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Galaxy S III sales surpass 30 million, beat Samsung's expectations

By Shawn Knight ยท 11 replies
Nov 5, 2012
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  1. Samsung has recorded more than 30 million sales of their flagship Galaxy S III smartphone according to a recent post on the company's Polish Twitter account. The message was accompanied by a photo showing some Samsung employees celebrating the achievement.

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  2. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,690   +95

    Great hardware but not the OS, well at least it crashes fewer times a day compared to original SGS I had few years ago.
  3. Zoltan Head

    Zoltan Head TS Booster Posts: 247   +27

    Congratulations! :D(y)
  4. Great news for Samsung...congrats! This goes to show that piracy is alive and well. Also thanks to Apple for making this happen.
  5. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,212   +174

    Samsung makes the hardware that consumers want and uses standard options like Micro USB, MicroSD card slot, and a removable battery. Love this phone, its what I've been wanting for many years! Grats to Samsung on this remarkable accomplishment.
  6. Samsung just like apple is 1 of the major customers of foxconn... keep those costs low and suicide nets up at the foxconn factories in China
  7. mosu

    mosu TS Guru Posts: 465   +77

    No shortage of trolls on Samsung behalf ...
  8. Congrats Samsung.
    I wont be upgrading though,my sister has the SIII and after messing around with it I still prefer my SII.
  9. The only reason they have many sold is because they have to replace the one that do not work! I am on my 6th one.
  10. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 2,920   +629

    Since when do 12 year olds need phones anyway?
  11. veLa

    veLa TS Evangelist Posts: 757   +213

    While I liked my Galaxy S2, a lot of people I know have found the S3 to be a bit, fragile.
  12. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,690   +95


    It may be a random occurrence, but SGS I've used to have, had serious issues with USB connectivity along with host of other issues. Similarly SGS II I used, its screen would go green* (along with crashes and other issues), this SGS3 also suffers from these ills but with lesser frequency, although its screen went green on a single instance as well; and I am not going to talk about its cheap/plasticky feel in the hand.

    To sum it up, I wouldn't be surprised if someone goes through several units to get one which at least works consistently for a while.

    * I suspect it got to be some issue with their Mali 400 GPU driver.

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