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Samsung's Galaxy S III continues to be a big seller

Apple may be basking in glory of the iPhone 5, but Samsung has a heavyweight champion of its own in the smartphone sector. Samsung this weekend announced that it has shipped 30 million of its latest flagship smartphone: the Galaxy S III.
 
The Galaxy S III has only been on the market since May, so that makes the feat even more astounding. Incredibly, the Galaxy S III's sales performance vastly outpaces that of its predecessor -- it took Samsung 14 months to cross the 30 million unit sales threshold with the Galaxy S II.
 
 
The Galaxy S III played a big roll in Samsung's blockbuster Q3 earnings report. The South Korean company saw $7.4 billion in profit (up 90 percent from the same period a year ago), which was mostly buoyed by 56.3 million smartphones shipped during the quarter.

Samsung has also struck a cord with audiences with its humorous television commercials that poke fun at rabid Apple fans that wait in long lines to purchase the latest iDevice.

Source: BusinessWeek



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By ShaolinSoccer on 11/5/2012 1:04:43 PM , Rating: 2
My first smartphone was an HTC 4g. Was quite happy with that. Now I have a Samsung GS3 and quite happy with that. When I'm ready to upgrade, I'll buy whatever I think is the best phone for me at that time. Might be a totally different company. Though I will admit that I wish I waited and got the Samsung Note 2 lol.


RE: Good or bad thing, is the ultimate question.
By xti on 11/5/2012 3:03:29 PM , Rating: 2
I wish I had waited for the Note2 as well instead of GS3.

it was my first android phone coming from apple IP4, the GS3 is a good phone, there are some OS stuff i wish was cleaner, but thats not necessarily samsungs fault.

made me appreciate iOS a lot more, but still happy with GS3


By Pirks on 11/6/2012 4:19:31 PM , Rating: 2
hehe, losers :P

*caressing my Note 1*


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