The South Korean tech giant Samsung announced reaching impressive Galaxy SII sales on the native market. According to Samsung’s official statement, 5 million Galaxy SII handsets have been sold in South Korea since it was unveiled. The most popular Android smartphone currently on the market needed nine months to reach to this sales volume on the domestic market.
Moreover, globally Galaxy SII is perceived as the most important contender for Apple’s flagship iPhone, the much talked about iPhone 4S. Analysts suggest that on the UK market, Samsung Galaxy S II might have been surpassed the market performance of the latest Apple handset. The previous announcement on this matter was made in September, when Samsung let everyone know that its highly praised smartphone Galaxy SII has sole 10 million units globally. The entire Galaxy line up of smartphones managed to reach to 30 million units sold by the end of October.
Industry observers point out that Samsung could gain even more followers and even an upper hand over Apple with the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S III. Some informed tech writers suggest that Samsung might announce the latest member of the Galaxy family in just several weeks, at Mobile World Congress 2012. Some of the rumored specifications include 2GHz dual-core CPU with 2GB of RAM, a 4.6-inch Super AMOLED Plus HD display, a 12-megapixel camera with 1080p full HD video recording capabilities and even a 3D display.