Samsung Galaxy S3 – meep, Samsung’s shipped 30 MILLION of ‘em!

Well folks, there’s absolutely no doubt in my mind as to what the most popular Android phone ever made is. As much as I want it to be the HTC One X (‘cos that’s what I own), it’s just not, ‘cos it’s the Samsung Galaxy S3. But how popular is it, when you really get down to it?

And now we know, thanks to a post from the Samsung Tomorrow blog, although I kinda gave the game away by including the magic number in the title to this blog post, but no matter. I shall soldier on. Adopt, adapt and improve, as they say (well, as John Cleese said in Clockwise). Yes, Samsung has shipped 30 million of the bleeders.

So, how’d they manage that?

Well, quite simply, it’s because the Samsung Galaxy S3 is a phenomenal phone, but it’s also a sequel to another phenomenal phone, the Galaxy SII. It’s hardly surprising, then, that the Galaxy S3 captured the public’s imagination like no other Android phone previously. There was just this general air of excitement around the phone, even before it was released, and the fact that it turned out to be ungodly powerful (and not a little gorgeous) just helped to seal the deal. People just flocked to buy the new hotness that Samsung unleashed on the world.

So yeah, basically, the phone’s performed rather well.

In fact, it’s easily the fastest selling phone Samsung’s ever made; compare the five months it took for this phone to hit the 30 million mark, compared to the fourteen months that the Galaxy S II took to reach that same milestone.

Based on that, I can only assume that the Samsung Galaxy S4, when it inevitably appears, will sell 30 million phones about two months before it even goes on sale…

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