Samsung Galaxy S4 sells ten million units in ‘record’ time

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is the fastest-selling smartphone in the Korean company’s history, according to

Sales of the critically-acclaimed handset have hit 10 million in under one month after launch – a milestone that the Galaxy SIII took 50 days to reach and the SII took five months to reach.

The electronics giant also added the device has an estimated rate of sale at four units per second across the globe, according to

However, Samsung is not resting on its laurels as it wants as many people as possible to be able to make a call, send a text or go online with the S4. As a result, the firm is looking to expand the number of countries where the S4 is available – from 110 to 155 – and introduce four new colour variations of the handset.

J K Shin, CEO of IT and mobile communications at Samsung, commented on the product’s sales: “On behalf of Samsung, I would like to thank the million of customers around the world who have chosen the Samsung Galaxy S4.

“At Samsung we’ll continue to pursue innovation inspired by and for people,” he added.

In other Samsung news, industry commentators believe that Samsung is poised to launch a new Galaxy device next month with the Galaxy S4 mini rumoured to be in the frame.