The Galaxy S22 Ultra has proven to be more popular than its more affordable sibling.
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- The Galaxy S22 series of phones broke pre-order records in Samsung’s home market.
- To date, more than 1 million Galaxy S22 series phones have been pre-ordered in South Korea.
- The Galaxy S22 series also set a new flagship record for Samsung in India, where the company garnered over 70,000 pre-orders in just 12 hours.
If pre-order figures from South Korea are any indication, Samsung’s latest Galaxy S22 series phones could set new sales records for the company.
Pre-orders for the Galaxy S22 series went live in South Korea on Monday last week. Since then, Samsung and its major carrier partners have received about 1.02 million pre-orders, setting a new record for the Galaxy S series. The previous record of 1.004 million pre-orders was set by the Galaxy S8 series. The Galaxy S22 series of mobile phones activated more than 300,000 units on the first day of sale in South Korea, which is also a new record for the Samsung Galaxy S series.
The Galaxy S22 series set a new record with 1.02 million units pre-ordered in South Korea in the first eight days. They also sold over 300,000 units on the first day. https://t.co/UoAio6749Z
— Dohyun Kim (@dohyun854) February 23, 2022
Even more impressively, the Galaxy S22 Ultra is more popular with consumers than its siblings. According to South Korean media reports, Ultra models accounted for about 60 percent of all pre-ordered Galaxy S22 series phones activated on Wednesday.
Samsung’s best Android phones aren’t just getting a lot of attention in Samsung’s home market. Samsung India announced that it secured over 70,000 pre-orders in less than 12 hours. Pre-orders for the S22 series in China start on February 23. Like South Korea, S22 pre-orders also set Samsung’s “flagship record” in India.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
$1,200 at Amazon $1,200 at Samsung $1,200 at Best Buy
While it’s far from perfect, Samsung’s new Galaxy S22 Ultra is an excellent Android flagship with cutting-edge specs, a premium design, and a built-in S Pen. The phone is also a step up from its predecessor in the camera department, offering unparalleled video and zoom performance.
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