T-Mobile, the fourth largest carrier in the U.S., has revealed that the Samsung Galaxy S3 has become the carrier’s best selling device in its history.
The smartphone has set several records since its launch five months ago internationally (four months ago in the U.S.). During its first 100 days of sale, the Samsung Galaxy S3 sold more than 20 million units globally, subsequently becoming one of the best selling Android smartphone in history. Samsung, though, expects the device to sell a further ten million units before 2013 arrives.
As for Apple's legal victory against Samsung which saw the latter being ordered to pay over $1 billion in damages, that hasn't exactly resulted in the sales for the Galaxy S3 slowing down. If anything, it actually spearheaded the smartphone's sales, with the device experiencing a 16 percent increase in demand since August. Its commercial performance has resulted in Samsung predicting record profit of $7.3 billion during the third quarter.
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Good going, Samsung. Other companies with Android phone products should step up like you have.Reply
how 'bout them APPLEs :pReply
get that iturds_sheepsReply
Probably because TMobile doesn't offer iPhones. Just wanted to put that out there before the anti-Apple crowd makes themselves look stupid.Reply
stevelordProbably because TMobile doesn't offer iPhones. Just wanted to put that out there before the anti-Apple crowd makes themselves look stupid.Reply
They might not offer it, but they still seem have a lot of iPhone users with unlocked iPhones. A year ago, they were quoted as saying that they have over a million. Sure, it's not record breaking, but its something.
pretty sure this was posted like last week on most other sites....Reply
what do you expect tom's is always a bit late :PReply
Congrats to Samsung and TMobile.Reply
I'm glad Samsung has brought S3 to TMobile and soon Note 2 as well.
Samsung does not discriminate when it comes to carrier, unlike other companies like Nokia, HTC, Apple and etc...
TMobile has very good coverage in my area(NYC) and the best family plan pricing, therefore I'm not leaving them. Very glad when I saw S3 came along.
One of the best phone ever...
rangasget that iturds_sheepsReply
Defies logic. If Samsung is selling well enough cant we start saying SamSheep?!?
stevelordProbably because TMobile doesn't offer iPhones. Just wanted to put that out there before the anti-Apple crowd makes themselves look stupid.Just because a company does not provide a phone does not mean it will not work. As I understand it, any phone that works on ATT will work on TMobile because they run on the same/similar network.Reply
There are a ton of people out there who are more than willing to purchase their phone of choice outright (be it an iPhone or any other flagship model), and then take advantage of the two person $80 1000 minutes or $100 all you can eat plans. Over a 2 year contract you end up saving some $2000+ dollars over ATT/Verison, which more than pays for a pair of high end smart phones. I know a lot of people who did this with iPhones on TMobile, and I am hoping to so something similar with the Nokia 920 when it comes out (unless it sucks or nokia folds up, in which case I will do an S3).
So ya, don't think for a minute that just because they do not offer a discount on a phone that TMobile does not support it on their network. And also keep in mind that just because someone is using a phone that they can provide means that they purchased that phone directly from them because the discounted plans do not give a discount on phone sales and it is cheaper the buy the phone online than it is to get the phone directly through TMobile.