Samsung is one of the leading brands in the smartphone market. The South Korean firm maintained its position in Q2 2020 after a sharp fall in sales. Today a new report explained that the company tried to grow its market share. Samsung launched the Galaxy S20 series and Galaxy A series in South Korea in the second quarter this year.
According to the report of Counterpoint Research, the South Korean firm’s market share grew 3% higher in Q2 2020 from Q1 2020s 67%. Its main reason is that the sales of the Galaxy A series smartphone and Galaxy S20 series. South Korea’s smartphone market gained 9% compared to Q1 2020. This improvement is still lowered by 8% in comparison to Q2 2020.
Apple stood second in the South Korean smartphone market with a share of 19% during the same period. Compared to Q1 2020, the iPhone maker’s market share improved by 1 percentage point in Q2 2020. LG remained in the third spot with a market share of 13%, down 3 percentage points from Q1 2020.
LG’s market share sacked a 3% point from the first quarter this year and stood to the third position with a market share of 19% in Q2 2o2o in South Korea.
iPhone SE, Galaxy S20, and Galaxy S20+ were the top three best-selling smartphones in South Korea in the Q2 2020. Samsung Galaxy A series was the half of the top 10 best selling smartphones in the same period in South Korea. Smartphone with pricing below $400 sold by 45% which shows that the South Korean consumers bought affordable phones during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Google Messages adds waveforms to Voice Recorder UI
Instead of holding down the mic to record, you will now see a panel with a start/stop button and options to cancel, delete, or attach the recording. You will also see a waveform and a timer while recording, and you can play back the recording before sending it.
The voice messages preview will also show a waveform between the play/pause button and the timer, making it more noticeable than the current straight line.
These changes are not widely available yet, but some users have reported seeing them on their phones. These new changes are part of a bigger redesign that Google is working on for Messages, which includes a revamped home screen that is still in beta testing. Google might announce new features soon.
Official Galaxy S23 FE, Buds FE and Tab S9 FE promo leaks, launch set for October 4
Samsung managed to create an ecosystem of FE products, which are not too far from launch. In October, Samsung is likely to announce the Galaxy S23 FE, Galaxy Buds FE and Galaxy Tab S9 FE series. Meanwhile, a tipster just leaked the official promotional material of these upcoming devices.
Well-known tipster Evleaks posted several official promotional images of Samsung’s upcoming devices including the Galaxy S23 FE, Galaxy Buds FE, and Galaxy Tab S9 FE. These devices are inspired by the company’s top-line products and will be available at affordable prices.
Notably, a leaked promo shows off the control center of the Galaxy S23 FE, which mentions October 4 as the date. This means the company is preparing to hold its FE products launch on the same date as Google’s Made by Google event for Pixel 8 series.
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) September 22, 2023
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) September 22, 2023
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Models RPP (RM) – Promo Gift: Galaxy Watch 4
- Galaxy S23 128GB 3,899
- Galaxy S23 256GB 4,199
- Galaxy S23+ 256GB 4,699
- Galaxy S23+ 512GB 5,199
- Galaxy S23 Ultra 256GB 5,699
- Galaxy S23 Ultra 512GB 6,199
- Galaxy S23 Ultra 1TB 7,199
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