“(Galaxy Z Flip 5) is absurdly expensive” (USA CNN )
Despite some negative views that Samsung Electronics’ new foldable smartphones Galaxy Z Fold and Galaxy Z Flip 5 are “absurdly expensive” Despite this, it is reported that it has recorded an all-time pre-order sales of ‘1 million units’. It is the first ever among foldable phones.
Samsung Electronics and the three telecommunications companies are conducting pre-order sales for a week from the 1st to the 7th. The previous Galaxy Zfold · Flip 4 sold 970,000 units during the pre-order period.
Samsung Electronics set an all-time record for sales in a live broadcast that lasted for 1 hour and 40 minutes from midnight on the 1st, nearly twice that of the previous product. Pre-orders have already been expected to record the highest sales ever.
The popularity of the Galaxy Z Flip 5 is overwhelming. About 70% of pre-order sales are Galaxy Z Flip 5.
Exceeded market expectations. In the industry, the foldable phone market is not yet large, and the price is high, so it will be difficult to make a big sale.
Although it is a pre-order sale, the industry is메이저놀이터 looking at the highest sales ever, which is very encouraging. In particular, two out of three Galaxy Z Flip 5 reservations were found to be customers in their 20s and 30s, where Samsung
is vulnerable . We added new features, but we didn’t update the high price tag, which was the biggest stumbling block for our customers.”
The actual price of a foldable phone is higher than that of a regular bar-type smartphone. However, there is no big difference compared to the iPhone, and in particular, in the case of the new iPhone to be released this September, a price increase of more than 200,000 won is expected compared to the previous one.
Nevertheless, the US media only negatively put forward the high price of Samsung’s foldable phone.
Galaxy Z Flip 5 256GB 1,399,200 won, 512GB 1,520,000 won, Galaxy Z Fold 5 256GB 2,097,700 won, 512GB 2,218,700 won, 1TB 2,467,000 won.
In the industry, it was said that the highest sales ever was due to the explosion of interest in the Galaxy Z Flip 5 with a design with a significantly larger external screen than the previous one. The Galaxy Z Flip 5 is equipped with a cover screen that is about twice as large as its predecessor. Improved usability as well as design perfection. You can watch YouTube, reply to text messages, or view maps on the cover screen without opening the phone.
The Galaxy Z Fold 5 with a large screen that folds horizontally is characterized by a thinner thickness and lighter weight than the previous model. Roh Tae-moon, head of the MX
division of Samsung Electronics (president), said, “This year, one out of three Galaxy flagship smartphones will be sold as a foldable phone,” and “the goal is to sell more than 10 million units in total.” Meanwhile, Samsung Electronics offers customers who pre-purchased the 256GB (gigabyte) model during the pre-sale period a 512GB model to double the storage capacity. It can be purchased at a low price of about 120,000 won per unit. In addition, it provides a one-year ‘Samsung Care Plus Damage Guarantee Type’ ticket that provides damage compensation, immediate discounts on repair costs, and on-site repair service.