Samsung passes 20 mln Galaxy S III sold

Thursday 6 September 2012 | 10:25 CET | News
Samsung Electronics announced that its flagship Galaxy S III smartphone has already passed sales of 20 million units, in just 100 days since its launch. Launched in late May, the phone passed 10 million units within 50 days and continued to sell at an average 200,000 per day. The Galaxy S III has sold 6 million units in Europe, 4.5 million in Asia, 4 million in North America and 2.5 million in its home market South Korea. The company also announced the phone will be available in the new colours brown, red, grey and black.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Samsung
Countries: World
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