Why Samsung makes so many phones

8 oct. 2020
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Samsung has made no fewer than six "flagship" phones this year: the Galaxy S20, S20 Plus, S20 FE, S20 Ultra, Note 20, and Note 20 Ultra. Phew. In this episode of Processor, Dieter Bohn looks at why Samsung makes so many phones and explains how to tell them apart. Hint: it's all about price.
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  • How many flagship phones do you think Samsung should actually be making every year?

    The VergeThe VergeAcum 3 luni
    • 1

      X Æ A-12Z BionicX Æ A-12Z BionicAcum 2 luni
    • 1

      Maahir MalooMaahir MalooAcum 2 luni
    • One S series, one Note series, one Z series. (Honestly though, they could just not release gimmicky flipping/folding phones). One or two A series phones would be fine too, but the question was about flagships. My hot take: if you make five flagship phones, they aren’t all flagships. Only one has that title per generation.

      Timothy McSwainTimothy McSwainAcum 3 luni
    • I love my FE

      Maxwell AdamsMaxwell AdamsAcum 3 luni
    • 3

      Yarden FrankYarden FrankAcum 3 luni
  • Samsung even makes budget phones available on prepaid carriers.

    isaacsac5isaacsac5Acum 10 Zile
  • Note 20 Ultra is $1300

    s hs hAcum lună
  • when they make so many phone... my samsung s9+ is like its from 10 years ago

    Look ManzLook ManzAcum lună
  • I got everything right

    Krishnanu SaikiaKrishnanu SaikiaAcum lună
  • How much was Apple paying you to make this video lol

    KababalaxKababalaxAcum lună
  • 這問題很簡單 當然人們發現自己從數種手機中所持有的手機和韓劇中的人物持有的一樣時,會非常興奮 The problem is very simple. Of course, people will be very excited when they find that they have the same mobile phones as the characters in Korean dramas.

    Huskar SvenHuskar SvenAcum lună
  • Why are you so against Samsung 🤔?

    Kelvin SombaKelvin SombaAcum lună
  • Still better than apple

    omygaomygaAcum 2 luni
  • samsung innovates unlike apple ..... mic drop

    jon wikjon wikAcum 2 luni
  • sustainability its much needed, updating firmware for all of those its becoming incredibly harder 😅

    impe83impe83Acum 2 luni
  • Indonesia got hell lot of it maybe 30 different model of Samsung. I'm just totally confused.

    Leo Andhika KurniawanLeo Andhika KurniawanAcum 2 luni
  • What a bad review

    Azzwang KoAzzwang KoAcum 2 luni
  • I did 2/3 on the test

    Peepeee PooopoooPeepeee PooopoooAcum 2 luni
  • S20 FE---$700---SD865 Z fold 2--- $2000---SD865+ LOL

    Abhishek DesaiAbhishek DesaiAcum 2 luni
  • Manuela

    Manuela Rojas de chasquibolManuela Rojas de chasquibolAcum 2 luni
  • Because it can

    Venkata Aravind MarniVenkata Aravind MarniAcum 2 luni
  • You should ask that question to apple lol

    Cherry tacosCherry tacosAcum 2 luni
  • funny how American people have so few options when it comes to Asia there are so many brands and because of that, every brand launches every phone with as many options as another brand has to offer. This means there has to be an option of buying a phone in every 50$ GAP. Samsung making too many phones is actually beneficial for us only.

    Sameer ShahSameer ShahAcum 3 luni
  • S20 + is available here in India for 670USD. Thats the best ever.

    Atorb TechAtorb TechAcum 3 luni
  • maximize profit ! hoping to tap in the maximum price people willing to pay !

  • Samsung is more expensive than iPhones.

    AugustusAugustusAcum 3 luni
  • 00:44 In video - “Why does Samsung make so damn many phones?” Correction - “Why does Samsung make so many damn phones?” I know I’m being obnoxious.

    Byron Wright Jr.Byron Wright Jr.Acum 3 luni
  • (*will be able to afford the z-fold 2 in 5 yrs.)

    John CarterJohn CarterAcum 3 luni
  • It goos

    Mebrie GslasieMebrie GslasieAcum 3 luni
  • Dieter, where is the FE review you mentioned?

    Jason ChamberlainJason ChamberlainAcum 3 luni
  • Got it all except the S20 plus.

    Edward DonkorEdward DonkorAcum 3 luni
  • Honestly their new brand line-up should be Z-fold and Flip, S series with S pen, Mid tier (A or J or M lol) series and call it quits. There's galaxy S, note, M, A, J...wtf Z series, any other letters i missed? I'm a note user and i think it should merge with the S line. Samsung takes forever to update its software because there are way too many versions and hardware to account for. Setting themselves up for failure.

    denziieydenziieyAcum 3 luni
  • That's why i change my phone from samsung to Oppo 😬

    sayid afzalsayid afzalAcum 3 luni
    • Oppo makes just as many phones

      Mr ChickenMr ChickenAcum 3 luni
  • In the Last 10 years I have used 3 Smartphones and 3 of them are made by Samsung the my first smartphone was the orginal galaxy note i used it till 2015 then i upgraded to the galaxy A7 and on 2019 I started using a $200 galaxy M30 which is Cheap but it does the job. Please don't judge me I'm not Rich so can't afford a flagship but I'm happy with the 1 that i have right now

    Muneer FaizalMuneer FaizalAcum 3 luni
  • The answer: Money.

    TheDragonKingTheDragonKingAcum 3 luni
  • In a nutshell, you can buy a Samsung phone with a price range from $50 to $2000.

    A.H.M. Asadul HuqA.H.M. Asadul HuqAcum 3 luni
  • Like the same person of a family who put on different dresses.

    A.H.M. Asadul HuqA.H.M. Asadul HuqAcum 3 luni
  • It's not like they release all their phones at the same time...iPhone 12 ,iPhone 12mini ,iPhone 12 Pro ,iPhone 12 Pro Max...

    JamesJamesAcum 3 luni
  • Waiting for the Xperia 5 II

    Babas013Babas013Acum 3 luni
  • Love you dude... but it should be "so many damn phones" 🤷🏽‍♂️

    RedeemedRedeemedAcum 3 luni
  • I didn't know that Samsung was soo niceee

    School is great asfSchool is great asfAcum 3 luni
  • I just recently got an A51 and have been reading up on Samsungs lineup. I have been baffled as to why there are so many models and how could anyone possibly keep up with the amount of phones they put out. This is the exact video I needed.

    Bob SmithBob SmithAcum 3 luni
  • Their tryna catch up to Apple but they just can’t Apple will always be betters itss just logic 😂😂😂

    PiLow MPiLow MAcum 3 luni
  • Lg V60 dual screen for $699

    Bo RerunBo RerunAcum 3 luni
  • Trump 2020

    GT500GT500Acum 3 luni
  • All are basically same, depends on how much money you got.

    Amit KumarAmit KumarAcum 3 luni
  • It's a no brainer because They CAN!! It's just that simple of an answer.

    super insanesuper insaneAcum 3 luni
  • Honestly why?????

    Sherab ChukhortsangSherab ChukhortsangAcum 3 luni
  • Let me give you an idea about Samsung smartphones of 2020 in Kurdistan alone. 1. A01 Core 68$ 2. A01 85$ 3. A11 105$ 4. M11 110$ 5. A21s 148$ 6. M21 170$ 7. A31 189$ 8. M31 220$ 9. A51 238$ 10. M31s 255$ 11. M51 300$ 12. A71 320$ 13. Note10 lite 360$ 14. S20 FE 515$ 15. Note10+ 660$ 16. Note20 777$ 17. S20+ 810$ 18. Note20 Ultra (with Buds+ & official case) 1000$ 19. S20 Ultra 1015$ 20. Z Flip 1155$ 21. Z fold 2 1680$ 22. Galaxy Watch Active 2 44mm stainless steel 244$ 23. Galaxy watch active 2 44mm aluminum 210$ 23. Tab A SM-T290 125$ 24. Tab A 101." SM-T510 165$ This proves that Samsung has different price points for different countries in the world, different products per country, and different specs per country, most importantly Samsung wants to tell you that" We have a phone for every price segment". Great video by the way.

    Samsung KurdSamsung KurdAcum 3 luni
  • Samsung phones in a nutshell: “I’m u but better.”

    DJ ArtyomDJ ArtyomAcum 3 luni
  • Oh and in australia the s20 is cheaper by $100-50

    afsana Habibafsana HabibAcum 3 luni
  • Wow very very helpful i love samsung no matter what

    afsana Habibafsana HabibAcum 3 luni
  • Great job Dieter!

    Tanay AlbuquerqueTanay AlbuquerqueAcum 3 luni
  • This is what nokia did; they introduced the same phone with different names and shells.

    JT ManuelJT ManuelAcum 3 luni
  • You should check Xiaomi, Oppo, Realme, etc.

    ServedServedAcum 3 luni
  • It is why I liked the original Apple idea, only one phone. And only one color. But marketing guys feel bored offering only one phone and it is why so messy now.

    Kamerton Audiophile playerKamerton Audiophile playerAcum 3 luni
  • to increase market share but 70% Samsung phone are in very bad condition.

    Anuj KumarAnuj KumarAcum 3 luni
  • "So many phones why samsung" Not everyone works at the Verge and is able to a afford a S20 Ultra. Different phones for different budgets and needs.

    Mario RafaelMario RafaelAcum 3 luni
  • Interviewer:what inspire you to make so many phone in a year Samsung:Money

    Carnival kunCarnival kunAcum 3 luni
  • Samsung gives variety to its customers

    Dark SonicDark SonicAcum 3 luni
  • Is the Samsung A21 a good phone

    ngatz stellatngatz stellatAcum 3 luni
  • Cuz they can.

    SunflowerSunflowerAcum 3 luni
  • Oh dear, you have no idea how many phones samsung makes. Come to India.

    Jatin UnechaJatin UnechaAcum 3 luni
  • well it's just a title about confused American people seeing brands other than Apple

    Ilham NajibIlham NajibAcum 3 luni
  • Good points!

    Arttu VänninenArttu VänninenAcum 3 luni
  • The car in front is always a Toyota. Same thing w/ Samsung. Save yourself 8 minutes.

    Victor MuthokaVictor MuthokaAcum 3 luni
  • Samsung: Why does he have so many check shirts?

    Notso tonyNotso tonyAcum 3 luni
  • I didn't like fan edition

    Prasun BhowmickPrasun BhowmickAcum 3 luni
  • Because they can!?

    CICCICAcum 3 luni
  • I clicked on the video to get an answer to the question in the title, but there wasn't any.

    Honest CommenterHonest CommenterAcum 3 luni
  • Samsung make to many segmen for experiment

    mdnor matnormdnor matnorAcum 3 luni
  • You dont know the power of Xaiomi phones 🤣🤣 They release same phone with different name 😂😂. What Samsung does is reasonable. But Xaiomi 😆.

    Dhanshyam KamathDhanshyam KamathAcum 3 luni
  • What watch is Dieter wearing? Doesn’t look like an Apple Watch.

    Justin PriceJustin PriceAcum 3 luni
  • Dieter “Here’s a question” Bohn

    Omar VilchezOmar VilchezAcum 3 luni
  • Even after that I still don't like samsung phones.

    mayur tapkirmayur tapkirAcum 3 luni
  • Come to Africa, we have a million models of Samsung phones

    Bwale ChitebetaBwale ChitebetaAcum 3 luni
  • This reminds me of the competition between the iPod and the MP3 players from Creative Labs. Apple had three: the iPod, Pod Mini, and iPod Nano. Creative had (*ahem*...) the ZEN X-Fi, ZEN X-Fi2, ZEN X-Fi3, ZEN X-Fi Style, ZEN Style 100/300, ZEN Style M300, ZEN Touch 2, ZEN MX, ZEN Mozaic, ZEN Micro, ZEN Neeon, ZEN Neeon 2, ZEN MicroPhoto, ZEN Sleek, ZEN Sleek Photo, ZEN Vision, ZEN Vision:M, ZEN Vision W, ZEN Nano/ZEN Nano Plus, ZEN Stone, ZEN Stone Plus, and the ZEN Wav. Having three products presents a sense of clarity and laser focus for customers who want to know the intent and purpose of a company. I don't know the specifics, but it appears that Creative spread themselves too thin and lost focus. Apple is now one of the largest companies in the universe, and Creative got delisted from NASDAQ in 2007.

    Jason WallaceJason WallaceAcum 3 luni
  • Wait note 20 ultra is 1450? Don't you mean 1300? Unsure where you got that figure from

    Ax ElAx ElAcum 3 luni
  • Samsung make so many phones. You doesn't know how much phones Realme launch in India. Realme launches 7 phone past 3 weeks

    Youtube ChannelYoutube ChannelAcum 3 luni
  • Hey Deiter, If you think that's messed up in India Samsung sells M-Series, A-Series, F-Seires, S-Series, Note-Series, Z-Series I'm sure I'm missing something they launched I guess 30-40 smartphones in 2019 in India.

    Abhinav patilAbhinav patilAcum 3 luni
  • Samsung is actually deliberately making their line up so confusing to push people to just buy the most expensive. Because there is a natural tendency for non-tech people to think that the most expensive ones provide the best quality.

    Richmond SimRichmond SimAcum 3 luni
  • If you remove the screen, is it a phone? If you remove the microphone is it a phone? If you remove the phone, is it a phone? So many thoughtful questions...

    pipe360fulpipe360fulAcum 3 luni
  • How many models does Samsung Have.?. As an old duck my A10 is perfect for its price in RSA.

    Avicii MmxxAvicii MmxxAcum 3 luni
  • I got all of them

    Jonathan JeeroJonathan JeeroAcum 3 luni
  • I think this is what Sony used to a while back before losses mounted.

    Necromancer189Necromancer189Acum 3 luni
  • Doubles them.. if you include the exynos variants..

    Rene ValleramosRene ValleramosAcum 3 luni
  • There are more samsung phones than there are stars in our universe

    pratik dhabardepratik dhabardeAcum 3 luni
    • You should have said "There are more Samsung phones than there are stars in the Galaxy"😂😂😂😂😂

      Ayrton866Ayrton866Acum 3 luni
  • its not price. its marketing. the more phones they release the more social media exposure they get. prices are irrelevant, specs are almost irrelevant. they could release the same phone 5 times throughout the year and give it different names and they would all sell because it is about staying on top of the youtube review videos and tech blogs, channels front page. It is not about the phones anymore.

    barış tandoğanbarış tandoğanAcum 3 luni
  • I think they want to saturate the business that way more people will buy their phones just cause is on offer and not because they wanted a samsung phone. People that don't want to buy an iphone have so many options and since samsung makes so many maybe they just get one cause someone else told this person is a good brand.

    Nando martinezNando martinezAcum 3 luni
  • More phones, more price differences, more choices!

    Sahil SinghSahil SinghAcum 3 luni
  • Because we need it 😎

    GyanPrakashGyanPrakashAcum 3 luni
  • Great video as always, Dieter! I agree 100%. Working at a carrier store, I’ve found that Samsungs go out a lot because there is a phone in every price range. It became immediately clear Samsung wants to dominate entry level, mid-range, premium, ultra premium and get out as many 5G devices as possible.

    Andrew MoralesAndrew MoralesAcum 3 luni
  • They just want to flood the market with junk phones

    Anonymous EntityAnonymous EntityAcum 3 luni
  • As a philosophy professor, I really appreciate this video.

    J. Wade AllenJ. Wade AllenAcum 3 luni
  • Samsung should really go back copying Apple. You know, that lawsuit Samsung lost with evidence they were copying Apple.

    jak pjak pAcum 3 luni
  • “ending a price at 99 cents is stupid” I completely agree with that

    · daydalek· daydalekAcum 3 luni
  • Got 100% on the quiz

    SDSW TVSDSW TVAcum 3 luni
  • You forgot the A11 lol

    jared Parkerjared ParkerAcum 3 luni
  • Really helpful, thanks.

    Jermaine WalkerJermaine WalkerAcum 3 luni
  • I agree with him 😎.... At any budget.... There is Samsung phone 👍

    Silver LightningSilver LightningAcum 3 luni
  • But still, here in the Philippines, we had the Exynos 990, but luckily, the S20 Ultra here in the Philippines (ebay), costs 56000

    Francis Gabriel L AbordoFrancis Gabriel L AbordoAcum 3 luni
  • I got the note 20 for 700 USD and tbh idrc abt 120hz and its camera is better than the s20 fe so I'm happy with my note 20

    TNTFragzTNTFragzAcum 3 luni
  • I know why they make so many. ! It’s called GREED !!!!!!

    My Peep'sMy Peep'sAcum 3 luni
  • I lost interest close to the middle of the video. The subject and the content don't mix.

    Akannonu MichaelAkannonu MichaelAcum 3 luni