Samsung Electronics, a leading mobile handset provider, today announced that its Samsung GALAXY S and GALAXY S II Smartphones have achieved a combined total of 30 million global sales. Samsung is the world’s largest Android smartphone vendor and the second largest phone vendor. It is currently competing with Apple for the world’s largest smartphone vendor tag.
Samsung’s Galaxy S II generated more than 10 million sales, making it the quickest selling device in the company’s history, with the Samsung Galaxy S heading for 20 million sales since its launch in 2010 – breaking records to become the highest-selling mobile handset in Samsung’s smartphone portfolio to date, maybe until the Galaxy S II surpasses it. Samsung attributes the success of both smartphones to the Super AMOLED screen, fast APU, and the optimized nature of the smartphone.
Samsung Electronics, meanwhile, is busy closing in on Apple, with shipments recording 19.2 million as of the second quarter of this year. Nokia came at third with 16.7 million, followed by RIM and HTC at slightly over 12 million. LG Electronics, another Korean handset manufacturer, marked 6.2 million in shipments, and Motorola recorded 4.4 million.
Source – Samsung