Galaxy S IV Looks to Hit 10 Million Sales in Just Four Weeks
May 17, 2013 10:12 AM
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Samsung's flagship phone is king of the Android market
Samsung Electronics Comp., Ltd. (
) continues on
its tear in the smartphone industry
. Nearly as profitable as arch-rival Apple, Inc. (
], Samsung is on pace to
sell 390 million smartphones
this year, an incredible number.
Early sales numbers from the
Galaxy S IV
are looking healthy. Despite
over its plastic-body
, strong marketing appears to have come through for Samsung. The company's co-CEO JK Shin
The Korea Times
that the handset will hit the 10 million unit sales mark next week, a mere four weeks after its global launch.
By contrast, Samsung's last-generation flagship phone, the
Galaxy S III
took seven weeks
to hit that mark.
The Samsung handset had
a rather bizarre unveil
... but appears to be keeping pace sales-wise. It should get another little boost on June 26, when an unlocked version comes to Google Inc.'s (
) Play store, priced at $649 USD.
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5/17/2013 2:59:31 PM
IF you are looking for a larger screened phone and dont want slight lag, Samsung inst the way to go, unless you get that Google version coming next month or plan on loading a custom ROM.
5/17/2013 3:21:13 PM
Or just root it and disable the Sambloat.
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