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20 million Samsung Galaxy S II sold in 10 months

23 February, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
20 million Samsung Galaxy S II sold in 10 months - read the full textThe Samsung Galaxy S II has grown from a single phone to a diverse family of mobiles in all shapes and sizes. It took Samsung about three months to ship 5 million units and another two months for sales to reach 10 million. Now, sales of the outgoing Samsung flagship droid have reached 20 million...


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> In reply to măta @ 2012-02-24 23:22 from 0UvK - click to readWhat do you mean he has not idea about?? LOL!

I do have the same opinion and experience running Android crap. Just saying "no, you are not right" doesn't make someone else's statement wrong.
You remind me of my little nephew: 'cause I don't like it' but fails to clarify what exactly is wrong with something! lol!

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  • 2012-02-28 05:11
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> In reply to măta @ 2012-02-24 23:22 from 0UvK - click to readone more thing... out of all the good things Android there are six things that I hate about Android... 1) the majority of free apps are either a) stupid b) buggy c) a keyboard d) a theme e) a widget or f) a virus... 2) UI is ugly... 3) it is buggy... 4) the update mess where as soon as the latest version is the most popular version the next version is out... 5) Droid makes have made seem like when a phone has a smaller screen it's low-end and a big screen is high-end... 6) high-end droid makers make their high-end phones with what I call brag specs (more MPs, faster processors, bigger screens, and thinner profiles).

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  • 2012-02-25 23:12
  • 0HW@

> In reply to măta @ 2012-02-24 23:22 from 0UvK - click to readI have done over a year of research on all mobile OSes and their high-end phones and in some cases tablets and I'm still not done... and Google does hardly any work on there's... the biggest difference between versions was with the Honeycomb update... I constantly hear that Android can way more stuff but the things Android can do that IOS that I've noticed are little things that can be fixed with one update... maybe it's a bunch of high tech stuff and if it is then why put it in because it's obviously stuff that the average person can do.

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  • 2012-02-25 22:52
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-02-23 14:55 from vGdu - click to readWell running ios5 and gb 2.33 its a big diffrence and iphone
was all done on a cheat false benchmarks xcpt gpu was loyal
thats why ur battery on ios 5 is dies out cause everything
got improved things running faster vice versa

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  • 2012-02-25 18:01
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> In reply to Boy with Black Hat @ 2012-02-23 15:33 from Pr@1 - click to readWell u should ev changed it faulty ive got3 s2 in the family no problem
its common ur the odd faulty one bad luck

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  • 2012-02-25 17:56
  • 0CD8

Ive just rooted the s2 running at 1.8 mhz cpu and that is loading pages
like intel i3 speed plus overclocked gpu at 450ghz thats the same power as
the pvr543mp2 graphics what more could u ask u guys need
to root the phone and see feel the big diffrence enjoy power

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  • 2012-02-25 17:09
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> In reply to blueglue @ 2012-02-24 11:23 from PTij - click to readVery true... here's what I think...

-sure the Apple/Google will have their version of what Microsoft is doing with W8 and it W8 will most likely after theirs but what you are forgetting is that Microsoft already has a huge portion of the desktop OS market and what all three companies are doing will most likely help and hurt them at the same time... Apple/Google will possibly gain desktop share and lose mobile share and Microsoft will gain mobile share and lose desktop share... the result will most likely help the consumer as a whole...
-there is defiantly room in the market for a third OS... there is currently 4 in the world and 1 IOS, 1 Android, 1 being killed by it's creator, and 4th is Blackberry which currently slipping and has possibility of getting back on it's feet with BB10... if BB10 is good then it BB has a chance of being that third spot and Microsoft's competition and if it's a fail then Microsoft will just have to go above 10% and continue to make updates to prevent boredness among the consumer... which won't be hard...
-I just now Googled "is Windows 8 open source" and what I got was "Windows 8 Store To Allow Open Source Apps" and if it's true then twhat you said is not a problem...
-all Microsoft has to do to give W8 a good app store is to make current Windows applications able to be used in a touch friendly way... I simple update will do
-marketing is Microsoft's middle name... and advertising is it's last...
-I think you can use either metro look or the traditional Windows desktop look... and if can I know you would be able to put what you on the desktop look and if metro look is anything like WP then you should be able to put what you want on the metro look too.

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  • 2012-02-25 00:17
  • 0HW@

> In reply to Steven @ 2012-02-24 10:38 from 0HW@ - click to readYou have no idea what you`re talking about , Android is way better than ios . ios has to be be developed for 2 years from now on until he will be as good as Android . Apple only wants to steel you blind (sa te jebmănească) .You are a stubbern mother . Have a beautyfull evening.

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  • 2012-02-24 23:22
  • 0UvK

> In reply to Ints @ 2012-02-24 19:17 from p7kg - click to readME TOO but we need 4 inch display models and 5 way button d-pad at bottom of screen with real send /end keys.

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  • 2012-02-24 21:18
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And I am one of them.
This is good news. Keep the Androids flowing and get more pressure on the Apple!

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  • 2012-02-24 19:17
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> In reply to Steven @ 2012-02-24 10:38 from 0HW@ - click to readYes Steven, i was following your conversations for a while. I guess you are honest in putting up the points you know. I Appreciate your efforts.

About the W8 and MS tricks,well i think, W8 is the o/s suitable for touchscreens along with regular keyboard / mouse.It shall be able to run on laptops, tablets, mobiles with varied h/w architechture. x86 and ARM architechtures. In short, your phone and your PC will almost look alike.

this is where the good things for W8 end.
-The above said abilities shall be well handled by ios/android by the time w8 is out.
-It has to compete with market leaders android/ios.
-As its not opensource and considering MS lisence fees the device would be pricy.
-Shortage of developers for aftermarket apps
-Needs very very good marketing and advertisements to gain the reach, android/ios has gone too far in these areas.
- W8 is not customisable, manufacturers will not have much interset to vest their innovations.

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  • 2012-02-24 11:23
  • PTij

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-02-24 09:43 from keqR - click to readOk then... I never said I believe WP will improve while Android and iOS becomes stagnant... actually it's Apple and Google's job to make sure that their OS does not become stagnant or else I would support them in anyway what so ever but I do when I have to... heck out of all the OSes out there I prefer IOS... I am getting beside the point... the point I was trying make (and I am sorry if I was not clear, that is my fault) was if that supposed leaked specs for WP8 is true then Microsoft has a lot of tricks up there sleeve and we will probably see a lot of them in the year to come... as for my Sky Drive comment... I have only recently taken an interest in Microsoft and I have yet to do research on SkyDrive and all I know on the topic is what has popped up in my research which hasn't said anything about it working on Android and IOS... I just now looked it up and found that Microsoft is working to make it work on IOS and Android... as for my January comment which I should clarify as well... what I meant by almost nobody buys a phone January is that since January is a light buying season for phones that January market share does not matter alone... this is do to people typically worrying more about taxes, snowboarding and skying, and event like CES and MWC and there isn't a whole lot of new phones hitting shelves... have I clarified enough?

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  • 2012-02-24 10:38
  • 0HW@

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-02-24 09:43 from keqR - click to readGood analysis mate.I bet there isnt any excuses left with WP supporters.

I guess Microsoft shall not gain much with the Nokia alliance, once WP sales pickup it would be equal choice for a user to get it from any manufacturer, i dont see any benefit buying Nokia-WP device for almost twice of what samsung/lg is offering. only added feature is ,free navigation. with the price differnece , i am better buying a samsung / lg and then buy a navigation software..

Back to topic of the thread, can any owners comment the performance of i9100G,specially for games? i havent used it personally.

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  • 2012-02-24 10:31
  • PTij

> In reply to Steven @ 2012-02-24 09:28 from 0HW@ - click to readI never stated that your comment was regarding WP7 surpassing Android. I said that you believe WP7 will improve while Android and iOS becomes stagnant, meaning that these OS will not improve and thus becoming less appealing to consumers. Skydrive can be accessed via iOS and android as well, so I fail to see how that will help gain marketshare for WP7?

Also to say that no one buys phones in january is a ridiculous and weak excuse for the decline of WP7. Android and iOS has shown an increase in their January market share of 2012 vs 2011, where as Symbian, WP7, WM, and RIM saw declines. Remember, the vast majority of consumers are not "high end enthusiast", so why isn't a cheap WP7 device like the Lumia 710 not increasing their market share?

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  • 2012-02-24 09:43
  • keqR

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-02-24 09:07 from keqR - click to readOne more thing that data was for January... almost nobody buys a phone January

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  • 2012-02-24 09:31
  • 0HW@

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-02-24 09:07 from keqR - click to readI never said that WP will surpass IOS and Android... what I said was that WP will gain market share... and WP8 specs were leaked earlier in the year and if it was true then WP8 will be a huge improvement... and Microsoft is trying to get an ecosystem with SkyDrive and Nokia... if Nokia helps WP gain market share then phone makers will be pushing WP a little more... probably not as much as they Android but more.

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  • 2012-02-24 09:28
  • 0HW@

> In reply to Steven @ 2012-02-24 08:54 from 0HW@ - click to read

according to this data WP7 lost market share in Q1 2012. This is for the USA which quite frankly already got the cheap Lumia 710. Of course WP7 will gain market share, with all that money Microsoft is throwing around in marketing why wouldn't it? Will it be enough to put it in 3rd place? I doubt it. Your statement is completely oblivious to the fact that while Windows Phone 7 will improve with the introduction of Windows Phone 8, Android and iOS will become stagnant. Why would anyone choose WP8 over Android and iOS which has been around a lot more, more functionality, more developed ecosystem, etc?

What would WP8 have that compels any manufacturer aside from Nokia to put their eggs in the basket and push for WP8 vs Android when Android has been shown to make them huge profits aside from Sony and LG? Huawei and ZTE are all showcasing their Android devices at MWC, where are the Windows Phone devices aside from Nokia?

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  • 2012-02-24 09:07
  • keqR

> In reply to Steven @ 2012-02-24 08:54 from 0HW@ - click to readwhy complicate? let it be simple,
How many Lumia 800 were sold? not shipped , SOLD?

That'll give a picture of where nokia is and wats WP ??

I do agree that WP has potential though

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  • 2012-02-24 09:03
  • PTij

> In reply to [deleted post]WM has been losing market share... Microsoft has been losing market share... WP has been gaining market share... that report was accounting for all Microsoft OSes including WM which is still out there but declining fast... faster then WP is inclining which is why Microsoft is losing market share... I can guaranty that you will see Microsoft gain market share this year because of WP8, Nokia, and WP will finally surpass WM because it's close right now.

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  • 2012-02-24 08:54
  • 0HW@

> In reply to [deleted post]Just asking where is GSMarena for such a ridiculous comment while they remove any comment about Nokia "Which is true".
You are not a boy with a black hat you are a boy with a clown hat because you are a clown!
You just jealous because your beloved Nokia is dying so hard and fast that your emotion can't absorb it.
So go and make these stupid comments some where else because even the laggest phone ever N9 run Angry birds with minimal lags and i know your cheap type you can't afford SGS2 even in millions of years except the cheap outdated phones "Nokia Phones".

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  • 2012-02-24 08:47
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