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Samsung's Android-Based Galaxy S Eclipses 1M Shipments

Aug 31, 2010, 06:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Larry Barrett)

"Samsung Electronics this week confirmed that it has shipped more than 1 million of its Galaxy S smartphones since the line debuted in mid-July, an impressive debut that indicates Android-based devices pose a serious threat to both Apple and Research In Motion in the hotly contested and extremely profitable smartphone market.

"And those shipments figure to only jump higher later in the week when the Android-based Sprint Epic 4G model is made available on Tuesday.

""Bringing Galaxy S devices to multiple carriers has given Samsung Mobile the opportunity to reach millions of consumers," Dale Sohn, president of Samsung Mobile, said in a statement. "I am proud of the instant success of the Galaxy S lineup and I am very pleased to announce that because of the support of our carrier partners and loyal customers, we have shipped one million Galaxy S devices in the U.S. market.""

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