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Samsung says it has sold 30 million Samsung Galaxy S and Galaxy S II handsets globally

0. phoneArena posted on 24 Oct 2011, 14:02

Samsung announced today that it has sold a combined total of 30 million copies of the Samsung Galaxy S and the Samsung Galaxy S II handsets; the Samsung Galaxy S was launched in 2010 and has rung up nearly 20 million units which makes it the highest selling mobile device in the history of the Korean manufacturer...

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posted on 24 Oct 2011, 14:45 2

9. Hallucinator (Posts: 387; Member since: 24 May 2010)

If their phones didn't feel like they were made out the the little plastic containers you get out of the quarter vending machines I would definitely consider one.

posted on 24 Oct 2011, 14:46 1

10. gallitoking (Posts: 4721; Member since: 17 May 2011)

dont confuse solded with delivered... those have been shipped but not all of those are in the consumers hands...

posted on 24 Oct 2011, 14:50 3

13. ivanko34 (Posts: 617; Member since: 04 Sep 2011)

You wrote the same at least ten times...

posted on 24 Oct 2011, 15:02 3

18. snowgator (Posts: 3604; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)

The headline is sold, galli. Not shipped. One must belive they have sold all these units. Feel free to share if you think the story is wrong.

posted on 24 Oct 2011, 20:50 1

89. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)

Sammys S2 kept being the number one phone for a while in europe and other places, so I think it's going to be sold not shipped

posted on 25 Oct 2011, 09:31

92. gallitoking (Posts: 4721; Member since: 17 May 2011)

I know but when a few days ago.. they stated how many were sold millions were sold for the iphone 4s fandroids were saying.. shipped not sold... so I returned the favor.. just as they didnt think it was funny.. neither did we...

posted on 24 Oct 2011, 15:48 2

48. rd_nest (Posts: 1656; Member since: 06 Jun 2010)

Definitely...Very true. Truer words were never spoken.

Solded?? WTF is SOLDED?


posted on 24 Oct 2011, 15:50 1

49. taz89 (Posts: 2014; Member since: 03 May 2011)

i guess some have yet to learn how to read before commenting

posted on 25 Oct 2011, 09:42 1

93. gallitoking (Posts: 4721; Member since: 17 May 2011)

my goal is to get my point accross.. ,,ok just like people use. wtf.... lol.... I use mine and people understand me.. so i dont see a problem,... I pass my spelling at school... dats al I kare

posted on 25 Oct 2011, 16:42

95. snowgator (Posts: 3604; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)

Kinda made me laugh, galli. I never point out spelling errors. I use spell check and websters. Still screw up that stupid "i" before "e" crap....

posted on 24 Oct 2011, 14:55 2

15. DROIDX0430 (Posts: 469; Member since: 24 Nov 2010)

Fanboys....That's one manufacturer selling one OS---Android... 30 million globally...excluding HTC, Motorola, LG, Sony, Pantech...so I guess that adds up to the 1 million daily activations of Android devices....

posted on 24 Oct 2011, 15:01 1

17. dorfoz (Posts: 149; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)

f**k you Samsung!! I'd rather have a simple phone that was released before android existed than to buy any other products especially the galaxy s series! 3GS was released before galaxy s yet they have ios 5 and now that galaxy nexus is announced the galaxy s series dont even have gingerbread or will get ice cream sandwich. What a great way of treating your customers!

And I'm sure this will happen again to the galaxy s ii, cuz Samsung just keeps releasing phones without a proper baseline spec so that future os upgrades can be applied to the phone you bought today or tomorrow. I'll never buy an android ever again! It's like an os that makes all the phone makers do a spec war and it doesn't care who wins or looses. At the end of the dAy, the consumers loose.

posted on 24 Oct 2011, 15:11 1

24. apandya27 (Posts: 3; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)

You might want to research your s**t. Galaxy S is already at gingerbread 2.3.5 officially.
ICS hasn't been announced yet but the GS2 seems likely. The Galaxy S might make it as well. Lets see

posted on 24 Oct 2011, 15:13 1

26. snowgator (Posts: 3604; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)

That is interesting. I can understand the updates concerns. Samsung does have a history of some problems. But the "spec wars" really isn't fair. I mean, if you buy a GS2 today, is it really going to be so far behind the curve that you think you have to throw it away by summer? I think it will hold up well in performance. Same with the Nexus.

It is kinda like the Bionic vs. RAZR. Sure the RAZR seems like a serious step up, but not so much the Bionic owners should hate themselves. It is a very good phone. I think the GS1 owners who bought last year are fine to when their contract ends in 2012. GS2 owners will be fine until 2013, don't you think?

Stupid question. You don't. You are done Android. My bad.

posted on 24 Oct 2011, 15:19 1

31. apandya27 (Posts: 3; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)

During the initial months of the Galaxy S, Samsung did struggle with updates. They also had their Bell Canada fiasco where the froyo update bricked a lot of phones. But since February or so they have been pretty consistent with their updating. We've been through about 5 iterations of GB so far i think, mainly because of bugfixes and stuff. My current GB ROM gets almost 40 hours of battery life on my normal usage. Trying to get that a year ago from my phone was just wishful thinking. I think they started out a bit rough in the software department as it was their first high end android phone. They do seem to be improving a lot though.

posted on 24 Oct 2011, 19:03

82. remixfa (Posts: 14605; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)

ha.. u must not be in the USA. we are still waiting for the official GB update. Of course XDA has had it since like 2 months after GB came out, so if u dont have it yet, quit being lazy... lol.

Samsung said that all galaxy 1 and 2 devices are on track for ICS..

just dont hold your breath expecting it soon.. lol

posted on 24 Oct 2011, 16:30 1

60. taz89 (Posts: 2014; Member since: 03 May 2011)

actually samsung have been great with updates in europe...galaxy s got gingerbread 6+ month ago. its more likely US carriers that dont allow the updates cause it always seems like US people are always complaining about samsung and its updates..

posted on 24 Oct 2011, 15:41 1

45. tedkord (Posts: 14133; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)

A spec war means consumers WIN. Companies competing to have the best smartphone can't sit on their laurels, they've gotta keep pushing the envelope - tech keeps advancing. Our products get better and better. We win.

posted on 24 Oct 2011, 16:20 1

57. quesoesgrande (Posts: 217; Member since: 03 Aug 2011)

exactly! some one who understands how business works!

posted on 24 Oct 2011, 16:18 1

55. quesoesgrande (Posts: 217; Member since: 03 Aug 2011)

Any respectable American would know that this nation revolves around business competition. If manufacturers never push the boundaries with high spec phones, phones would never move forward and no one would buy smart phones. Quit your whining and just be lucky you have a phone!

posted on 24 Oct 2011, 16:15 3

54. quesoesgrande (Posts: 217; Member since: 03 Aug 2011)

As many different galaxy this and galaxy thats as there are I'm not surprised. I'm on t-mobile and there are three different galaxies available. There's multiple on sprint, verizon, att, and I'm sure hundreds of other carriers have multiple galaxies. This shouldn't surprise anyone becasue it was easy to see coming. Most of them are solid, dependable, good smartphones.
However, I hate touchwiz!
HTC SENSE ALL THE WAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on 24 Oct 2011, 16:42 1

63. taz89 (Posts: 2014; Member since: 03 May 2011)

there are plenty of galaxy phones but this is about the galaxy s line(top of the range)only and there is only one version per carrier..you dont see multiple versions of the gs2 on t-mobile,you see one on t-mobile,you see,one on sprint and you see one on At&t. same with when the first galaxy s there was one per carrier that including verizon..samsung deserve credit where its due cause for a android manufacturer to sell 30million with only there top end devices only is amazing considering all the other top end phones such as the desire/hd and sensation etc also available. am sure if these numbers came about for all android OEM's then we would be hearing about this from all of them.

posted on 24 Oct 2011, 17:19 1

67. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3117; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)

This is why Apple has been suing Samsung like crazy and basically been leaving LG and Motorola alone. With the release of the SGS2, Apple knew it was going to sell and sell very well and they were afraid of that. You can say what you want and accuse them of copying, but without Samsung you wouldnt have your iPhone. Samsung makes most of the iPhone's parts, so please get over it fanboys.

posted on 24 Oct 2011, 17:59

70. speckledapple (Posts: 892; Member since: 29 Sep 2011)

I would love a sammy device but it for me is too locked down with its skin and adapters.

posted on 24 Oct 2011, 18:07 1

73. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3117; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)

It's android dude, install a launcher or even turn off touchwiz and use stock android.

posted on 24 Oct 2011, 18:14 2

75. toaster (Posts: 114; Member since: 13 Sep 2011)

That confuses me. Samsung is arguably the best major OEM for rooting and such. Their bootloaders are (almost) always unlocked and their phones have great modding communities.

posted on 24 Oct 2011, 20:08 1

88. pkingduck (Posts: 9; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)

Samsung hands down best phone maker.

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