Samsung, India’s largest consumer electronics brand, secured record pre-bookings for its fifth generation foldable devices launched recently. In the first 28 hours, more than 100,000 consumers pre-booked Galaxy Z Flip5 and Z Fold5 in India.
As compared to the fourth generation foldables (Galaxy Z Flip4 and Z Fold4), Samsung received 1.7x (1.7 times) pre-bookings for Galaxy Z Flip5 and Z Fold5 during the first 28 hours, reflecting the growing confidence of Indian consumers in the foldable category. In India, pre-bookings for Galaxy Z Flip5 and Z Fold5 opened on July 27, 2023. The devices will go on sale from August 18, 2023.
“We are delighted with the overwhelming response for our newly-launched Galaxy Z Flip5 and Galaxy Z Fold5 phones in India. The new devices prove our commitment to meeting the needs of our customers through innovative technology. The success of Galaxy Z Flip5 and Galaxy Z Fold5 shows that Indian consumers are highly sensitive to new innovations. I am confident that our new devices will help the mainstreaming of foldables, and help us consolidate our leadership in India,” said JB Park, President and CEO, Samsung Southwest Asia.
Galaxy Z Flip5 delivers a stylish, unique foldable experience from a pocket-sized device built for self-expression. The Galaxy Z Flip5’s outer screen is now 3.78 times larger and offers more usability than ever before. Galaxy Z Fold5, the ultimate productivity powerhouse with a large screen delivers the most powerful performance in the Galaxy Z series because it is the thinnest, lightest Fold yet.
Both Galaxy Z Flip5 and Galaxy Z Fold5 are equipped with IPX8 support, aircraft grade Armor Aluminum frames, and Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus® 2 applied to both the Flex Window and back cover. Galaxy Z Flip5 and Galaxy Z Fold5 come with new integrated hinge module that features a dual rail structure for diffusing external impacts.