Samsung Galaxy S II passes 10 million sales mark

Samsung's flagship Android handset hits new sales milestone

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Five months after launch Samsung announces that its Android powerhouse the Samsung Galaxy S II has topped the 10 million handset sales milestone marking it out as the market leading smartphone

Samsung has confirmed that its latest flagship handset the market-dominating Samsung Galaxy S II has surpassed the 10 million unit sales mark.

Following its official unveiling at Mobile World Congress in February and a late April launch, Samsung’s dual-core Android powerhouse has become a firm consumer favourite outselling Apple’s iPhone 4 to become the UK’s most popular handset three months in a row.

"Since its launch in late April 2011, the Galaxy S2 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 S2 has seen tremendous growth, reflecting its tremendous popularity with customers around the world, who in selecting the Galaxy S2 as their device of choice have driven the device's strong market position globally."

Samsung Galaxy S II Specs

A true leader in the smartphone market the Samsung Galaxy S II pairs impressive specs with a sleek, aesthetically pleasing design. Playing host to a zippy 1.2GHz dual-core processor the second-generation Samsung Galaxy S sports an 8-megapixel rear mounted camera, 1GB of RAM and Android’s 2.3.3. Gingerbread mobile operating system.

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Via: TechRadar