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August 4, 2011

5 Million Samsung Galaxy S II sold in 85 Days

Samsung Electronics,  announced that the Samsung GALAXY S II (Model: GT-I9100) has passed the 5 million global sales milestone.The 5 million mark has been reached in just 85 days, 40 days faster compared to the time the GALAXY S took to reach the same sales mark. This rate is set to accelerate as Samsung has just launched GALAXY S II in China, the world’s largest market.( source)

The Samsung Galaxy S II was was announced by Samsung on February 13, 2011 at the Mobile World Congress and is currently the second thinnest Dual-Core smartphone in the world (surpassed only by the NEC Medias N-04C, which will only be released in Japan).

The Galaxy S II is the successor to the Samsung Galaxy S. It features a 1.2 GHz dual-core SoC processor, in either Samsung's own Exynos SoC (GT-i9100 model) or Nvidia's Tegra 2 SoC (GT-i9103 model). It has 1 GB of RAM, a 10.8 cm (4.3 in) WVGA Super AMOLED plus display and an 8 megapixel camera with flash that can record videos in full high definition 1080p.It is one of the first devices to support Mobile High-definition Link (MHL),which allows up to 1080p uncompressed video output with HDMI while charging the device at the same time. Support for the USB On-The-Go (USB OTG) function was also specified and confirmed on this device.