Despite all its merits, dated April flagship smartphone LG G5 was not as successful as expected the South Korean manufacturer. Sales of modular devices did not meet management’s expectations LG.
According to The Korea Times, Seoul has openly admitted that LG G5 failed to achieve the desired results on the market. This was the reason for the dismissal of some senior employees of the company. LG expects the shake-up in mobile unit will give a new impetus to business development.
LG G5 looked pretty promising. It has everything that is inherent in the flagship, and modern display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels, and top-end Snapdragon 820 processor, and 4 GB of RAM, and dual camera. But with the modular design of LG, it seems, has paid off. To entice users that this chip has failed. The idea is to pay extra for accessories LG Friends to the flagship device, which is supposed to be the best of the best, not particularly inspired consumers.
Analysts predict that the supply of LG G5 in the current quarter of $ 2.2 million, whereas it was originally planned to bring to market 3 million of these devices.
Currently, LG is the seventh producer in terms of sales of smartphones in the world, occupying less than 4% of the market. And lately the company is facing increasing competition from the growing points of Chinese manufacturers, while the leaders of this rating are Samsung, Apple and Huawei of China, which last year was able to increase its presence in the market by 59%.