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UPDATED: Samsung will no longer compete in Germany’s camera market (Official statement Samsung the Netherlands)

Following unconfirmed reports that Samsung will stop selling the flagship NX1 camera in Europe the company has now issued an official statement which partly confirms what was being rumored. Samsung has confirmed in the statement that it’s withdrawing from the camera market in Germany and will no longer be selling its camera products in the country.

The statement mentions that Samsung quickly adapts to market needs and demands, it has seen a gradual and sustained decline in demand for standalone digital cameras, camcorders and related accessories in Germany. “For this reason, we have taken the decision to phase out the sales and marketing of these products.” It does point out in the statement that this is a local decision based on local market conditions, so it doesn’t mean that the same will be done in the rest of Europe or across the globe for that matter.

Update, November 20 2015.
Official statement from Samsung the Netherlands.
We quickly adapt to market needs and demands. In The Netherlands, we have seen a gradual and sustained decline in demand for standalone digital cameras and camcorders and related accessories. For this reason, we have taken the decision to phase out the sales and marketing of these products. This is a local decision, based on local market conditions.

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Channel42x
Channel42x

I wouldn’t be suprised if shamesung wouldn’t bring anything in Europe anymore. Like anything, guess they will take everything out in Europe when times comes by… So we’re not getting any more of their products. Give them a few years…

Guess there are too much potential consumers in here. But if Samsung keeps telling us ‘fuck you all’, we’re gonna do the same and just ignore everything they make and bring out.

Channel42x
Channel42x

Plus there’s a little mistake in the article. It’s November, not December. Christmas isn’t that close yet guys… 🙂

preime101
preime101

Congratulations Samsung, you have just guaranteed to not sell a single NX1 anywhere in Europe if not the world now seeing as you would have to be a complete idiot to invest money in a now dead camera system. Which is a real shame considering this camera has a lot of potential.