Samsung said in a news conference that it aimed to sell 5 million notebook computers in 2009, up from 2 million sold in 2008. Of those 5 million, Samsung aims to sell 4 million netbooks, which are cheaper and smaller than traditional notebook computers.More info at Reuters.
"Our current market share in netbooks is about 5 percent, and with sales of 4 million netbooks this year, we are aiming for a 15 prcent market share," said Kyu Uhm, vice president of sales and marketing at Samsung's computer systems division.
It is also aimed to place as high as No.7 in global notebook sales ranking this year, after ranking 10th last year, Uhm said.
Samsung aims to more than double notebook sales this year
Posted on Sunday, Apr 26 2009 @ 07:36 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck