(Seoul=NSP NEWS AGENCY) = Pre-sales of Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Fold 5 in Korea have exceeded 1 million units.
Samsung Electronics announced that pre-sales of Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Fold 5 in Korea, which were held for a week from the 1st to the 7th of this month, were counted at 1.02 million units. This is the largest pre-sales performance of foldable smartphones in Korea, far exceeding 970,000 units of Flip 4 and Fold 4 in a week last year.
In particular, 1.02 million units are close to Galaxy S23 series, which recorded 1.09 million pre-sales in Korea for a week.
The industry predicts that Samsung Electronics’ annual sales of foldable smartphones, such as Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Fold 5, will easily exceed 10 million units this year.
Meanwhile, Samsung Electronics said that the proportion of pre-sales of Flip 5 and Fold 5 in Korea is about 7 to 3. In terms of color, Flip 5 had the highest preference in the order of mint and cream. Ice blue was popular for Fold 5.
Flip 5’s popularity is largely due to its larger cover screen, the Flex Window. The FlexCam feature, a colorful shooting experience that is only available on foldables, was also cited as a popular factor
The Fold 5 is the lightest and thinnest of the Fold series, and has been praised for its multitasking and usability with the S Pen.
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