55 Samsung Statistics and Facts (2020) | By the Numbers



Samsung Statistics and Facts

Here are the more interesting Samsung statistics I was able to dig up. As always, I will be adding more and updating these periodically as I find new stuff. Be sure to check back regularly.

Samsung Facts

Samsung Statistics and Facts

  • Year Samsung was founded: 1938
  • Samsung headquarters: Seoul, South Korea
  • Samsung founder: Lee Byung-chul
  • Samsung Chairman: Lee Kun-hee
  • What is Samsung?

Samsung Electronics inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies that give people the power to discover new experiences. With a constant focus on innovation and discovery, we keep redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, digital appliances, network systems, and memory, system LSI, foundry and LED solutions. (source)

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Samsung number of employees:

320,671 Samsung employees

Last updated 3/24/19


Samsung sales:


Estimated brand value of Samsung:

$45.5 billion

Last updated 1/1/15


Number of Galaxy smartphones Samsung has sold:

2 billion

Last updated 2/20/19


Number of Galaxy 5G devices that Samsung shipped in 2019:

6.7 million devices


Samsung's share of the North American smartwatch market:

10.6%

Last updated 8/15/19


Samsung's share of the flat-panel TV market:

28.3%

Last updated 1/1/15


Average number of Samsung TVs sold annually:

50 million

Last updated 5/31/16


Average number of weekly visitors to the Samsung Smart TV Smart Hub:

2.5 million weekly visitors

Last updated 2/1/16


Number of Samsung Pay users:

5 million registered users

Last updated 3/2/16


Number of Samsung SmartThings users:

45 million monthly active users

Last updated 10/29/20


Number of devices Samsung SmartThings works with:

5,000 devices

Last updated 10/29/20


Number of manufacturers Samsung SmartThings works with:

100 different manufacturers

Last updated 10/29/20


Number of markets Samsung Pay is available in:

24 markets

Last updated 8/21/18


Number of Samsung Pay users in South Korea:

1 million

Last updated 10/26/15


Total number of transactions handled through Samsung Pay:

100 million transactions

Last updated 8/24/16


Samsung's share of the US smartphone market:

34%

Last updated 8/9/17


Samsung's share of the European smartphone market:

40.6%

Last updated 8/13/19


Samsung's share of the global wearable market:

4.3%

Last updated 3/2/17


Number of Samsung smartphones shipped in India in 2019:

158 million


Number of Samsung smartphones shipped in India in 2018:

145 million


Samsung share of the smartphone market in India:

24%

Last updated 11/14/17


Number of Samsung Health downloads:

500 million

Last updated 8/1/18


Amount that Samsung spends on research and development each year;

$14 billion

Last updated 6/6/18


Amount of transactions on Samsung Pay since launch:

$500 million

Last updated 3/2/16


Amount that Samsung Pay has processed in Korea to date:

2 trillion won

Last updated 8/23/16


Percentage of Korean online transactions handled through Samsung Pay:

25%

Last updated 8/23/16


Number of Samsung Galaxy Apps Store users:

24 million monthly active users

Last updated 4/22/17


Number of countries Samsung has employees in:

73 countries

Last updated 3/24/19

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Number of mobile phones Samsung sold in 2015:

320 million


Number of mobile phones Samsung sold in 2014:

318 million


Number of Tizen phones Samsung sold in 2015:

3 million


Number of apps available in the Tizen Store:

10,000 apps

Last updated 12/20/16


Number of apps available for Samsung Gear watches:

1,000 apps

Last updated 8/26/15


Samsung's share of the global tablet market:

13.7%

Last updated 2/1/16


Samsung's share of US and Canada tablet usage:

6.3%

Last updated 7/22/14


Samsung's share of US and Canada smartphone usage:

26.4%

Last updated 8/4/14


Samsung's share of global smartphone shipments:

74.3%

Last updated 7/30/14


Percentage of smartphone industry profits that go to Samsung:

11%

Last updated 11/16/15


Number of Samsung Gear VR users:

1 million monthly active users

Last updated 5/1/16


Amount of content Samsung Gear VR users have watched in it:

2 million hours

Last updated 4/28/16


Number of Samsung Gear VR headsets sold since launch:

5.4 million

Last updated 12/16/16


Estimated projected number of Samsung Gear VR headsets that will be sold by 2020:

80 million

Last updated 12/16/16


Number of Samsung Knox users:

4 million users

Last updated 11/26/15


Samsung's reported goal for smartphone shipments in 2016:

350 million phones

Last updated 7/27/16


Number of Galaxy Note 7s that were recalled in 2016:

1.9 million

Last updated 12/9/16


Percentage of Galaxy Note 7s in the US that have been returned:

85%

Last updated 11/4/16


Amount Samsung is predicted to lose in the Note 7 recall:

$3.1 billion

Last updated 10/14/16


Samsung's share of the Italian smartphone market:

42.4%

Last updated May 2016


Samsung's share of the smartphone market in Japan:

9.8%

Last updated 8/27/19


Samsung's share of the Latin American smartphone market:

45%

Last updated June 2016


Estimated amount Samsung spent in advertising in the first 11 months of 2016:

$80.4 million


Percentage of Samsung's estimated 2016 advertising that was spent on desktop advertising:

73%


Percentage of Samsung's estimated 2016 advertising that was spent on video advertising:

20%


Percentage of Samsung's estimated 2016 advertising that was spent on mobile advertising:

7%


The first Samsung app to 1 billion installs:

Samsung Push Service


Samsung S8 Average revenue per US Daily Active User:

$0.21

Last updated 7/25/17


Samsung S8+ Average revenue per US Daily Active User:

$0.54

Last updated 7/25/17


Number of downloads for Samsung Email from the Google Play Store:

100 million

Last updated 12/9/17

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