Samsung Electronic’s President Young Sohn has said that the employer has sold one million units of the Galaxy Fold. The foldable smartphone device was launched formally in September and is bought in choose regions international for an RRP of USD $1,980.
Sohn introduced the parent onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin, saying: “I assume that the point is, we’re promoting [a] million of these products. There are a million human beings that favor to use this product at $2,000.”
Samsung had estimated in October that it had sold half a million Folds, so if each figures are correct it represents a giant inventory shift for a product that was once cancelled after American reviewers had manufacturing issues. The smartphone was once redesigned to have a display that didn’t seem like it had a peelable layer and T-clamps on the hinge to quit filth getting under the folding plastic display.
Of course, one million units of a telephone is no longer many in the grand scheme of the market. Samsung itself offered over 6 million Galaxy S10 Plus units in the first quarter of availability, and is the most popular smartphone manufacturer worldwide. But it is good sized that a million humans have put down that plenty money for a first-generation piece of technology.
We haven’t viewed any Folds in the wild yet in the UK. Sales are presumably a whole lot higher in Samsung’s native South Korea and other Asian markets.