Recently, according to a report from the Hong-Kong based researcher Counterpoint, it seems that Samsung Galaxy S5 sales fall behind iPhone 5s in May, a device that was launched on the market back in September 2013 and ranked first as one of the 10 most-sold smartphones around the world last-month.

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The report said that iPhone 5s continues to be the best-selling phone in the world, a spot that many expected to be taken by Samsung’s Galaxy S5. The report also showed that Galaxy S4 and Note 3 ranked third and fourth, trailed by¬†Apple iPhone 5c and iPhone 4s.

Among the other device included in this top 10 were found the Galaxy S4 Mini and the Galaxy Grand 2 low-end smartphone. The seventh and the ninth spots were occupied by Xiaomi Mi3, and Xiaomi Hongmi Redrice. Also, we find out that Samsung estimated its 2nd quarter operating profit a 7.2 trillion won ( $7.07 billion). This estimate represents a 24.4% fall from last year operating profit.

Analysts said that this fall will slow sales of Samsung’s handsets both at the low-end and high-end leves. Compared with the previous flagship, the Galaxy S4, a device that was sold in about 16 million units in the same period time, the Galaxy S5 was sold in just 6 million units.

via: koreaherald.com