Samsung believes that foldables will be the “new smartphone standard” and the Galaxy Z will surpass the Galaxy S series in three years

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Folding smartphones are the next big revolution in the mobile market, or at least that’s what Samsung believes. According to Roh Tae-moon, director of Samsung’s mobile division, in three years foldable smartphones will be the most valuable smartphones for Samsung, which means that they are expected to overtake the Galaxy S series.

The Korea Herald pick up Tae-moon’s interesting statements, said at a press conference in New York, after the presentation of the Galaxy ZFlip4 Y Galaxy ZFold4:

By 2025, foldables will account for more than 50 percent of Samsung’s total premium smartphone shipments.

Foldables will be the new smartphone standard.

According to Tae-moon, The Galaxy Z Fold and Z Flip will overtake the Galaxy S series by 2025. Samsung assures which in 2021 shipped nearly 10 million foldable smartphones, with the Galaxy Z Fold3 as the undisputed favorite. With the new Galaxy ZFlip4Samsung hopes to repeat and exceed that success, and go much further with future iterations of this model and the Galaxy Z Fold4, as soon as three years from now.

This part is where Tae-moon’s second great statement comes in, because according to his vision, “foldables will be the new smartphone standard”.

Samsung Galaxy Z Foldable Smartphones To Outperform Galaxy S 2025

According to data cited by The Korea Heraldanalysts of Counterpoint estimates growth in foldable smartphone shipments globally, to 16 million in 2022 and 26 million in 2023. Speaking of Samsung, Counterpoint estimates that in 2022 alone, will sell nearly 9 million units of Galaxy Z Flip4 and Galaxy Z Fold4 combined.

Currently, Samsung is the absolute king of the foldable smartphone marketwith a 74% share until May 2022, according to DSCC data. This trend is expected to continue with the launch of its new generation Galaxy Z, but strong competition is also expected.

A new report says that this year OPPO will present two new folding smartphones to compete directly with Samsung in the international market. If the information turns out to be true, they will be the company’s first foldables that will not be exclusive to China, so OPPO will join Huawei and Motorola as the few Chinese manufacturers that will dare with their foldables on international territory.

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