August 8, 2022

What you need to know

  • The first rumors about the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Z Flip 5 surfaced much earlier than expected.
  • Samsung is reportedly planning to ship the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Z Flip 4 successors in fewer volumes than this year’s foldables.
  • The Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Z Flip 5 are expected to make their debut later in 2023.

While Samsung is still gearing up to announce the upcoming Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Z Flip 4, the phones’ successors have already made rounds in the rumor mill. A new report claims that Samsung may release fewer foldable phones in 2023.

According to The Elec (opens in new tab), Samsung’s sales strategy for the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Z Flip 5 may be a bit conservative. Citing unnamed industry sources, the outlet reports that Samsung may target a shipment of 2 million units for the Z Fold 5 and 8 million units for the clamshell foldable model.