DSCC: foldable shipments rise 571% in Q1, Galaxy Z Flip3 dominates market with 51% share

Q1 of this year was the 3rd best quarter for foldable smartphones, according to DSCC. It didn’t reach the record highs of the holiday quarter (Q4’21), but with 2.22 million shipments in total it is up 571% compared to the Q1 of last year.

Clamshells continue to dominate – the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 alone accounted for 51% of all foldables shipped. The Galaxy Z Fold3 was the second most popular foldable in Q1. As you can imagine, Samsung remains the market leader by a wide margin, it controlled 74% of the market, compared to Huawei.

That said, Huawei’s market share is actually rising…

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