Samsung sells 20 million Galaxy S II smartphones in 10 months
The company touted the figure today, but didn't say when it plans to announce the highly anticipated Galaxy S III.
Samsung announced today that itshas sold quite well over the past 10 months.
According to the company, it has sold 20 million Galaxy S II units (Translate) since the device's launch last April. To put that figure into perspective, Samsung announced last July that it reached .
Samsung's Galaxy S II was widely celebrated among reviewers and consumers alike, who liked the device's 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display, and 8-megapixel rear-facing camera. The Android-based handset also comes with a 2-megapixel front-facing camera and the customer's choice of 16GB or 32GB of storage. It runs Android 2.3 (Gingerbread).
Surprisingly, the device's sales have been accelerating. Back in October, Samsung announced that it hadduring its first six months on store shelves. Now just four months later, it has doubled that.
That success might be the reason Samsung is reportedly balking atat Mobile World Congress next week. In fact, the latest rumor surrounding that highly anticipated device suggests it won't even launch until May.
Despite the Galaxy S II's success, it's no match for Apple's iPhone. The Cupertino, Calif.-based company announced last month that it, alone.