It’s been a few days since Samsung lifted the lid on its Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 foldable smartphones, and early sales numbers show that these new devices are hugely successful.
Despite meager improvements over previous models and even a higher price on the Galaxy Z Flip 4, the two new foldable smartphones from Samsung have been a real hit during the first days of sale, as reported by our Korean colleagues from ZDNet Korea .
In South Korea, it seems that the Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Galaxy Z Fold 4 have been particularly well received by Samsung fans. The manufacturer would have recorded a total of 970,000 copies sold in just 7 daysover the period from August 16 to 22. Samsung has therefore done better than the previous generationthe Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Galaxy Z Fold 4, which had sold 920,000 units during the same period.
Samsung’s foldable smartphones are more popular than the Galaxy S22
In addition to surpassing last year’s sales, the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 can also boast of having outperforms Samsung’s flagship 2022 series, the Galaxy S22s. Indeed, the latter had sold 127,000 units per day during the same 7-day period, while foldable smartphones are at 138,000.
In France, the figures are unknown, but Samsung announces that it ” sold 2 times more Galaxy Z Fold4 and Galaxy Z Flip4 for pre-order in France this year than Galaxy Z Fold3 and Galaxy Z Flip3 in 2021 “.
Samsung recently claimed that foldable phone sales will overtake Galaxy S sales in 2025, so those seem off to a good start. Despite a higher number of pre-orders for foldable smartphones, Samsung always sells more Galaxy S22 in the long term, but that should change soon. The foldable smartphone market is growing, growing more than 300% from 2020 to 2021, according to Samsung data, to a total of more than 10 million shipments last year.
Source : ZDNet Korea