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Samsung shipped more than 6.7 million Galaxy 5G devices in 2019

By Cookie Monster - on 4 Jan 2020, 8:48am

Samsung shipped more than 6.7 million Galaxy 5G devices in 2019

5G may not be available everywhere in the world, but Samsung has already shipped millions of 5G-enabled phones last year.

The South Korean company announced that it shipped more than 6.7 million Galaxy 5G smartphones globally in 2019. As of November 2019, it accounted for 53.9% of the global 5G smartphone market with 5 Galaxy 5G devices including the Galaxy S10 5G, Note10 5G, Note10+ 5G, Galaxy A90 5G and Galaxy Fold 5G. Samsung also revealed that it will be releasing the Galaxy Tab S6 5G in Korea in Q1, which will be the world's first 5G tablet. 

“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,” said TM Roh, President and Head of Research and Development at IT & Mobile Communications Division, Samsung Electronics. “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 will take off this year according to Neil Shah, VP of Research at Counterpoint Research. Shah expects 5G smartphones to grow 1,687% and contribute to 18% of the total global smartphone sales volumes this year. 

Source: Samsung