Samsung says the Galaxy Flip 3 motivated extra folks to change than its flagships

Mariella Moon

The newest foldable Galaxy gadgets are a success. Samsung shipped 4 instances extra foldables in 2021 than what it did in 2020, the tech big has revealed. Additional, it took just one month after they had been launched for the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and the Galaxy Z Flip 3 to exceed the whole accumulative gross sales of their predecessors final 12 months. The corporate additionally stated that it noticed a “huge enhance” in shoppers who jumped manufacturers particularly for its foldable telephones — in truth, extra folks switched to Samsung for the Flip 3 than for its flagship gadgets. 

Whereas Samsung did not rattle off particular numbers, it stated it noticed a 150 % enhance in shoppers who switched manufacturers for the Flip 3 in comparison with the Galaxy Be aware 20. It noticed a 140 % enhance in folks switching manufacturers for the foldable in comparison with the Galaxy S21, as nicely. The Flip’s type issue is after all its predominant draw, together with its entrance display screen that provides customers a approach to make use of their cellphone with out having to open it. As for the Fold 3, individuals who responded to Samsung’s survey stated they received it for its massive display screen, multitasking capabilities and S Pen help.

In its put up, Samsung stated foldables are anticipated to develop tenfold by 2023, and it is closely investing in analysis and growth to have the ability to sustain with rival gadgets that may absolutely pop up. A type of rivals is Huawei’s P50 Pocket cellphone, which is the corporate’s first mannequin that folds vertically just like the Galaxy Z Flip. 

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