Samsung Sunday night claimed the distinction of Apple left two million sales of a model of smart phone listed in Korea. The company sold two million phones Galaxy native S in the six months since its launch, exceeding the 1.8 million iPhones dollars since it was released over a year. The rate was a slight slowdown since the summer, when Samsung sold 800,000 phones in two months.
The company also said it expected to reach an important milestone for Android as a whole, making the Galaxy S bestseller only Android device of all time. Which has sold 9.3 million worldwide as the flagship of last Friday and remains on track to reach the milestone of 10 million dollars over the last two weeks of 2010.
Are not motivated to change levels quickly, but Samsung has the advantage of serving a country that has always been reluctant to buy phones abroad. The majority of sales in Korea are dominated or Samsung or LG, with small local companies like Pantech is also getting a larger share than usual. The iPhone seems to have catalyzed Samsung after years of relatively little attention to its line of smartphones, Windows Mobile, which focus on Apple catch up in sales until it is changed for Android.
Samsung profound influence may have also left KT punish for the iPhone, which reduced marketing assistance, but does not seem to have much effect on the iPhone 4 have a high level of pre-orders, despite the dispatch a single medium, eliminating the dependence of Galaxy S, Omnia or other phones.
Apple is limited in the country for lack of a CDMA iPhone to run from SK Telecom, but the alleged launch of next year CDMA iPhone could change the dynamic.