Translate to: 

What is going on at Samsung?

2016 and yes, what is going on at Samsung?
The problem for Samsung, in terms of sales, is not that its products are bad, not that it has fallen behind the competition, nor that the company is suffering a brand crisis.
More consumers are using Samsung devices than ever, and the company is still the largest smartphone brand in many regions around the world. The problem is that the markets where Samsung has the strongest presence are heavily saturated, leading to a fall in sales. Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 crisis, what started out as a few isolated reports of exploding batteries in late August, has continued to gather pace.
Samsung initially delayed shipments, then issued a world-wide recall on September 1, before sending out replacement Note 7 devices that same month. But over the last week there have been multiple reports of replacements catching fire, too.
Listening to the news it appear that all sales will be refunded and production halted. The leads me to the next question. What is happening to the camera division. It remains tight lipped about this. One of our camera retailers continues to sell the product. However, the world out there is wondering. Samsung didn’t show any NX cameras or lenses at the most recent Consumer Electronics Show. It also had no presence at Photokina this year. Either Samsung is sandbagging its next camera release for reasons unknown, or, more realistically, it’s quietly exiting the market.
In an attempt to get clarification on this, I called the customer care centre in Gauteng. Well, the lines were so busy I never got to chat to anyone. I will follow up on this once contact has been made.
12:30 (GMT+2), Wed, 12 October 2016
Your Comments...
Login or Register here.
*To REGISTER you will be directed to the registration page. Once you have completed the registration process, please return to this page.



US Dollar
Pound Sterling
Australian Dollar
New Zealand Dollar
Canadian Dollar
UAE Dirham
Singapore Dollar
Chinese Yuan

Moon Cycle



Get your free daily horoscope + free daily forecast below.
Choose your zodiac sign:
March 21 - April 19
September 23 - October 22
April 20 - May 20
October 23 - November 21
May 21 - June 20
November 22 - December 21
June 21 - July 22
December 22 - January 19
July 23 - August 22
January 20 - February 18
August 23 - September 22
February 19 - March 20

Movie Trailers

Baywatch follows devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon (Dwayne Johnson) as he...
When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern (Jude Law),...
It's 2002. Four friends are having a braai on the Sunday after Johannes...
Set to the all-new sonic backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, Marvel Studios"...


Air hockey is one of everyone's favorite challenges! Represent your...
This is the most advanced edition of the popular online version of Pool...
In this Digital Domino Game all the rules are the same as the real game....
The classic mind-wracking math puzzle game is now online! With a brad new...
Voting Poll
Are you ready for winter?
No, I love summer
George Herald 36%
Yes, I'm such a winter baby
George Herald 22%
It doesn't matter to me
George Herald 42%
I'm a 51 year old man looking to meet women between the ages of 30 and 55.
I'm a 45 year old man looking to meet women between the ages of 25 and 45.