Samsung Sold Over 20 Million Galaxy S3 Units In Just 100 Days


06.09.2012

Samsung Sold Over 20 Million Galaxy S3 Units In Just 100 Days

The South Korea-based company officially announced that over 20 million Samsung Galaxy S3 units were sold in less than 100 days after the smartphone arrived on the store shelves. We are talking about an important milestone for the a smartphone powered by Google’s Android. Apple is the only company that manages to ship that many units of a single model, besides Samsung.

Samsung’s report also contained the sale distribution by continent: the Europe is ahead with 6 million units, next up is Asia with 4.5 millions (of which 2.5 millions were sold in South Korea), and 4 millions in North America. The first markets where Samsung Galaxy S3 was made available for purchase were Europe and South Korea, then it arrived on other markets, as well.

Samsung Galaxy S3 brings a 4.8-inch Super AMOLED display with HD resolution, quad-core 1.4 GHz Exynos 4412 Quad chipset, 1 GB of RAM, 16 or 32 GB of internal storage and microSD card slot (up to 64 GB supported). The flagship smartphone comes with Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box and the camera sensor snaps photos at 8 megapixels, records 1080p videos, while the front-facing 1.9 megapixel camera is responsible for video calls. It sports a 2,100 mAh battery.

The first quad-core Samsung smartphone was made available in two color versions, Pebble Blue and Marble White, and four new body colors will arrive soon: Amber Brown, Garnet Red, Sapphire Black, And Titanium Grey.

Samsung Galaxy S3 is definitely the best-selling Android-powered smartphone so far, but will its success be shadowed by the upcoming iPhone 5?

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