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Samsung Hits a Grand Slam of Millions This Week

Samsung Electronics and Samsung Telecommunications America, Samsung Mobile, hit a grand slam worth millions this week.

First off Samsung Consumer Electronics announced that the 1 millionth application has been downloaded out of the world’s first HDTV aplications store. The 3 favorite applications are ESPN Next Level, Cinema Now, and Hulu plus. The Samsung TV apps were announced at a consumer electronics event in August of 2010 in New York City, which Russell Holly covered for

In 2010 Samsung reached 66% of the connected TV market, according to the NPD Group. Samsung expects connected TV’s to reach 6.5 million by the end of the year and 20 million by the end of 2012.  Samsung Electronics is excited about releasing more information in regards to their connected television strategy at the 2011 CES in January.

Samsung Mobile announces the sale of 1 million Galaxy Tabs.

A favorite here at thedroidugy since the launch event in Germany earlier this summer. We got to touch and play with the Samsung Galaxy Tab back then and eagerly anticipated it’s launch. Today, we are drafting this post to with it!

Samsung Mobile has announced they’ve sold 1 million Galaxy Tabs worldwide. News of Samsung’s 1 millionth Galaxy Tab leaked a little early yesterday however Kim Titus, Director of Pubic Relations, for Samsung Mobile confimed to Engadget that they had indeed cracked the 1 millionth mark.  In addition Samsung Mobile has re-upped their end of the year projections saying they now expect to sell 1.5 million Galaxy Tabs by the end of the year.

Samsung Sells The Most Android Handsets in the United States

Friday Gartner research showed that Samsung Mobile had knocked Motorola off of the top spot, in regards to Android handset sales. Samsung has sold the most Android handsets through to the end user in the United States.

Samsung’s Android sales accounted for 32.1% of Androids sold in the United States, that’s up from 9.2% in 2009.  Samsung contributes most of their success to their multi-carrier strategy with the Samsung Galaxy S. There is a Samsung Galaxy S variant available on AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, Cellular South and US Cellular.  Samsung also released the Samsung Transform and Samsung Intercept to Sprint in 2010. They also offer the Samsung Intercrept to prepaid customers via Virgin Mobile.  Samsung introduced the Samsung Moment to Sprint last year.

Source: Samsung Press Releases and RCR

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