Samsung sold 20 million Galaxy S3 for the first 100 days
The South Korean company “Samsung” announced today that for the first 100 days of implementation was sold 20 million smart phones “Galaxy S3”. “In particular, in Europe was sold 6,000,000 vehicles, in Asia, with the exception of South Korea – 4.5 million, in the U.S. – 4 million”. In South Korea, to date was sold out 2.5 million “Galaxy S3”.
According to the specialists, for the first time the number of sold in the U.S. “Galaxy S3” in August exceeded the size of sold “iPhone” Smart phones of “Apple” company. But situation may change with the release next week of a new generation of devices “Apple” – “iPhone-5.” Its presentation is scheduled for September, 12.
In addition, the lawyers of “Apple” filed a supplemental bill on Aug. 31 in federal court in San Jose / California State which deals with possible violations of “Apple” patents in four models of Smart phones and tablet computers, made by “Samsung”. Among them – “Galaxy ES-3” and its modification “Verizon”.
Thus, the total number of goods of “Samsung”, the ban on the sale of which in the United States seeks to achieve the “Apple”, now increased to 21.
In the present lawsuit states that “Apple” “suffers irreparable damage from the sale of these products” Samsung “.” Being copies, they continue to flood the market “- the document says.
A jury of the Federal Court in San Jose, on August, 24 declared the company “Samsung” in violation of six patents of “Apple.” At the same time the Court put on the South Korean company a fine of 1.05 billion dollars. The Court analyzed up to 17 different products of “Samsung”, in which is mainly used the operating system of the company “Google” “Android”.
The Court’s decision, according to independent experts, was created the legal basis to try to deny in the near future the sale products of “Samsung” in the U.S.
Meanwhile, in the business community has learned that “Apple” is preparing a lawsuit against the “Google” and its operating system “Android”. The latter is used by numerous telecommunications companies in the world in a wide range of products.