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Samsung Galaxy S3 Breaks Sales Record: 20 Million Sold and Counting

Steven Blum
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The Galaxy S3 is not only the #1 bestselling smartphone in the U.S., but it just reached a sales milestone of 20 million shipped units faster than any of its predecessors. 

According to an official statement by Samsung, the Galaxy S3 reached its 20 million shipped units in a mere 100 days, meaning it's been selling approximately 200,000 units per day. That's three times and six times faster than the Galaxy S and Galaxy S2 sold, respectively. 

According to Samsung, they've sold:

  • 6 million units in Europe
  • 4.5 million units in Asia
  • 4 million in North America
  • 2.5 million in Korea

I suppose its not surprising that, even with a population of 49 million, South Korea bought almost half the number of phones that the U.S. bought, given that Samsung plays such a large role in the country's economy. 

What do you think: does the Galaxy S3 live up to the hype? 

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  • Klaus D. Beccu Sep 6, 2012 Link

    Would like to buy the S3 but what to do with my S2 ? Was too expensive to throw away!!

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  • Steven Blum Sep 6, 2012 Link

    give it to me?

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  • Atlas Sep 6, 2012 Link

    Or sell it to me first €2,99. At least I'm giving you some of your money back...

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  • Anna F. Sep 6, 2012 Link

    Grammar mistakes... "The Galaxy S3 is not only is it"? ;P

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