South Korean giant Electronics manufacturer—Samsung—announced on Thursday, the sale of its Galaxy S II model surpassed 20 million units almost in 10 months after its launch in April 2011. Besides, Samsung has also sold 22 million units of its Galaxy S handset after its launched in 2010. The company sold 94 million Smartphones last fiscal year and 35 million in Q4 last year. Samsung’s main rival Apple sold 37 million iPhone in Q4 (calendar) last year and 93 million in the entire last year. A ferocious legal war between Samsung and Apple had prevailed worldwide—Apple had legitimated Samsung to debar the sales of its Galaxy S II model.
Samsung has incredibly marked such record due to high product satisfaction and grasping over global local markets. The main features of Samsung Galaxy S II are its super AMOLED 4.3 inches screen, dual-core processor, and 8-mm slim design with outstanding look. The handset has a flavor of Android 2.3 (Gingerbread OS) and available at smart-prices worldwide. After aggregating total sales of Samsung Galaxy S and Galaxy S II, it reaches to 42 million units. Galaxy lineups of the company have become greatest contributor to its revenue in last couple of year.
Prior to reach the milestone, Samsung Galaxy S II had to travel several little steps such as it surpassed 3 million and 5 million sales in just 55 days and 85 days respectively. The handset took 5 months to crossover 10 million sales and almost in 10 months, it recorded 20 million sales.
Before introducing Galaxy S II model in April 2011, Samsung had to go through several legal procedures legitimated by Apple last year. Apple had taken Samsung in the court across the world for copycatting of its revolutionary model “iPhone 4S”. Samsung was debarred to sale Galaxy S II in several countries like Australia and Germany. The company was being forced by Apple to not sale the particular model across the world. Despite of all this, the company has succeeded to sale 20 million units of Galaxy S II model worldwide. Definitely, the quality of Galaxy S II has lured a huge number of folks worldwide; especially it was among top 5 preferred Smartphone in Q4 holiday season.