Samsung Electronics announced on the 23rd that the Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Z Folds 4 pre-sales, which were held for 7 days from 16 to 22, were estimated to be about 970,000 units.

Last year, the ZF Flip 3 and Fold 3, which achieved the largest performance in the foldable smartphone last year, exceeded 920,000 units for 7 days (an average of 131,000 units per day).

In particular, the average number of pre-sales per day, the Z Flip 4 and Z Fold 4, was 138,000 units, and the Galaxy S22 series (127,000), which pre-sold 1020,000 units for 8 days. It is the best of the Galaxy series.

Last year, Samsung Electronics foldable phone sales recorded sales of 10 million units thanks to the success of Z Flip 3 and Fold 3.

In the market, the pre-sales of Z Flip 4 and Fold 4 have been quite good in consideration of difficult conditions such as the global economic downturn.

Counterpoint, a market research firm, said, This year, Samsung Electronics will sell 9 million units annually for Z Flip 4 and Fold 4, and the overall foldable market share will help 80%in the second half of this year.

Samsung Electronics predicted that the number of opening on the 23rd, the first day of the pre-booker, will exceed the Z Flip 3 and Fold 3 last year. Last year, Z Flip 3 and Fold 3 opened 270,000 units on the first day.

Roh Tae-moon, president of Samsung Electronics’ MX Business Division, said, We have made full efforts to supply volume for the initial box office.

Samsung Electronics said that the proportion of pre-sales of Z Flip 4 and Z Fold 4 is about 65 to 35. Last year was 7-3. This year, the sales of Z Fold 4 have increased relatively more.

In the case of colors, Z flip 4 was preferred in the order of pink gold, blue and purple, and the Z Fold 4 was in the order of beige, gray green and phantom black.

The popular reasons for Z Flip 4 were sensational design and increased battery capacity. The ‘FlexCAM’ function, which is a colorful shooting experience that is only available for foldable, was also pointed out as a popular factor.

The Z Fold 4 is well received by the taskbar function that maximizes multitasking, which is more than 8g of actual value and maximizes multitasking.

Despite various bad news, such as rising exchange rate and rising raw material prices, Z Fold 4 was determined to be the same price as last year, at 1,99,700 won for 256GB. Z Flip 4 rose 99,000 won from 256GB to 1.353,000 won.