View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
  2. Networks
November 5, 2012

Galaxy S III smartphones sale top 30 million

GALAXY S III is powered by Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich OS and features 4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED display, 8MP camera and a 1.9MP front camera

By CBR Staff Writer

Samsung said it has sold 30 million Galaxy S III smartphones worldwide during five months since the company launched its flagship smartphone in May.

Samsung Electronics IT & Mobile Communications Division president and head JK Shin said:"The GALAXY S III continues to be a runaway favorite with customers around the world."

The company had introduced the GALAXY S III, the third generation GALAXY S smartphone, a follow-up of its best selling Galaxy S2.

Samsung GALAXY S III is powered by Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich operating system and also features a 4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED display, 8MP camera and a 1.9MP front camera.

The new Galaxy will include Samsung’s quad-core microprocessor, 2100mAh battery and Exynos 4 Quad, based on British chip designer ARM Holdings Cortex A9 technology.

Samsung said its GALAXY S II smartphone, launched in 2011 globally sold 10 million devices.

According a report by Juniper Research, the number of shipment by the South Korean firm is almost double compared to the number of smartphones shipped by its close rival Apple, which sold 26.9 million units during the period.

Content from our partners
Green for go: Transforming trade in the UK
Manufacturers are switching to personalised customer experience amid fierce competition
How many ends in end-to-end service orchestration?

Samsung’s smatphone dominance was boosted by its sale of flagship device, the Galaxy S3, with estimated sales of 18 million in the third quarter.

The company posted a 21% jump in revenue to $41.6bn for the second quarter of this year led by sales of its high-end smartphones.

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how New Statesman Media Group may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.