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Samsung says it sold 2 mn A series smartphones in 40 days, clocks USD 500 mn in sales

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

South Korean Monday said it has sold two million units of its A series in 40 days, clocking about USD 500 million (nearly Rs 3,500 crore) in sales.

In February, had said it aimed to 4 billion (around Rs 28,000 crore) in revenue this year in from its Galaxy A range that is aimed at the millennials.

"The A50, A30 and A10 have received tremendous response from metros and smaller cities. In the last 40 days, we have sold about 2 million units clocking USD 500 million," Senior told

He added that the company is confident of achieving its USD 4 billion revenue target.

Samsung, which is locked in an intense battle for leadership in the hyper-competitive Indian market with Chinese Xiaomi, said it will launch three more in the coming weeks.

"We are adding the Galaxy A80, A70 and A2 core in the coming weeks. The A2 core (priced at Rs 5,290) will be our offering for entry-level buyers, while the A80 will offer great innovative features. We expect to see strong growth across the range," he said.

With Chinese players denting the company's share in the mobile handset market impacting its leadership position, Samsung had refreshed its strategy to bring its top-end innovative features to the mid-range instead of restricting those to top-end models.

While Samsung usually cites data, reports from other research organisations such as and Counterpoint have positioned to be ahead of Samsung (in terms of units shipped) for many quarters now.

Samsung currently sells A10, A20, A30 and models under the A series priced Rs 8,490 onwards.

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First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 20:15 IST