even expect Samsung S7 edge original to be sold for Rs.10000. Lol.

Girish Gowda
Girish Gowda

Wrong on so many levels. Xiaomi makes great value for money products. I wish they would bring MI TV to India already.

DUANE
DUANE

@Girish – Yes XIAMO is for MASS while SAMSUNG (high end > 30 K) is for CLASS.

Sudhakar
Sudhakar

Xiaomi is for cheap and price looking mentality and Samsung is for quality and durability (just like Nokia).

DUANE
DUANE

@Sudhakar – how DARE you compare a CHINESE product to a KOREAN one 😉

Sudhakar
Sudhakar

I am just comparing the quality. I know the xiaomi is far behind Samsung in terms of quality and durability.

Vikas
Vikas

What do you say about OnePlus 3??????????

DUANE
DUANE

@Girish – Once you use NOTE you know what sets it apart from the rest!

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