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Samsung Galaxy S24 sets new record for highest pre-order sales in Korea

By Shawn Tan - on 29 Jan 2024, 10:33am

Samsung Galaxy S24 sets new record for highest pre-order sales in Korea

Samsung saw the highest pre-order numbers of any Galaxy S phone for the Galaxy S24 in Korea.

The market reception to the Samsung Galaxy S24 series is off to a good start in its home market

The Korea Herald reports that Samsung achieved a record number of pre-orders for the Galaxy S24 series. Apparently, Samsung managed to sell 1.21 million units within a week which translated to an average of about 173,000 units per day or 7209 units per hour.

The 1.21-million figure not only broke the previous record held by the Galaxy S23 series.

Unsurprisingly, the Galaxy S24 Ultra was the most popular model and accounted for 60% of the total pre-orders followed by the Galaxy S24+ (21%) and Galaxy S24 (19%). 

In terms of colour choices, Titanium Black ranked at the top for the Ultra model while Marble Gray was the most popular colour for the Galaxy S24+ and Galaxy S24.

We have not heard about the local sales since pre-orders started on 18 January. Consumers who have pre-ordered can expect to receive or collect their Galaxy S24 phones from 24 January, while official retail sales will begin on 31 January.

If you're still on the fence about which Galaxy S24 model to buy, we have your back with this handy article. Want to get it on a two-year telco plan? We also got that covered with our telcos' contract plans comparison.

Source: The Korea Herald

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