The company Yota Devices during the six months since the release of the YotaPhone 2 has sold 35,000 units. About this newspaper “Vedomosti” with reference to the CEO Vladislav Martynov.
According to Martynov, the result Yota Devices should not be compared with the world’s largest brands. The YotaPhone 2 is a fairly new product with no history, and Yota Devices is actually a startup.
Yota Devices has released the first Russian smartphone in 2013. His sales were not very successful: retailers – operator partners, all of whom were “Euroset” and “Svyaznoy”) reported about hundreds of units sold in the first months.
At the end of last year released model YotaPhone 2. Sales of the device began in early December at a price of 32 990 rubles., but as of December 23, the price has increased to 39 990 rubles For their promotion Yota Devices not used the classic channels – these smartphones are not in the retail stores of mobile. Initially, the YotaPhone 2 was sold only in the network operator Yota, the online store Yota Devices, as well as in stores Ulmart, online store Ozon.ru and trading networks media products “Delicacies stereo” (part of “the ABC of taste”). Also in February 2015, the retailer agreed to sell its smartphones in the “Connected”, but only in its online store.
This time the tube was spread not only in Russia but also in other countries – for example, in China and the UK. According to the Yota Devices, just since December of last year, when sales of YotaPhone 2, it sold about 35,000 units.
Currently, Yota Devices is developing a tablet and electronic books on the basis of their technology. Additional details of the project, he did not in the company itself from detailed comments has refused.
Previously Martynov said that the first batch of 150 000 YotaPhone 2 has sold — “part sold, part of distributors and partners.” Currently the company produces a large batch of smartphones for sale in China, which, according to the plans of the company, will constitute 50% of all sales. Accurate sales data CEO at the time was not disclosed.