Big news out of Seoul S. Korea today as electronics giant, Samsung has crossed the 10 million threshold in sales of their 2011 flagship phone, the Samsung Galaxy S II. Back in February when JK Shin took the state at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona he spoke about how this phone was a game changer and thus far it has been.
Samsung reported this morning that the GT-I9100, Samsung Galaxy S II, has sold 10 million units globally. That’s the international version and doesn’t take into consideration any of the Sprint Epic 4G Touch devices sold in the last week or so.
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The Galaxy S II is turning heads, where even some iPhone loyalists have taken notice of this high end Android device.
“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.”
The Samsung Galaxy S II will release to AT&T customers on October 2nd for just $199 on a new two year agreement. It is expected to appear on the T-Mobile USA network sometime in October as well.
The Samsung Galaxy S II features a superAMOLED Plus screen, dual core Exonys processor, 8mp camera and Touch Wiz on top of Android 2.3 Gingerbread.