5/18/2012 9:43:51 AM
Samsung Galaxy S III pre-orders 'top nine million'
Pre-orders for the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy S III have repotedly topped nine million, with the manufacturer working at full capacity to meet demand.
The phone is due to go on sale in the UK on 30 May. According to a report in the Korea Economic Daily, Samsung's smartphone factory in South Korea is running at its full capacity of five million units per month. The manufacturer declined to comment.
Earlier this week, Gartner research revealed Samsung has overtaken Nokia as the world's biggest handset vendor. It sold 38 million smartphones during its first quarter.