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As it stated in The Samsung Galaxy S8 is expected to be announced on March 29 while the iPhone 8 announcement is forecast for September.
Kuo reportedly said in an investor note that the Samsung Galaxy S8 lacks “sufficient attractive selling points,” while highlighting some of the key selling points of the new iPhone, which is expected to be called the iPhone 8.
Kuo also expects demand for the Galaxy S8 device (expected to be announced on March 29) to be less strong than for its predecessor, the Galaxy S7.
Renowned Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has predicted that the upcoming iPhone 8 will triumph over the new Samsung Galaxy S8 and have a negative effect on the South Korean tech giant’s overall smartphone sales, 9to5Mac reported on Sunday.
Meanwhile, the upcoming iPhone, rumoured to boast an OLED display, could be even more appealing to consumers than the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus were in 2016, Kuo said.
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Kuo expects Galaxy S8 shipments of about 40 million to 45 million in 2017—weaker than the Galaxy S7’s 52 million shipments.
KGI Securities Ming-Chi Kuo previously said that Samsung’s exploding Galaxy Note 7s could drive users to Apple .
The Galaxy S8 is expected to be revealed on March 29.
Now the analyst, who has a great track record with Apple predictions , seems even more certain that the iPhone maker is pulling ahead.
In a note from over the weekend, Kuo said the Galaxy S8 “lacks sufficiently attractive selling points,” suggesting that the iPhone 8 could get even more market share, 9 to 5 Mac reported Sunday.
iPhone 8 expected to dominate Galaxy S8 in the smartphone market
As it stated in If a 3.5 mm connection is all you dream of in your phone, the Galaxy S8 is the obvious choice.
SEE ALSO: Smartphones are only a luxury if you have moneyKuo’s note mostly focuses on what should be coming with the Galaxy S8.
While the iPhone 7 was received with largely positive reviews, it was widely acknowledged to be a boring update in the iPhone line.
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo’s latest investor note, spotted by 9to5Mac, is bullish on the sales prospects of the next iPhone compared to the Galaxy S8, calling the predicted OLED iPhone a “bigger draw for consumers” than last year’s iPhone 7.
We still haven’t (officially) seen the Galaxy S8 or the yet-to-be-christened iPhone 8, but one of the most trusted leakers in the rumor mill is already confident enough to name Apple the favorite.