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batye
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8/3/2015 | 1:34:17 PM
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@tzubair, interesting point.... but I'm still using my old phone as a phone... and when need it Phablet - as a tablet... but I'm old school....
tzubair
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7/31/2015 | 6:31:20 PM
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"As a value product a 13% decrease in prices would lift the bargaining chip to benefit the sales. We are looking at a profit of more than 6 bn dollars."

 

@SunitaT0: The increase in the profit would only come about when there's a greater increase in volume to make the net effect positive. From what I feel, the resultant volume will not grow as much as the price drop and that will affect the profitability invesely.
tzubair
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7/31/2015 | 6:10:34 PM
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"I have NEVER used the pen, so no loss there, and the screen size has gotten tiresome to lug around. That said, I am still on the fence."

@progman: In that case, you'd also find yourself having a better time with the battery. Note series is known to be battery hungry compared to other Samsung phones and you should see a longer battery life with S6.
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7/31/2015 | 4:37:28 PM
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Very good point. With that large of a drop, people who always wait "till the time is right" (like myself) will probably buy one.
StaceyE
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7/31/2015 | 4:35:15 PM
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I agree.ive had my Samsung galaxy ring for two years, been waiting for a price drop as well. I just wish they would make smaller versions like my Ring. I don't need bigger!
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7/31/2015 | 2:31:15 PM
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@mak63: everyone steals from everyone. Samsung steals more from other smartphone giants.
progman2000
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7/31/2015 | 2:30:34 PM
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Does that mean the S6 Edge is necessarily a better phone? I think one of the reasons I have been hesitant to upgrade is the mountain of research that goes into the whole phone shopping thing...
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7/31/2015 | 2:28:55 PM
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Samsung recorded a net profit of $4.93 billion on sales of $41.7 billion.
Does anyone else is surprised by these numbers? $4.93 billion in just 3 months! Isn't that pretty amazing?
In any case, I used to like Samsung. But they lost a customer on the G6. They should stop copying what Apple does.
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7/31/2015 | 2:28:52 PM
Re: Im[act of price cut
As a value product a 13% decrease in prices would lift the bargaining chip to benefit the sales. We are looking at a profit of more than 6 bn dollars.
SunitaT0
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7/31/2015 | 2:26:25 PM
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Having owned a multitude of Samsung phones covering various price ranges I can say with confidence is that the S6 Edge would win over the sales of S6 because of the viral marketing of the Edge and the beautiful looks.
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