Samsung: 1 million Galaxy S smartphones in 45 days in the US

August 29, 2010: 6:10 PM ET

The Android-based smartphones sold across the aisle from the iPhone 4 on AT&T and on T-Mobile, the nation's smallest major carrier.

Samsung's Galaxy S smartphone is a blockbuster globally and recent numbers show it is poised for similar success in the US.  The high end smartphone boasts a super-thin form factor with 4-inch Super-AMOLED display and a speedy 1GHz Hummingbird processor.

The knock on Android so far has been that its success rests on the fact that it is sold on Verizon, the nation's biggest and some say best mobile network.  'If the iPhone was sold on Verizon, no one would be buying Android' goes the argument.

Samsung says they've sold 1 million T-Mobile Vibrants and AT&T Captivates in less than a month and a half in the US. That emphatically proves that Android's success doesn't rely on AT&T's iPhone exclusivity.


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