It was just 2 months ago that the Galaxy S 2 hit 5 million units, but fast forward and now it’s official – the Samsung Galaxy S 2 is an absolute success.
Samsung recently announced that the Galaxy S 2 has shipped over 10 million units in just 5 months of sales. What’s even more surprising, is that these numbers exclude the United States, where the SGS2 has only recently become available on carriers.
In a press release provided by Samsung, JK Shin, President and Head of Samsung’s Mobile Communication Business stated ‘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‘. Not surprising considering the devices are the fastest selling smartphones in Korea. Ever.
The Galaxy S 2 is also one of the fastest smartphones currently available on the market and receives a lot of updates and support – both official and unofficial. The latest official update brings the device to Android 2.3.4 while unofficial updates allow users to bump to 2.3.5 to bring a host of fixes and new additions.
See below for the official Samsung press release.
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 marketsaid 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 the GALAXY S II as their device of choice have driven the device’s strong market position globally.