There are many countries that have not even started with 5G's commercial operations, including Portugal, which only expects to arrive in the summer. But that does not prevented Samsung from putting 6.7 million 5G smartphones on the 'street'. Although it did not mention actual sales, the Korean brand claims that in November it had a global market share of 5G segment of 53.9%.
Samsung has five 5G models in its catalog: the Galaxy S10 5G, the Galaxy Note 10 5G, the Galaxy Note 10+ 5G, and more recently the Galaxy A90 5G and the Galaxy Fold 5G. The manufacturer also recently put the Galaxy Tab S6 5G in its online store, already for the South Korean market. In the statement, the company reinforces this product as the world's first 5G tablet, taking advantage of all the technology of the product family.
“For Samsung, 2020 is going to be the year of the Galaxy 5G, and we are very proud to offer a diverse portfolio of equipment that ensures the best possible 5G experience,” says TM Roh, president and head of R&D at the communications division at Samsung. brand. The company promises new 5G equipment in other categories to convert more and more people into the new mobile generation.
Surely 2020 is going to be the year when more countries will adopt 5G and thereby widen the market for smartphones prepared for the fifth generation. According to a study by Counterpoint Research, sales of 5G equipment in 2019 accounted for only 1% of global smartphone sales, projecting that by 2020 growth will grow by 1.687% as a lift to 18% global market sales.