Samsung Electronics says that they sold their 10 millionth Galaxy S2 smartphone and the S2 is the fastest selling phone ever for Samsung (the Star phone took 6 month to reach 10 million sales, and the Galaxy S took 7 months). The company also revealed that they sold 3.6 units in Korea, 3.4 units in Europe and 2.3 million in Asia and also Samsung just started selling Galaxy S2 in the US in the past few days………….
Samsung Electronics, the world’s second-largest mobile phone maker after Nokia said it had sold 10 million Galaxy S II smartphones worldwide since the device debuted in April. Sales of the new model, an upgraded version of the firm’s flagship smartphone, had doubled in two months after hitting the five-million mark in July, the company said on Sunday. The new device was released locally on April 29 and in some European countries in May. It also went on sale in China in July before hitting the US market in September. “In just five months the Galaxy S II has seen tremendous growth, reflecting strong support from carrier partners,” JK Shin, the head of the firm’s mobile device unit, said in a statement. Shin said earlier this year that Samsung planned to sell globally more than 10 million of the phones, powered by Google’s Android operating system and spearheading the firm’s smartphone push this year. Sales at home amounted to 3.6 million followed by 3.4 million in Europe and 2.3 million in rest of Asia, the company said. The firm, one of the world’s major mobile phone sellers competing against companies like Apple, has sold more than 14 million of its Galaxy S smartphone which was released in June 2010.