Galaxy Note 7 Fiasco Could Increase iPhone 7 Sales by 7 Million

by admin November 26, 2016 at 12:22 pm

Apple’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus could be the biggest beneficiaries of Samsung officially killing its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. According to KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the gap left by Samsung Galaxy Note 7 could mean massive gain for the likes of Apple and some Android manufacturers including Huawei. Kuo predicts that around 5 to 7 million users who were using – or planning to buy – the Galaxy Note 7 will switch to iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

(Also see: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explosion Cause to Be Revealed in the ‘Coming Weeks’)

Kuo believes that out of approximately 12 million Galaxy Note 7 orders, Apple should be able to get roughly half of the users on-board the Apple mobile ecosystem. Kuo claims that Huawei could get the biggest benefit amongst Android manufacturers. Google’s Pixel range is also expected to gain from the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco that is expected to cause Samsung roughly $5.3 billion (roughly Rs. 35,433 crores) in total losses due to the discontinuation of the smartphone.”)}(“datalayer”,”z9f2640b1-0322-4dc9-abe1-678b1b8037e1″,true, 1 , 1);

(Also see: Google Pixel Phones Are Here to Fill the Gap Left by the Samsung Galaxy Note 7)

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 safety issues in the last month or so have become the company’s worst nightmare in its history and if a new survey is to be believed, the fire incidents have made a major dent in Samsung’s brand image. According to a recent survey conducted in the US, 40 percent of existing Samsung smartphone users “won’t buy another phone from the brand.”