Samsung Celebrates 300 Million Global Handset Sales in 2011
Lahore : 16 December, 2011 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a leading mobile handset provider, today announced that it has this year achieved annual mobile handset sales of 300 million units for the first time in Samsung’s history.
The Managing Director of Samsung Pakistan, Mr. Hee Chang Yee said; “We are incredibly proud of this record-breaking sales milestone and have exceeded the annual target announced early this year. “Our performance in the global mobile phones industry remains unrivalled, across a broad range of models including Android, Windows Phone and Samsung’s own bada platform.
The company’s flagship GALAXY S range of products – GALAXY S and GALAXY S II – contributed significantly to the success, gaining rapid popularity as the most recognized mobile brands in the world. The GALAXY S II, launched in 2011, set a new sales record for Samsung, generating a historical 10 million sales.
Samsung’s portfolio of bada smartphones are also gaining sales momentum globally, with the upgraded bada 2.0. New features were added to the bada-powered Wave smartphone portfolio, led by the Wave 3.
In October, 2011, Samsung also launched the great innovation – GALAXY Note, a smart mobile device featuring the world’s first 5.3’’ HD Super AMOLED display with all the portability of a smartphone, a unique user-interface that combines touch-screen and pen-input technologies.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2009 consolidated sales of US$116.8 billion. Employing approximately 174,000 people in 193 offices across 66 countries, the company consists of eight independently operated business units: Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, Digital Imaging, Semiconductor and LCD. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com
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