Tann Hauser, 06 Apr 2017You are obviously unaware of past court cases against Samsung exactly for its marketing techni... moreOh, and the fines they had to pay were ridiculously low.
Samsung doesnt care for being courted for it.
Heck, they spend over 10 bill on marketing and get fines for false that are less than 5% of that sum.
So they keep doing it.
Joselius, 06 Apr 2017If it were false marketing the law would have prohibited it. It is a completely valid way of m... moreYou are obviously unaware of past court cases against Samsung exactly for its marketing techniques...
They were found guilty indeed.
Google it up.
Tann Hauser, 06 Apr 2017Bumh.... All I can say... Never trust your money into a company that uses obvious false ma... moreIf it were false marketing the law would have prohibited it. It is a completely valid way of marketing. Making profit is the main point. You make it sound like no business ever should make profit so we can buy everything cheap. Thats not how the world works.
Joselius, 06 Apr 2017If it works why stop. If you were in the marketing team and have a discussion with them what d... moreBumh....
All I can say...
Never trust your money into a company that uses obvious false marketing to make more profit.
Its an advice, thats all. Note7 pun intended.
But Buy what you want tho, its your money.
Bunyip22, 06 Apr 2017The S8+ should be better than the GN7 (which was great). Not having dual cameras was a let ... moreThe camera sensor is actually new. Its specs may be the same as S7 but it is now using IMX333 sensor that would be used in the unreleased Sony Xperia XZ Premium. Not having a dual camera wont be a deal breaker. The real flagship that setting the standard here is the Note series. Everything new should be introduced in Note series. Korean analysts also confirmed that the bezel-less displays are profitable for Samsung and the company doesnt need to rush products that aren't ready. Samsung itself even said that, "When the demand for bezel-free handsets slows down, Samsung will unveil the foldable display as the next card". This shows that Samsung knows how to keep a hidden card so they can bring it out when the time comes. You can only expect new things when the old things dies out.
This is the first Galaxy phone since the S5 that I really hope doesnt sell, because it doesnt deserve to. I hope people dont get swayed just by the looks.
Tann Hauser, 06 Apr 2017Thats true. But I see only Samsung keep using this report stunts. Really have no idea why t... moreIf it works why stop. If you were in the marketing team and have a discussion with them what do you think the team leader would ask. He would ask, "How are we going to market and attract customers to buy our product?". Naturally, they would suggest using the media as the easiest and fastest way to get attention. I wouldnt call it report stunts. Throwing in reports and data and even official statements by Samsung. The media took the bait and released articles about it. Its a marketing tactics that simply work. How else would you want to get the whole world attention using marketing? Simply using tv ads, banners, and billboard wont get you customers. What exactly would you call an honest marketing? Handling out flyers and say, "Please buy our phone"?
Joselius, 06 Apr 2017If marketing were honest, nothing would sell. Thats true. But I see only Samsung keep using this report stunts.
Really have no idea why this company has as much followers.
But on sales numbers, I bet ya, 50-70% of flagship sales are to corporate officials, and 40-30% to actuall common people ready to belt out all that money (dont kno why tho).
Tann Hauser, 06 Apr 2017You know, Samsung flagship sales drop to 29% of portfolio, 11% drop in 2 years, and overall Y... moreOh, forgot references:
Anonymous, 05 Apr 2017S6 is the worst selling Galaxy S phone in the last years. Mostly because people caught up wit... moreYou know, Samsung flagship sales drop to 29% of portfolio, 11% drop in 2 years, and overall YoY sales drop 20-30% in last 3 years, even if it still sells most mobile devices.
meaning S7 duo sold less than S6 duo, that sold less than S5,...
But reports from "unknown resources" keep telling us every year "the demand" is even higher than last year, which was said for S7 also, and S6 also...
And S8 duo being most expensive duo of smartphones out there.... 985$ and 1225$ respectively.. .
... I just cant see the logica realiability in this south korean source.
Joselius, 06 Apr 2017Hey, you all seem to forgot this is the S series not Note series. So many people expecting S8 ... moreThe S8+ should be better than the GN7 (which was great).
Not having dual cameras was a let down.
Looks like an apple thing to hold it for a future model in the GN8.
Anonymous, 06 Apr 2017Why on earth downgrade from Note 4 (best phablet ever) to S8+?
Only 40% better SoC (if you ... moreI got my GN4 on pre order back in 2014 and it is still going great (replaced the battery twice now).
The only reason I may want to get the S8+ is to get a better camera. The lack of a dual camera has pit a dampener on this though.
At the moment i make do with my wifes S7.
Joselius, 06 Apr 2017Hey, you all seem to forgot this is the S series not Note series. So many people expecting S8 ... moreI was responding to the guy who wanted to "upgrade" from Note 4, not generally speaking.
Having said that s8 is nowhere near the levels of excellence that past Samsung products had reached in their times. The hype is greater because Samsung has a greater capitalization (and customer base), but the quality is lower ... it happens all the time btw.
When the original iphone was released few Apple faithfuls and certain tech geeks were enthusiastic about it. Most would find to it all sorts of (minor by now) faults. Yet it was the biggest jump in phone technology (hardware+software) since ... ever and despite that you'd see iphone 7 (which is at most an evolutionary release) getting all the hype.
Apple is far from her hey day... the hype always seems reactive, i.e. a great product is released, goes relatively unnoticed and then a few years down the road hype is generated as a response to *that* product yet appropriated to the wrong one. Samsung peaked with S4/Note 4 ... since then it's all downhill, yet most don't realize... (not now, not then)
Joselius, 06 Apr 2017Are you sure? Im expecting an S8 Active might come this June if Samsung doing the usual thing.... moreNo it's also gonna be heavy and won't look this beautiful, I want a light weight compact phone after my S6 edge, so S8 is the only option for me. Don't worry it's home button still work like physical home button. It's not touch like other on screen button phones. You need to press it and it'll respond similarly to a physical button.
jesse.clark, 06 Apr 2017I'm going for the smaller S8Are you sure? Im expecting an S8 Active might come this June if Samsung doing the usual thing. It might bring back physical home button and repositioning of fingerprint sensor that everyone so dreaded about. Plus, a bigger battery. ;-)