Tencent Technology News, this weekend, South Korea Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games will be held. Samsung Electronics is the sponsor of the Olympic Winter Games, according to foreign media latest news, Samsung will give athletes and organizers Galaxy Note 8 handsets, but Iran, North Korea and other countries athletes will not be able to enjoy.
According to the U.S. tech news site TheVerge, Samsung has introduced a customized version of the Note 8 mobile phone at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. Free is also a Samsung marketing strategy.
However, the organizers of the Olympic Winter Games said recently that because of the international sanctions, North Korea and Iran's athletes will not be able to enjoy this free mobile phone.
In the Korean market, the regular Note 8 is priced at US $ 920 and the customized version of the Olympics is more expensive. As a result, it is already in the category of luxury goods within the scope of international economic sanctions and will therefore not be available to North Korea and Iranian athletes.
The media also pointed out that the use of smart phones for communications purposes, it may also be turned to the military field, which is temporarily unable to North Korea and Iran, the reasons for the athletes.
Samsung Electronics is a long-term sponsor of the Olympic Games, earlier provided mobile phone equipment. At the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil, Samsung also introduced a customized version of the Galaxy S7 Edge handset to be offered to athletes in selected countries.
It is reported that in the Olympic Games in Brazil, North Korea's athletes also can not get a customized version of Samsung mobile phones.
As early as 2014, Sochi, Russia, the Winter Olympics, Samsung Electronics for the first time presented mobile phones for athletes, was donated the Galaxy Note 3.
In the global high-end mobile phone market, Samsung Electronics and Apple launched a fierce battle. According to the agency's statistics, in the fourth quarter of last year, Apple's mobile phone sales surpassed Samsung Electronics and became the No. 1 mobile phone market in the world. However, in more time, Samsung Electronics ranked first in the global market throne.
In the Asian-African market, Samsung Electronics is facing a huge threat to China's handset makers. In India, millet's fourth-quarter share surpassed Samsung for the first time, making it the country's number one.
In Africa, Shenzhen Acoustic Company also surpassed Samsung to become the mobile phone industry leader.
The face of Apple and the Chinese cell phone Corps attack, Samsung Electronics Pokémon naturally need to use the precious opportunity to host the Olympic Winter Games, mobile phones and other violent marketing.
As Li Zha Rong was released, the various businesses of Samsung Electronics will be back on track. At the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Samsung will release Galaxy S9, the flagship handset of its kind this year.