Samsung Galaxy S2 smartphone sails past 10m sales, feels chuffed with itself

Samsung Galaxy S2 smartphone sails past 10m sales, feels chuffed with itself 

There’s no denying it’s one hell of a phone – it’s still our #1 recommendation – and Samsung is reporting that their Galaxy SII smartphone is proving to be a monster hit around the world.

Since July, the phone has managed to double its sales total from five million to ten million units sold – and with US sales yet to register, it looks like this is going to prove to be one of the most popular smartphones ever.

Brits have already gone gaga for the Galaxy S2, with the handset outselling the iPhone 4 for three months in a row in the UK, and a recent poll revealing it to be the most desirable phone in the planet.

Scroll down for the back-slapping PR:

Samsung GALAXY S II continues success reaching 10 Million in global sales

Global popularity with customers drives momentum for Samsung’s flagship smartphone

SEOUL, Korea – September 25th, 2011 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, today announced that the Samsung GALAXY S II (Model: GT-I9100) has achieved 10 million global channel sales, doubling from five million in just eight weeks.

The GALAXY S II is Samsung’s flagship smartphone device – a beautifully thin (8.49mm) and lightweight dual-core smartphone that combines an unmatched Super AMOLED Plus viewing experience with powerful performance, all on Android, the world’s fastest-growing mobile operating system. The next generation smartphone also includes Samsung’s four content and entertainment hubs, seamlessly integrated to provide instant access to music, games, e-reading and social networking services.

“Since its launch in late April 2011, the GALAXY S II has seen continued sales success, demonstrating Samsung’s industry-leading capabilities in – and commitment to – the smartphone market” said JK Shin, President and Head of Samsung’s Mobile Communications Business.

“In just five months the GALAXY S II has seen tremendous growth, reflecting its tremendous popularity with customers around the world, who in selecting the GALAXY S II as their device of choice have driven the device’s strong market position globally.”

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