Samsung Galaxy S II ‘channel sales’ have crossed 10 million units since the Android smartphone was launched five months ago, according to a statement released by the company. Samsung ‘sold’ five million units of its flagship smartphone in the last eight weeks, making it one of the most popular Samsung smartphone of all time. Mind you, channel sales, like shipments, do not mean sold to the end-consumer. Read on for Samsung’s press release. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy S2 HD spotted online
Samsung GALAXY S II continues success reaching 10 Million in global sales Also Read - Samsung breaks records, sells over 300 mn handsets this year
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 SuperAMOLED 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 market” said 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.”