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Samsung Galaxy S3 tops 30 million sales mark

Last Updated: Monday, November 5, 2012 - 13:34

Zeebiz Bureau

Seoul: Right now, there are 30 million people around the globe fiddling and enjoying the pleasure of the Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone.

Yes! The sale of Samsung Galaxy S3, the South Korean tech giant’s smartphone series pitted against Apple’s iPhones has cross the 30 million mark since its launched in May 2012.

Samsung said on Monday that it has sold more than 30 million flagship Galaxy S III smartphones in about five months, making it one of the fastest selling smartphones in the world.

Samsung Electronics, the world's biggest mobile phone maker, launched the smartphone at the end of May, months before competitors began shipping the latest versions of their top phones.

When Apple unveiled the iPhone 5 in September, Samsung launched an advertising campaign poking fun at the new iPhone.

The South Korean firm said the S III is selling at a much faster rate than its predecessor announced a year ago, the Galaxy S II. The S II took 14 months to hit 30 million sales. Sales of the Galaxy Note II, which fills a market niche between smartphones and tablets, surpassed 3 million in 37 days, Samsung said last week.

With Agency Inputs

First Published: Monday, November 5, 2012 - 13:23
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