Samsung Galaxy S II sells 5 million units in native Korea

Samsung's home crowd go wild for the Galaxy S II ahead of expected S3 arrival at MWC

Samsung's flagship Android handset the Samsung Galaxy S II has hit new heights with 5 million handsets sold in the company's home country

Samsung’s market leading smartphone the Samsung Galaxy S II continues to go from strength to strength with the manufacturer revealing it has shifted a staggering five million handsets in its native Korea.

Officially unveiled at Mobile World Congress last year the Samsung Galaxy S II has gone on to dominate the smartphone market repeatedly outselling the Apple iPhone in the UK and racking up massive sales figures across the globe.

Whilst Samsung has yet to reveal the number of S II handsets doing the rounds in the UK or the amount sold globally to date the newly unveiled 5 million sales figure for Korea follows announcements last year than more than 10 million S II handsets had been sold by September with October marking 30 million sales of the all models in the Galaxy S brand.

Samsung Galaxy S3 Rumours

Tipped to unveil the S II’s replacement at MWC 2012 next month a number of Samsung Galaxy S3 rumours have been doing the rounds with the mooted device said to boast a hefty 2GHz dual-core CPU with 2GB of RAM.

Whilst reports of the S3 being re-branded the Samsung Galaxy S3D and adding a 3D display have been widely rubbished the handset looks set to land boasting a whopping 4.6-inch Super AMOLED Plus HD display and an impressive 12-megapixel camera with 1080p full HD video recording capabilities.

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Via: GeekyGadgets