More than 20 million units of the Samsung Galaxy S III have been sold in 100 days

More than 20 million units of the Samsung Galaxy S III have been sold in 100 days
The Samsung Galaxy S III has certainly proven itself worthy to the title as the Samsung's flagship model. The Korean based tech titan announced on Thursday that the device has sold in excess of 20 million units in just 100 days. That is three times faster than the Samsung Galaxy S II, which was no slouch itself, and 6 times faster than the Samsung Galaxy S.

Samsung has broken down the sales by region with 6 million rung up in Europe, 4.5 million sold in Asia, 4 million in North America and 2.5 million in Korea. Samsung says that 200,000 units a day are being sold. And the amazing thing is that Samsung has some other hot selling devices right on the heels of the Galaxy S III. For example, the Samsung GALAXY Note has surpassed 10 million units in sales with the slightly larger sequel already introduced and ready to be launched. Sounds like some company has the Midas Touch right now!

Thanks, Sean!

source: Samsung (translated) via Samsung Tomorrow (translated), Engadget

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Galaxy S III
  • Display 4.8" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 4 Quad, Quad-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2100 mAh(11.60h 3G talk time)



2. Mehdia

Posts: 23; Member since: Apr 22, 2012

well done sammy samsung is biggest smartphone no nokia camera fake:))

4. redmd

Posts: 1926; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Nokia: Samsung take note. Samsung: -_-

7. whysoserious

Posts: 318; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

Nokia: eating Jellybean for breakfast Samsung: throwing Nokia out of the Window.

32. imsickwithphone

Posts: 76; Member since: May 17, 2012


11. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

aww. can't you just see their statement? And have you seen the hands-on vids from many people? Besides, the video that you are talking about didn't say that it was captured with 920. It just shows the difference a camera with and a camera without OIS.

21. pokharkarsaga

Posts: 547; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

Only 1 improvement in upcoming samsung galaxy s4.give us a pureview camera that has all the features of a DSLR and camcorder.Nokia will be history after lauch of Samsung Galaxy s4 pureview.The above 20 million figures will come in less than 30 days.

3. whysoserious

Posts: 318; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

Patent that Samsung. As soon as Apple sells 20 million iPhone 5 in about or less than 100 days, sue them.

9. CharlieAtInfinity

Posts: 253; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

Hahaha not bad idea :D

28. sid07desai

Posts: 290; Member since: May 03, 2012

but it won't sell that many iphones in the first place.

5. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

android on the rise! FIST UP DROID POWER

6. AndroidLife

Posts: 6; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

Sean here, just glad to tip on the good news thats samsung deserves!

8. imran_khan0786

Posts: 61; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

Fake information for increasing the sale. Because no one going for s3, every one going for note or oneX. Don't believe on this.

10. frydaexiii

Posts: 1476; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

Oh I suppose you posted an invisible link that shows us a legit article that proves this is fake?

12. tedkord

Posts: 17317; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

The One X is also a great phone, but it's sales have been piddling. The Note has sold well, but not nearly to the level of the SGS3. Sammy has a winner here. Fastest selling/most presold, best selling currently.

23. Evil_SaNz

Posts: 259; Member since: Oct 20, 2011

Not totally wrong as statement, I believe that many use this technique to build up hype - especially Apple. Like for music charts, song at n.1 convince people to buy it and afterwards really becomes the n.1. We saw many billboard scandals in the past. Cause - effect phenomena is one of the most efficient propaganda tools. Don't know if this is the case, but I barely believe to any statistic. Anyway it's possible Sammy sold so many units, because they generated a lot of hype in pure Apple style. However, they can't compete with all the subliminal iphone advertising in tv shows or movies

27. Aeires unregistered

Okay, I'll follow your second comment and not believe your first one.

29. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

+1 To encourage you to talk to a doctor ASAP.

13. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

If s3 Is outselling the predecessor at such rate, I think the Note 2 will sell big(pun intended). Around 20-30 million overall doesn't seem far fetched. Seems like android tablets ain't doing bad after all, haha

16. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

So 1 billion dollar (not yet paid) advertisement campaign worked well for Samsung (and campaign isn't over as yet) :)

17. aneet11

Posts: 5; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

Good news tht is......S3 is really a special fone

20. Iphone4 unregistered

i am buying one this month white one

22. kombinatonz

Posts: 30; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

Congratulations samsung. I support samsung to the end

24. matrix_neo

Posts: 334; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

Congrats Samsung... You deserved it. Another big blow for apple, iphone is losing its glory days. Galaxy note 2 will smash it more...

25. jaafar2k

Posts: 18; Member since: Oct 14, 2011

Is**t=Is**p Congratulations Samsung

26. ricodroid

Posts: 16; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

isnt that the perfect middle finger to apple .. who instead of inoovation spent most of the time throwing charges against everyone cause they were butt hurt by someone outselling them

30. champ_vl

Posts: 44; Member since: Aug 31, 2012

I'm glad the iPhone trend is starting to go away. I was getting pretty sick and tired of all the iCrap and hearing everyone say it is the best phone. GO SAMSUNG !!

31. FranksGT

Posts: 167; Member since: Aug 29, 2012

Well the only reason I bought the galaxy S3 was because I was confused. I though it was a new apple iphone LMAO FAIL APPLE

33. The_Innovation

Posts: 648; Member since: Jul 18, 2012

Does anyone know the numbers for the iPhone 4S when it launched?

35. abhijeit

Posts: 25; Member since: Sep 07, 2012

Yest when i handled my freind's Samsung Galaxy SIII, i was shocked to see that it hangs as well!!! i mean i believed dat a phone with 4 cores and costing around Rs.40,000 in my country (India) can never hang...i was apalled to see the lag...similarly samsung galaxy y (a cheap andrioid phone) starts freezing as sooon as the sms count crosses 200 (yes, a mere 200 texts!!!). Its sshockinggg!! wats da use if a 40,000 phone starts lagging and keeps hanging!!! Was planning to buy SIII however, i believe i should consider some other good options!!! Also samsung build quality feels cheap. such an expensive phone should wear a good sturdy body!!! It again points to the fact that anything korean or chinese is cheap!!!!Hence its better to keep away from korean stuff for their cheap quality!! be it samsung or be it a hyundai car!!!! Its just dat samsung is hrough this lucky phase..dont forget dat Nokia also has had such a phase and finally i saw the end!!! MORAL OF THE STORY - SUCCESS ISNT FOREVER!!!! So, Dear samsung, make hay while the sub shines..surely destiny will move things in another direction...veryy sooon!!!!

36. whysoserious

Posts: 318; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

I'm also shocked to see a lot of bulls**t on your post!!!

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