Samsung Electronics has formally announced that it shipped more than 6.7 million Galaxy 5G devices globally in the year of 2019, making itself the pioneer of introducing consumers with next-generation speed and high-performance smartphones.
Official Press Release
The official press release states that Samsung set up 53.9 percent of the global 5G smartphone market, as of November 2019. By offering the five major 5G devices globally, including the Galaxy S10 5G, Note 10 5G, Note 10+ 5G, Galaxy A90 5G, and Galaxy Fold 5G, Samsung has now become the leading manufacturer of 5G smartphone industry.
According to TM Roh, President and Head of Research and Development at IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics,
“Consumers can’t wait to experience 5G and we are proud to offer a diverse portfolio of devices that deliver the best 5G experience possible,”
Previously, the Samsung Electronics vice president JuneHee Lee has also suggested that more than two million Samsung 5G smartphones already sold, and the company expected to make it double by the end of 2019.
Samsung has been profoundly working with carriers, regulatory agencies, and industry groups like 3GPP and O-RAN Alliance, to bring 5G into the real life of its consumers. The company has also reached a milestone by providing network equipment for the world’s first 5G commercial service in Korea.
Worlds first Samsung 5G Tablet
The company will be introducing the world’s first 5G tablet ‘Galaxy Tab S6 5G’. It will be available for sales in Korea in the first quarter of 2020. Along with its tablet, Samsung is also expected to launch flagship 5G Galaxy S11 in February.
As Samsung’s Head of Research and Development viewed 2020 as,
“For Samsung, 2020 will be the year of Galaxy 5G, and we are excited to bring 5G to even more device categories and introduce people to mobile experiences they never thought possible.”
5G phones contributed to 1% of global smartphone sales in 2019.