Samsung Galaxy S II - “only” 5 million units sold so far
posted by Nick T. / Jul 27, 2011, 3:37 AM
Bear in mind that this number reflects only the amount of Galaxy S II smartphones shipped to retailers and carriers, or in other words, units that have probably not all made their way to the pockets of end customers. Nevertheless, it is quite impressive that Samsung's flagship is actually selling faster than its predecessor – the Galaxy S, which had sold “only” 3 million units over the same amount of time after its debut.
Verizon could be the first carrier to bring the smartphone to American soil, yet AT&T and Sprint will get their own versions soon after.
source: Samsung Tomorrow (translated) via OLED Info
- Display 4.3" 480 x 800 pixels
- Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
- Processor Samsung Exynos 4 Dual, Dual-core, 1200 MHz
- Storage 32 GB + microSDHC
- Battery 1650 mAh(9.00h 3G talk time)
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im so close to rooting my eris lol
posted on Jul 27, 2011, 3:57 AM 1
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and dont forget, by this time, the original galaxyS was availible world wide. This bad boy still isnt availible in america for some stupid reason!
posted on Jul 27, 2011, 10:27 AM 0
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Samsung Galaxy S II is not a perfect smartphone, you just have to test, play and compare it first before you buy it. But I love the specs. and I will play with it when it arrive at the Verizon Store. Samsung Galaxy S II have only 8mp camera while other smartphones go up to 13mp, may be Samsung think phone camera is not a stand alone camera or camcorder and people seem to change their phone every 2 years while stand alone camera people keep it for a very long time.
posted on Jul 27, 2011, 4:42 AM 2
Because we all know the megapixel is huge when deciding which camera is better on a phone. The HTC Evo 4G has an 8 megapixel compared to the iPhone 4's 5 megapixel, but anybody who has used both will tell you that the iPhones camera is far more superior than the Evo's. I think hes referring to one of the windows phones that will be coming out?
posted on Jul 27, 2011, 5:45 AM 4
Yeah I think they say that anything above 5 mp is mostly a waste for average point and click uses. The higher the mp, the smaller the area you can crop and enlarge with out perceived image loss/pixelation. The more fancy editing you can do... which most people don't do. It is sad but unfortunately the uneducated consumer (regarding mp/cameras), drive investment into expensive but low quality high MP, when they could be actually improving the lens and other junk to improve quality.
posted on Jul 27, 2011, 8:03 AM 1
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CMOS is an acronym for Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor. On your computer, it hold you BIOS or basic input/output system. The language for the keyboard, mouse, monitors, etc. I guess since the camera is an input source, that's why corps is saying the size matters. I knew that A+ training would come in hand someday.
posted on Jul 27, 2011, 7:44 PM 0
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ONLY 5 MILLION???? Well, it's a flop than. Geez. How do they stay out of the red on that balance sheet!!
posted on Jul 27, 2011, 10:40 AM 1
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Also, take note that only 3 million units made its way to users. The other 2 million is only "shipped" to stores. So a portion of it may have been sold, and a portion of it are still sitting in stores.
posted on Jul 27, 2011, 2:11 PM 0
Don't forget that one year ago, activations for ANDROID smartphones were 160000 a day. 2 months ago, we had 550000 activations a day announced (just 4 weeks after announcing 500000 activations a day). We certainly should have much more than 600000 ANDROID activations a day now (and at least 95% are smartphones). So it is not a so great performance. And in market share, SGS2 should be much much lower than Galaxy S.
posted on Jul 28, 2011, 5:00 AM 0
Hats off to Samsung, Android phones are gaining popularity. Still Samsung has its competition with HTC, Motorola and others making great devices. Android device security is important – I recommend 2x mobiledevicemanager Download at http://www.2x.com/mobiledevice
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posted on Jul 28, 2011, 10:09 AM 0
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