Young Sohn wrongly claimed the company had sold 1 million Galaxy fold phones. It returned with another sales estimate at CES 2020.
Koh runs Samsung’s entire mobile phone division. It’s likely that his number is closer to the mark when it comes to the actual number of galaxy folds sold so far.
Vagueness around exact numbers is exactly what led to the flood of misinformation the first time around, with the incorrect 1 million folds sold number.
Samsung recently announced that it sold 6.7 million 5G phones in 2019, far outpacing Galaxy fold numbers. In either case, 400,000 to 500,000 folds sold is still impressive.
Samsung cancels its original launch after review units began to break. The phone will launch in September 2019, months after the original April 2019 date. Samsung will go on to redesign several aspects to the Galaxy fold.