Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, the global electronics giant announced today that its popular GALAXY S III smartphone has surpassed 30 million global sales in approximately five months since its debut in May.
“The GALAXY S III continues to be a runaway favourite with customers around the world. Meeting this sales milestone in five months sets another record for Samsung, and we are extremely proud and yet motivated to continue to provide our customers with products that they love,” said JK Shin, President and Head of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics. “On behalf of Samsung Mobile, I appreciate millions of customers around the world that have chosen the Samsung GALAXY S III.”
Putting this number into perspective, during a similar selling period (150 days), the acclaimed GALAXY S II, launched in 2011, globally sold 10 million devices.
The Samsung GALAXY S III comes with a 4.8″ Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen and it is powered by a quad-core 1.4 GHz Exynos processor. The S III runs Android 4.0 out of the box and it has a 8MP camera. More details here.
GALAXY S III is now available in new colours as well- Amber Brown, Garnet Red, Sapphire Black and Titanium Grey.
Samsung GALAXY S III users in Malaysia can now upgrade to the new Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) over the air on their smartphone. The device is now price at RM1999 in Malaysia.