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Samsung Electronics has announced that it has surpasses the ten million mark in global channel sales for its Galaxy S II (Model: GT-I9100). The Korean tech giant managed to double its five million worldwide sales in just eight weeks.

“Since its launch in late April 2011, the Galaxy S II has seen continued sales success, demonstrating Samsung's industry-leading capabilities in - and commitment to - the smartphone market” said JK Shin, president and head of Samsung's Mobile Communications Business.

“In just five months the Galaxy S II has seen tremendous growth, reflecting its tremendous popularity with customers around the world, who in selecting the Galaxy S II as their device of choice have driven the device's strong market position globally.”

The company’s Android Gingerbread 2.3.2-operating flagship smartphone boasts an ultrathin (8.49 mm) profile and is powered by a  dual-core 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor, assisted in keeping things smooth in the operating system (OS) department by a full scoop of 1 GB of RAM.

This smartphone also sports a 4.27" (480 x 800) Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touch-screen, made of Gorilla Glass, which provides additional protection against scratches, as well as an 8 MP snapper that can record full HD (1080p) videos.
 
In related news Samsung is reportedly making its internally developed bada mobile operating system (OS) open-source next year, in an effort to strengthen the OS.

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