7/20/2009 12:44:00 PM
LG Cookie sales reach five million in nine months
The LG Cookie has sold five million handsets globally since its launc nine months ago, and is the fastest selling touch-screen device the manufacturer has made.
The numbers reflect sales rates of 19,000 Cookies sold every day, or nine phones a minute. In the first fourteen weeks of the launch in Novermber 2008, Cookie sales reached one million.
LG president and CEO, Dr. Skott Ahn, said: ‘Achieving five million units in sales in only nine months is proof that we’re on track with our goal to make Cookie a phone that’s loved by everyone.
‘Our strategy to provide a full touch screen phone at an affordable price has succeeded beyond our original expectations. If the current trend continues, we expect to see Cookie hit sales of 10 million by the end of this year’.