The next version of Samsung Galaxy S – Galaxy S II – continues to upbeat market predictions. In latest press release company has claimed that more than 10 million Galaxy S II has been sold out across the globe within 5 months of the launch. Interestingly, company while releasing the press note company has mentioned the Galaxy S II code as “Model: GT-I9100”, means the figure doesn’t include U.S. sales market.
The sales figure got doubled in just 8 weeks as company was standing with 5 million Galaxy S II sales barley 2 months ago. The buzz about Galaxy S II was there in the market from the day first. Infact, company had already secured more than 3 million orders before the launch. However, the first 3 months didn’t over exceeded the expectations as company managed to sell only 3 million additional handsets.
As many of US telecom providers like Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile is just putting the handset on selves, the numbers are expected to improve much faster now.
Samsung GALAXY S II continues success reaching 10 Million in global sales
Global popularity with customers drives momentum for Samsung’s flagship smartphone
SEOUL, Korea – September 25th, 2011 – 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 achieved 10 million global channel sales, doubling from five million in just eight weeks.
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 powerful performance, all on Android, the world’s fastest-growing mobile operating system. The next generation smartphone also includes Samsung’s four content and entertainment hubs, seamlessly integrated to provide instant access to music, games, e-reading and social networking services.
“Since its launch in late April 2011, the GALAXY S II has seen continued sales success, demonstrating Samsung’s industry-leading capabilities in – and commitment to – the smartphone market” said JK Shin, President and Head of Samsung’s Mobile Communications Business.
“In just five months the GALAXY S II has seen tremendous growth, reflecting its tremendous popularity with customers around the world, who in selecting theGALAXY S II as their device of choice have driven the device’s strong market position globally.”
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2010 consolidated sales of US$135.8 billion. Employing approximately 190,500 people in 206 offices across 68 countries, the company consists of nine independently operated business units: Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, Digital Imaging, Memory, System LSI and LCD. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, semiconductor chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visitwww.samsung.com.
Samsung Galaxy S II is among the top rated Android phones by many online shoppping portals. In U.S. its available at the starting price of $250. However, the international unlocked version of Galaxy S II has been tagged with $450 price.