The Samsung Galaxy S II has just hit yet another milestone. Samsungâ€™s flagship device has sold more than 10 million units since it was released. This is an amazing feat and it beats the amount of units the original sold by nearly 2 months. When you take into account that this device still has yet to be released in a few major markets, this figure could tremendously increase before itâ€™s all said and done. Hit the jump for more details in the official press release.
SEOUL, Korea â€“ September 25th, 2011 â€“ 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 Samsungâ€™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 worldâ€™s fastest-growing mobile operating system. The next generation smartphone also includes Samsungâ€™s four content and entertainment hubs, seamlessly integrated to provide instant access to music, games, e-reading and social networking services.
â€œSince its launch in late April 2011, the GALAXY S II has seen continued sales success, demonstrating Samsungâ€™s industry-leading capabilities in – and commitment to – the smartphone marketâ€ said JK Shin, President and Head of Samsung’s Mobile Communications Business.
â€œIn just five months the GALAXY S II has seen tremendous growth, reflecting its tremendous popularity with customers around the world, who in selecting the GALAXY S II as their device of choice have driven the deviceâ€™s strong market position globally.â€
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 visit www.samsung.com.