Samsung exceeded 50 percent of the laptop market share in the first quarter of 2023 in South Korea. All thanks go to the rocketing sales of the Galaxy Book 3 series, which blessed Samsung with the crown of domestic laptop seller in the first quarter in Korea.
According to IDC, Samsung Electronics’ local (Korea) laptop market share ranked first at 52 percent. Since 1995, Samsung Electronics’ local laptop market share has consistently maintained the number 1 market share for sizzling 28 years.
This quarter’s 52 percent is a 16.4 percent increase from the previous quarter, 35.6 percent (1st place) in the fourth quarter of 2022, and a 17.8 percent increase from 34.2 percent (1st place) in the first quarter of last year.
It is the first time in eight years that Samsung’s laptop market share has exceeded 50% since the 51.1% in the first quarter of 2015, further solidifying its overwhelming No. 1 position in the Korean laptop market.
Galaxy Book 3
The reason why Samsung’s share in the laptop market has risen significantly is that the newly launched ‘Galaxy Book 3 Series’ in February this year is gaining sensational popularity among consumers.
This product is very popular with college students in the new semester and is also well received by creator consumers who are looking for high-performance laptops. In fact, Galaxy Book 3 Series continued to be sold out in various distribution channels during the local pre-sale in February.
The Galaxy Book 3 Series adopts a ‘ Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 3K resolution to provide more vivid colors and clear picture quality and is also excellent in portability due to its thinness and lightweight.
The seamless connectivity based on the Galaxy ecosystem is also receiving favorable reviews from consumers, and it provides convenience to users by connecting the Book 3 series with various Galaxy products such as smartphones and tablets so that they can be used as a single device.
In particular, the Galaxy Book 3 Ultra, a high-performance high-end laptop newly introduced this year, has sold more than 5,000 units in Korea since its release in mid-February until the end of March, driving performance.
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Official Galaxy S23 FE, Buds FE and Tab S9 FE promo leaks, launch set for October 4
Samsung managed to create an ecosystem of FE products, which are not too far from launch. In October, Samsung is likely to announce the Galaxy S23 FE, Galaxy Buds FE and Galaxy Tab S9 FE series. Meanwhile, a tipster just leaked the official promotional material of these upcoming devices.
Well-known tipster Evleaks posted several official promotional images of Samsung’s upcoming devices including the Galaxy S23 FE, Galaxy Buds FE, and Galaxy Tab S9 FE. These devices are inspired by the company’s top-line products and will be available at affordable prices.
Notably, a leaked promo shows off the control center of the Galaxy S23 FE, which mentions October 4 as the date. This means the company is preparing to hold its FE products launch on the same date as Google’s Made by Google event for Pixel 8 series.
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) September 22, 2023
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) September 22, 2023
Get a Free Galaxy Watch 4 with Galaxy S23 Series and Win a Photography Trip to Korea!
Samsung’s top-of-the-line Galaxy S23 series offers the most advanced camera, next-level gaming performance, and more eco-conscious design. Meanwhile, the Galaxy Watch 4 inspires you on a better health journey with personalized fitness insights and wellness features.
Together, the flagship smartphone and watch ecosystem empower users to live a hyper-connected lifestyle. In Malaysia, Samsung is rewarding customers who purchase the Galaxy S23 series until 9 October 2023 with the Galaxy Watch 4 40mm, worth RM799.
Galaxy fans begin a hyper-connected lifestyle with the Galaxy Watch 4 when they buy the Galaxy S23 series. The promo is applicable at Samsung Malaysia Online Stores, Samsung Experience Stores, and Samsung Authorised Dealers.
Models RPP (RM) – Promo Gift: Galaxy Watch 4
- Galaxy S23 128GB 3,899
- Galaxy S23 256GB 4,199
- Galaxy S23+ 256GB 4,699
- Galaxy S23+ 512GB 5,199
- Galaxy S23 Ultra 256GB 5,699
- Galaxy S23 Ultra 512GB 6,199
- Galaxy S23 Ultra 1TB 7,199
Win a trip to Korea
Once you’ve bought your Galaxy S23, join Samsung’s ‘Go the S-Tra Mile’ competition and snap photos and videos of Malaysia’s hidden gems until 15 October 2023. Six participants with the most creative and rare submissions will win the ultimate photography trip to Busan.
Samsung’s New Galaxy Tab S9 FE and S9 FE Plus Showcase Sleek Design [Leak]
Samsung will soon unveil its new affordable tablet lineup – Galaxy Tab S9 FE. The company is said to bring two new tablets namely Galaxy Tab S9 FE and Galaxy Tab S9 FE Plus. Ahead of the launch, a reliable source revealed official press pictures, which show the whole design.
The upcoming Galaxy Tab S9 FE is said to have a 10.9-inch display, while the larger Galaxy Tab S9 FE Plus has a 12.4-inch diagonal. It’s worth mentioning that the company uses high-quality metal casings for the “Fan Edition” tablets, making them look similar to the flagship products.
These will be available in a number of different variants, depending on the country. Sources of Roland Quandt (via winfuture) only revealed images of the Light Gray variant of the Galaxy Tab S9 FE and Tab S9 FE Plus, however, there should also be versions in Lavender, Mint and Silver.