Samsung’s best selling phone: Samsung Galaxy S II

Published on July 4th, 2011 | by sylv3rblade


The Galaxy S II is having a heyday at retail topping the original Galaxy S phone’s sales record of 3 million in 85 days. The Galaxy S’s successor manages to reach that number in just 55 days making it Samsung’s fastest selling smartphone ever.

Samsung says that most of their sales come from the EU where the company says that the S2 has “dramatically increased” their phone market share. The company fully expects to reach the 10 million mark sooner than the original Galaxy S as the US carriers are expected to have the phone by summer. Samsung however has not yet officially announced the phone’s availability for the US market.

Press release available below:

Samsung GALAXY S II reaches 3 Million global sales

SEOUL, KOREA–(Korea Newswire) — Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, today announced that the Samsung GALAXY S II(Model: GT-I9100), has reached global channel sales of 3 million units.

The GALAXY S II is Samsung’s flagship smartphone device; a beautifully thin (8.49mm) and lightweight, dual-core smartphone that combines an unmatched Super AMOLED Plus viewing experience with incredible performance, all on Android, the world’s fastest-growing mobile operating system. The next generation smartphone also includes exclusive access to Samsung’s four new content and entertainment hubs, seamlessly integrated to provide instant access to music, games, e-reading and social networking services.

“Announced at Mobile World Congress 2011, the GALAXY S II represents our most advanced smartphone to date and demonstrates Samsung’s commitment to deliver premium, market-defining devices,”and “This milestone reflects the continued strong support from our carrier partners around the world who have chosen the GALAXY S II as their flagship Android device.” said JK Shin, President and Head of Samsung’s Mobile Communications Business.

source Engadget

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