SEOUL, KOREA — Samsung Electronics' latest smartphone brand, 'Galaxy S' III LTE model set a new sales record in Korea on its first day of release. On 9, the largest IT company in Korea announced that more than 50,000 people began a new Galaxy experience via three biggest Korean telecommunication groups (LG U+, KT, and SKT), five and two times higher than each Galaxy S with 10,000 and Galaxy S II, 24,000 previsouly.
Customers stormed several mobile shops across the peninsula. but some had to return home Galaxy-less due to a technical jam and lack of sales staff.
"The first day was mainly for those who are pre-registered, and we will see a dramatic increase after July 10 when general service is scheduled to begin," said an Samsung official. "Galaxy S III's LTE communication and powerful quad-core processors are behind such popularity, which lives up to cutomers' yearning for high-end mobile gadgets, and we are planning various marketing activities to keep it up."
"Galaxt S II Launching Festa" organized by Samsung Electronics for its launching celebration created a scene early in the morning with few attendees.