Galaxy Prevail is Samsung’s Best-Selling Smartphone in US

August 11, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The Apple versus Samsung trial continues to bring to light some interesting information related to the internal operations of the two companies.

The latest events have led to the release of sales numbers for both Samsung and Apple’s smartphones and tablets in the United States from June 2010 to July 2012.

According to documents that were filed by lawyers of Samsung on Thursday, from June 2010 through June 2012, Samsung sold 21.25 million phones, generating $7.5 billion in revenue.

Sprint was Samsung’s best carrier partner for the Galaxy S line with both the Samsung Epic 4G (Galaxy S1) and the Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch accounting for 1.9 million and 1.67 million units, in that order.

Samsung’s Epic 4G proved to be the biggest profit producer, gathering $855 million between Q3 of 2010 and Q2 of 2012. In short, Samsung sold 4.1 million Galaxy SII devices in that period of time when looking at all models across all carriers.

What came as a surprise for us was the fact that Samsung Prevail was the absolute best-seller with 2.25 million sales.

The sales for Apple were revealed as well. From 2007 through the second quarter of 2012, Apple sold a total of 85 million iPhones in the U.S. worth $50 billion in revenue, along with 46 million iPod touches producing roughly $10.3 billion in revenue.

Since its 2010 launch, Apple sold 34 million iPads, generating $19 billion in profits. Apple’s average revenue per iPhone was $590 a unit for over the last 5 years.

In addition to financial data, the two companies have also sought to keep secret any source code, agreements with third parties and other information they believe would give away trade secrets or advantages.

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