South Korean mobile phone maker Samsung Electronics has announced a new milestone reached in sales of Galaxy S devices.
Ever since the launch of the first smartphone in this line of devices, users flocked to them, and the latest numbers provided by the handset vendor are pretty impressive.
The company announced that the overall sales of Galaxy S models had surpassed the 100 million mark, greatly fueled by the performance of Galaxy S III and Galaxy S II models.
The latest flagship Android-based handset from the company has topped 40 million sold units since its launch seven months ago, after reaching 30 million units in the first 5 months of availability.
At the moment, the mobile phone maker enjoys Galaxy S III sales of around 190,000 units per day on average.
As for the Galaxy S II model, it managed to surpass the 40 million sold units as well, only that it took 20 months for it to reach this milestone.
“Samsung Electronics’ flagship Galaxy S series surpassed the accumulated sales record of 100 million units from the supply side in only 2 years and 7 months after its launch in May 2010,” Samsung Tomorrow notes on Flickr.
“Galaxy S III is selling at much faster rate of 30 million in 5 months and 40 million in 7 months, after becoming a million seller in only 50 days after its release last May. Currently, its average daily sales are 190,000 units.”
“The driving force behind Samsung Electronics’ rise to the top on the global smartphone market is Galaxy S II which is gaining ground as a steady seller hitting the sales of over 40 million in only 20 months,” the company also announced.
In addition to the great popularity of Galaxy S devices, Samsung is also enjoying high sales of Galaxy Note and Galaxy Note II models, which contributed to the company’s ascension to the first place on the smartphone market.