Google Pixel, LG V20, iPhone 7 and the Devices Set to Benefit from Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Woes

Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Samsung has finally conceded that the Galaxy Note 7 was not meant for use in homes and offices, instead, it belongs somewhere in the battlefield (pun intended).

As a result, the company has decided to halt the production of the ill-fated phablet as well as all sales, be it the initial model or the replacement units. This move came in after several replacement units caught fire, just like it had been the case before the massive recall. While Samsung is struggling with coming to terms with the reality, there are actually some players out there relishing the Galaxy Note 7 tragedy.

The smartphone industry is dominated by Samsung and now that its latest attempt to stretch this dominance beyond the reach of the likes of Apple, Google, LG, Motorola and many other smartphone makers has ended up in shatters, it is time for the “underdogs” to showcase what they have.

Current holders of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units have been advised to take them back to their original point of buying for exchange units or full refunds. Apparently, many retailers are offering these persons with a chance to get a new device, probably made a different company. So, who are actually going to benefit from this program?

According to market analysts, Apple’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will lead the way in filling the gap that Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has left behind. Apparently, Samsung had plans to sell more than 10 million units of the phone, but this is now a dream that will for sure never materialize. But if you thought Apple is the only company happy about the situation at Samsung, well, meet the likes of Motorola’s Moto Z, the LG V20 as well as Google Pixel and Pixel XL.

Google Pixel XL vs iPhone 7 Plus

These phones are expected to benefit a lot from the issues of the Galaxy Note 7, especially since they offer equally high-end hardware specs, premium builds as well as top-notch features. It will be tough for Samsung when it comes to the U.S. market with these handsets joining Apple in pushing Samsung further down the list. Outside the U.S., expect brands from Oppo, Huawei, Xiaomi as well as LeEco to benefit a lot from these woes.

One thing that Samsung Galaxy Note 7 enthusiasts may find it hard to replace directly with any of the aforementioned models is the S Pen. This is a feature that has remained unique to the Note series and no other competitor currently offers it. It gets even worse when looking at the iris scanning feature, but this was still very new and could have a lesser impact on the choice of devices.

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