Samsung is the leading brand in the foldable smartphone sector.
In fact, according to the latest statistics released by Canalys analysts, the Korean company is responsible for almost all of the 'foldable' models shipped in 2022: almost 12 million, compared to 14.2 million globally.
Numbers that lead the leaflet segment to grow by 62% year on year, so much so as to have accelerated the business strategies of many other brands, which this year are launching themselves with greater conviction on the market.
After the consolidation of Huawei in China, which suffered a setback in Europe and the United States, Oppo and Honor are attempting the big leap towards Western consumers.
The first with the recent Find N2 Flip, while the second with Magic Vs. The folding models of OnePlus, Xiaomi and, above all, Google are expected by 2023.
No news regarding a possible iPhone Fold, which had been talked about a lot in recent months.
Returning to Canalys, if Samsung's first position is out of the question, Huawei ranks second for foldables shipped in 2022, with over 1.8 million units.
Third Oppo, followed by Vivo, Xiaomi, Honor and Motorola, which so far has sold, according to analysts, about 40,000 copies of Razr with double clamshell screen.
Canalys estimates that leaflet shipments will double in 2023,