Samsung Galaxy S II, fastest selling smartphone in Korea

The Samsung Galaxy S II has already been blazing a trail in its homeland of South Korea, but its just passed another impressive landmark. It had already surpassed all previous pre-orders for Samsung in Korea and had doubled that of the iPhone 4.

Now, in its first month alone its sold over 1 million units which makes it the fastest selling smartphone ever in Korea. It's predecessor the Galaxy S took a full 70 days to hit that magic number and the S II promised great things early on when it passed 100,000 units by day three, doubled that by day eight and hit half a million in two weeks.

Part of the S II's one-upmanship over iPhone 4 came about as the Galaxy S II didn't suffer carrier support problems. KT were originally the only carrier for the iPhone until this month when SK picked it up as well. Despite this, it's still a great success for Samsung and one they no doubt hope to reproduce elsewhere with their S II family in the US and the S II's availability across Europe.

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Samsung Galaxy S II, fastest selling smartphone in Korea - reader comments

  • grace

it is true that S2 has an antenna?

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  • 2012-09-14 07:31
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  • amando

that is a good phone but l need the olleh firmware for my phone so l need helpppppppp

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  • 2012-07-29 12:59
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  • Anonymous

good phone to hold

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  • 2011-05-31 21:19
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