Report: Samsung to control 80% of the foldable smartphone market this year

Michail, 16 September 2020

Foldable phones are slowly making their way to more consumers around the world and it looks like Samsung will be in the driving position in terms of market share for the next year. The Korean tech giant quickly emerged as the leading foldable smartphone maker and while the category is just now entering its second phase headlined by the Galaxy Z Fold 2 it seems Samsung will continue to dominate the foldable market for the coming year.

Report: Samsung to control 80% of the foldable smartphone market this year

Data from Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) reveals Samsung’s market share in the foldable smartphone scene is projected to hit 80% in the coming 12 months and should total 4 million shipments. This comes as little surprise given the only competition comes from Motorola and Huawei. Lingering US sanctions and the inability to bring out the Mate X2 in time continue to plague Huawei while Motorola is still not enjoying the user attention it hoped when it re-launched its Razr line.

Report: Samsung to control 80% of the foldable smartphone market this year

According to early estimates, Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip will reign as the best-selling foldable of 2020 followed by the Z Fold 2 and Motorola Razr 5G. Judging by the warm reception of the Z Fold 2, Samsung looks to have a firm grip on the foldable smartphone landscape for the time being.

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Like it matters. There are no ordinary citizen who will spend 1500 for a phone with zero durability screen. Only those who dont care about money which aint that much,

If you'd actually read my post you'd see I said it's and let me quote myself: "Samsung Fold is overpriced because it's such novelty". Which part of this isn't understandable to you? Jesus.

The Fold 2 is a Complete device as far as foldables are concerned. Perfectly does the job of not having to carry a tablet and a phone. Stop complaining about it being expensive or overpriced. It's not meant for poor people. If Apple inv...

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