Samsung Galaxy S III tops sales of 20 million in 100 days

Samsung Galaxy S IIISamsung today announced that the Galaxy S III, its latest flagship smartphone, has set a new sales record for the manufacturer. It has topped sales of 20 million units in just 100 days, making it Samsung’s fastest selling smartphone ever.

“The GALAXY S III has enjoyed tremendous attention and popularity since its launch in May, and we are thrilled with its success,” said JK Shin, President and Head of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics. “I would like to express my sincere appreciation to customers who have chosen the GALAXY S III. We will never stop providing the latest smart mobile technologies to help users live a life extraordinary.”

Here is an interesting little number: At 20 million sold in 100 days, Samsung moves roughly 200,000 Galaxy S IIIs a day. Yesterday, Google announced that it was activating 1.3 million Android devices per day. If so, the Galaxy S III accounts for 15% of those!

Samsung announced that Galaxy S III sales had topped 10 million back in July.

Pretty much every Canadian carrier carries the Samsung Galaxy S III so check with your favourite one if looking to pick one up.

Source : Samsung Tomorrow