The Samsung Galaxy S line is not an iPhone killer. Just ask Samsung's own marketing people.
Speaking to Reuters reporters this week at the unveiling of yet another Galaxy S model, Samsung USA's Chief Marketing Officer Paul Golden said that 3 million units were sold in the U.S. since the Galaxy S launched in July. Worldwide, the grand total stands at 7 million handsets, and the sales appear to be limited by how fast Samsung can make the darn things: "We're in a situation where we wish we had more supply," Golden said.
That's a far less impressive haul than the 14 million iPhones Apple
For what it's worth, neither AT&T, Sprint-Nextel
Besides, the Galaxy S is but one of many high-end Android models on the market today. If that particular phone in its many carrier-customized guises doesn't float your boat, perhaps something from Motorola
That platform-to-platform comparison tends to raise the hackles or iPhone fans, who then respond that each Android model should be counted separately because they all look, feel, and act different. Either way, we can conclude that one Android may not rule them all (or in the darkness bind them) but Android phones in general are selling very well despite supply constraints imposed by the occasional use of OLED screens. And if there is one clear loser in the smartphone battles, it would have to be onetime leader but recent laggard Research In Motion