Samsung has shipped 5 million models of its flagship smartphone,
the Samsung GALAXY S II. The 5 million sales mark has been reached 40
days faster than the original GALAXY S took to reach the same goal. The
slim, light Android device features a Super AMOLED Plus display and
offers exclusive access to Samsung’s four new content and entertainment
hubs, music, games, e-reading and social networking services.
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 passed the 5 million global sales
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
incredible performance, all on Android – the world’s fastest-growing
mobile operating system. The next generation smartphone also includes
exclusive access to Samsung’s four new content and entertainment hubs,
seamlessly integrated to provide instant access to music, games,
e-reading and social networking services.
The 5 million mark has been reached in just 85 days, a rate which is
40 days faster than the original GALAXY S took to reach the same sales
mark. This rate is set to accelerate as Samsung has just launched
GALAXY S II in China, the world’s largest market.
“In just a few months the Galaxy S II has led the way in driving
Samsung’s unmatched performance in the smartphone industry” said JK
Shin, President and Head of Samsung's Mobile Communications Business.
“Since being launched into the retail market in late April, the Galaxy S
II has seen tremendous growth. This reflects the strong support from
carrier partners globally, who in choosing the Galaxy S II as their
flagship device have reaffirmed the device’s status as a premium,
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.