Galaxy S III overcomes iPhone 4S and takes the lead


According to data from Strategy Analytics, Samsung’s most important smartphone, the Galaxy S III, was the best-selling mobile device in the world during the third quarter of 2012.

¬ęSamsung‚Äôs flagship, the Galaxy S III, overtook the iPhone 4S worldwide in the quarter,¬Ľ published Neil Shah, an analyst at the research firm.

‚ÄúTotal sales of the Galaxy S III were 18 million. In comparison, Apple sold 16.2 million iPhone 4S ‚ÄĚ.

As of last September, Samsung had already secured another similar brand within the United States. The S3 was the best-selling device on three of the four largest operators in America: Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile.