Samsung Galaxy S II might have already sold 6 million

Samsung Galaxy S II might have already sold 6 million
It's only been less than three months since the Samsung Galaxy S II has made its debut across the globe, but sales of the super slim handset have already soared to the staggering 6 million, according to tech blog Digital Versus which quoted a Samsung report. Just three weeks ago sales of the Android-powered device clocked in at the whopping 3 million, 55 days after roll out

At such a rate, the Galaxy S II seems well on track to beat its predecessor, the Galaxy S, which registered some 14 million sales in less than a year. Even more so when we count the fact that the US market, which happens to be the biggest contributor to sales of the original Galaxy S, doesn't yet have it. 

But the wait shouldn't be long - the 4.3-inch Galaxy S II is expected to land stateside “sometime in August,” Samsung's own head of mobile business Shin Jong-kyun said earlier. The dual-core handset will be coming in three variations: the Samsung Function for Verizon, the Samsung Attain for AT&T and the Samsung Within for Sprint. Growing with this healthy pace, the Koreans might well challenge Apple as the biggest smartphone maker in the world for the quarter. It's only a couple of days until their financial results for the quarter are out on July 29th, so stay tuned.


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Galaxy S II
  • 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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37 Comments

1. readingthissh1t

Posts: 303; Member since: Jul 20, 2011

sickk xP

2. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Guess Sammy can afford those Lawyers to handle Apple and the patent cash to Microsoft after all, huh? Geez. 3 Freaking months. No Amazon price cuts for the GS2 anytime soon after launch for this baby. But some HTC's and other Samsungs are fixing to get real cheap .....

3. dionddc

Posts: 129; Member since: Jul 19, 2011

APPLE GOT OWNED.

15. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Exactly, also there are reports that Samsung is now the #1 smartphone maker/seller in the world. So that is a double owned by Samsung. lol Apple doesn’t look too great now. All those people who bought the iPhone 4, I wonder if there are any people left who will buy the iPhone 4S or 5? lol

4. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Okay, so it's 6 million Samsung Galaxy S 2 phones sold in about 90 days; at 55 days it was about 3 million. That's a huge jump; they've doubled their total sales in a month. And like it's been said, this is without a US launch, and WITH a lot of competition from other Android offerings.

8. dionddc

Posts: 129; Member since: Jul 19, 2011

3 weeks after 55 days is 76 days. Not even 90. :P

9. wardski unregistered

They're selling like hotcakes in australia. This plus asia = a shi7 load of phones sold :-)

5. readingthissh1t

Posts: 303; Member since: Jul 20, 2011

sick but i find the gs2 as a NOW phone, no features or specs revolutionary, its still a great phone. the best android is currently offering but the lack of life changing specs is scary. imagine how much sh1t we will be getting from iPhans when the iPhone 5 matches these specs. high end android phones>iPhone. gingerbread~iOS4.x the real battle is NP vs iPhone 5 and ics vs iOS5

10. shayan

Posts: 159; Member since: Sep 09, 2010

I doubt that iphone5 will catch up with these specs. it doesent need to. when it only plays what pass through itunes and run apps that should work well on other devices, I'm betting that iphone5 will have an A5 for application processor, same resoloution as iphone4( or a little more, depending on 3.5 " or 4" screen size.) 8 megapixel camera ( that steve jobs might call a reveloution in photography) and same connectivity az iphone4. I really cant imagin it coul catchup with MHL , usb on the go, loading speed in browser, and good conectivity of GSII...

13. fricottania unregistered

But Iphone has (and will have) a reliable screen (like are all LCD screens). Not like buggy AMOLED (and sons). And Retina is (with NOVA), the best smartphone screen, before SAMOLED+. And Apple sis (like MOTOROLA and HTC) much much more reliable than SAMSUNG.

36. wumberpeb

Posts: 453; Member since: Mar 14, 2011

Wait.....huh?

11. iPoop

Posts: 58; Member since: Jul 21, 2011

Wow, and it's not even in the states yet. This Phone is going to be THE smartphone of the year, just like the original galaxy s. Long live android!

12. fricottania unregistered

About SGS2 (and AMOLED in general): Do people like buggy screens with poor lifespan or do they don't be aware of that when buying ?

14. SemperFiV12

Posts: 949; Member since: Nov 09, 2010

Grace this device with another OS (hint hint WP7) and grab a wider range of people!!

16. ryq unregistered

sales wise it may great but i wonder if they could match apple's huge profit margin for every iphone sold.

17. Vittorio

Posts: 4; Member since: Jun 16, 2011

It's been sold out here in Spain for more than 2 weeks. Waiting list is a month under Vodafone carrier. That's why I bought a Sesation instead.

18. sotos73

Posts: 18; Member since: Jul 03, 2011

The best phone ever !!!!!! From Greece with love!!!!

19. andro unregistered

steve jobs just vommited in anger,he will sue samsung for making him feel unwell

38. kripo unregistered

nailed it

20. gaby1451

Posts: 119; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

I wonder if Samsung is holding off on the stateside launch of the GS 2 in preparation for the launch of the next iPhone so they can really go head to head?

21. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

Really looking forward to the SGS2, but I really hope these are just code names. Right now, they sound like cream puff devices, and not the bad asses I know they will be. I think they should be called the Verizon Droid Dominator, ATT Earthquake, and the Sprint Spitfire...okay, so maybe I'm not the best device-namer either, but my names are a lot better the the "Golden Girl" sounding names they're using now. The "Within"? Really? Lol.

22. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

jajajjaja.. u guys make me laugh.... phone of the year??? doubt it.. I keep repeating that only techkies care specs.. but the mayority dont.. so the iphone 5 will break any sales the SGII.. and not because is better. but because is well marketed... trust me guys... I mayor in advertising.. and it does work.. lets talk about it in October when both phones are out.. and then we will see what is the best phone beteenw them two..

26. iPoop

Posts: 58; Member since: Jul 21, 2011

gallitoking, the original galaxy s was THE smartphone of last year, read it and weep-http://www.gsmarena.com/eisa_awards_2010_which_are_the_best_of_the_best_phones_in_europe-news-1878.php it seems that your iPhone sells because it is the best strategy is out of the window. iPhone sells because iSheep but it blindly. battle mode- on :P

27. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

@ipoop... listen u poop.... Sprint was awared the JD powers customer service. but in reality they are losing so much customer.. is insane.. second.. the Miami Heat if you follow basketball... had in paper the best team. but did not win.. the galaxy is the phone of the year but was not the best sellign phone... if I am in a business to make phone.. i rather get no recognition but sell like a M**f** er.. so read it ..learn it.. and digested....

28. iPoop

Posts: 58; Member since: Jul 21, 2011

the thing is, i didn't SAY it was the best selling phone of the year. i said it was the BEST smartphone. your exact words were- jajajjaja.. u guys make me laugh.... phone of the year??? doubt it.. i am simply proving you wrong with FACTS, something that iFans say we Fandroids don't use very much, so technically you're wrong. read it.... didn't like it.... so didn't digest it...

30. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

Wow, and it's not even in the states yet. This Phone is going to be THE smartphone of the year, just like the original galaxy s. all i did was answer... ajajjaja.. u guys make me laugh.... phone of the year??? doubt ...... i meant the SGII.. that will not be the phone of the year..second tha Galaxy one was the phone of the year.. last year. but was not he best selling... that u can read it.. second.. i bet u that the SGII would not beat the phone in sales and would not be the phone of the year... that u wont like... and poop... that you might digest...

34. biophone

Posts: 1994; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

I have ben looking at your posts of late and you are by far the smartest poster on here. Of course most people dont care about specs they wouldnt even notice the more speed. You also see how good ios and android are. You should write for pa i enjoy your posts.

35. biophone

Posts: 1994; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

At galotiking

23. GALAXY-S

Posts: 701; Member since: Jun 07, 2011

this phone is very nice, very smooth and bad ass screen!! damit i went to mexico this weekend and was hell of suprised that its on sale over through Telcel already!! come on US whats the hold up!!!

24. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

YAWN!!! Another POS crapdroid...

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