Last week, Samsung started selling the Galaxy Note Fan Edition (Note FE), which is an updated version withdrawn from the market Galaxy Note 7. Smartphone reduced battery capacity and upgraded operating system.
It was initially reported on the supply of a limited batch of 400 000 pieces and sales only in South Korea, причtм they started on 7 July.
According to various sources, the first batch of smartphones will be sold before the end of the first days of sales showed a great demand for the device. Samsung, reportedly, did not expect such a level of demand for recovered planetfone.
Accurate data on the orders are not given, but in some large chain stores, for example, already sold out all variants of Galaxy Note FE in the colors of Blue Onyx and Blue Coral. From 7 July the number of activations of smartphones increased from 15 to 24 thousand per day. And 60 percent surge in this index indicates a high demand for Galaxy Note FE. Although mobile operators still refuse to name the exact number of sold devices.
It is believed that Galaxy Note FE will still appear outside of South Korea at the end of July, but official data on this issue no. In most Samsung do not say anything about his plans. But the fact that the company does not intend to increase volumes of deliveries of Galaxy Note FE to South Korea more than has already been allocated for the country’s 400,000 plantations, may indicate the desire of the manufacturer to bring the apparatus to the international market.
Samsung Galaxy Note FE is the restored variant of the Galaxy Note 7. From the latter it differs by the weaker battery capacity of 3200 mAh, latest version Android Nougat with interface Galaxy S8 partial support virtual assistant Bixby. The cost of the smartphone in the South Korean market is about $610.