LG Electronics is feeling pretty pleased with itself today, having sold one million units of its Optimus One smartphone within 40 days of the phone’s launch.
The LG Optimus One, which runs the Android 2.2 operating system, is now the fastest selling mobile handset in the company’s history. LG describes it as popular with first-time smartphone buyers and priced very competitively against feature phones.
Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company, said “The versatile, powerful LG Optimus One was designed to provide an easy transition into the world of smartphones and as these numbers demonstrate, there is obviously a strong demand for this type of device. Optimus One seems to be what many customers were waiting for, proving that smartphones aren’t just for early adopters anymore.”