Samsung said it has sold more than 12 lakh Galaxy phones worth more than Rs. 1,000 crore on day 1 of Amazon and Flipkart sales.
Electronics giant Samsung India said on Sunday that it has sold more than 12 lakh Galaxy smartphones worth more than Rs. 1,000 crore on the first day of online celebratory sale at Amazon and Flipkart.
Samsung has slashed the prices of Galaxy series smartphones from 17 to 60 percent for sale during the holiday season.
“On Day 1 of the online celebratory sale, Samsung sold more than 1.2 million Galaxy devices, setting a new record in India. Samsung Galaxy smartphones were among the most sought-after devices, thanks to never-before-seen offers on Amazon and Flipkart In terms of value, Samsung sold Galaxy devices worth more than Rs 1000 crore in 24 hours,” Samsung said in a statement.
Samsung has slashed the prices of smartphones such as Galaxy S20 FE 5G, Galaxy S22 Ultra, Galaxy S22, Galaxy M53, Galaxy M33, M32 Prime Edition and Galaxy M13.
For the premium Galaxy S22 series, the company has announced discounts of 17 to 38 percent.
“On Day 1 of Amazon’s Great Indian Festival, Samsung was the No. 1 smartphone brand, with every third smartphone being a Galaxy. Galaxy M13 was the No. 1 bestseller,” Samsung said.
On Day 1 of Flipkart’s “Big Billion Days” sale, Samsung said it was doubling its market share on the platform.
“With a strong start to holiday sales, Samsung will consolidate its leadership in 5G and overall smartphone in the country,” the company added.
According to the market research firm IDC, Samsung had a market share of 16.3 percent in the second quarter of 2022 with shipments of 5.7 million units.