Samsung Introduces Flip Phones In 2020
Recently, Samsung Electronics is to uncover a new, square-shaped foldable smartphone.
The model goes with the updated versions of its leading Galaxy S range pursuing to stimulate sales after conceding its smartphone trophy to Apple Inc last quarter.
Last Sunday, Samsung was in a shocker U.S. TV commercial ahead of the introduction event in San Francisco.
The social media giant gave a first hint of the new square phones that fold like flip phones and show off a notification panel on the exterior.
In addition, the Galaxy Z Flip is on projection to be cheaper than the bulky $1,980 Galaxy Fold that opens like a book.
According to some analysts and sources, it is offered in a low-price for the reason that it is partly due to more compressed screen size.
Consumers will be eager to see whether Samsung has overcome technological challenges as well as screen glitches that pushed them to postpone the Galaxy Fold last year.
However, the South Korean firm anticipates the new handset will support burnish its innovation credentials.
An analyst at Strategy Analytics, Neil Mawston, stated, “Foldables are expensive and very hard to manufacture. It will take time for foldable to become mass-market products.”
He is also anticipating a mass-market takeoff by 2022 or 2023.
Mawston added, “For now, foldable is a super-premium product that can drive profits or a ‘halo effect’ for the Samsung brand.”
Samsung To Strengthen The Foldable Phone Launch
According to industry officials and analysts, limited foldable display production and capacity will restrict Samsung’s ability.
In addition, to give a boost to the foldable phone production sharply.
This year, sales are at 5 million units at maximum. On the flip side, less than 2% of Samsung’s total smartphone shipments in 2019.
The information was by a person familiar with the matter in a piece of technology news.
Moreover, Samsung refused to comment on the issue.
In a statement, a researcher Counterpoint stated, Samsung is also on anticipation. The projection is to unveil three variants of Galaxy S premium smartphones.
The alternatives are the ones whose sales are on projection. It is to surpass that of predecessors, facilitated by competitive pricing and powerful cameras.
Elsewhere, according to Strategy Analytics, Samsung dropped its No.1 smartphone position to Apple in the December quarter.
The matter was after cheaper iPhone 11 pricing improved, the U.S. firm enjoys its best growth performance since 2015.
As China’s coronavirus plague start on straining the global supply chain and distracting smartphone production, the South Korean firm was seen as the least affected among significant producers.
The justification due to its main manufacturing base is in Vietnam, analysts stated.
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