Samsung Galaxy S series smartphones have crossed the milestone of 100 million units sales. The company made the announcement of its Flickr page; its Galaxy S series has managed to surpass this number in 2 years and 7 months since the launch of the first Galaxy smartphone in May 2010. Samsung has dominated the Android market, and in many countries its smartphones account for the majority of devices sales.
The original Galaxy S smartphone, sold 25 million units, the South Korean company said in the statement.
The Galaxy S2, launched in April 2011, reached more than 40 million, and the S3 is selling “at [a] much faster rate,” smashing through the 1 million barrier in 50 days. Sales of the Samsung Galaxy S3 reached 30 million units in just 5 months, and 40 million in 7 months.
It was reported that Samsung earned a quarterly profit of $8.1 billion, and this announcement follows some major news for Samsung, including its 110-inch 4K “Floating” TV and 8-core Exynos 5 Octa processor.
Analysts expect Samsung to announce the S4 version of the Galaxy S smartphone before this summer.
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