Samsung Galaxy S2 smartphone pre-orders exceeds 200,000 in Korea

Samsung’s Galaxy S2 smartphone is enjoying a warm welcome in Korea, with pre-orders alone at three major mobile operators exceeding 200,000. Mobile operator SK Telecom said it took over 160,000 pre-orders for the successor to the Galaxy S between 3 p.m. last Monday and midnight last Friday. That’s equivalent to one every two seconds. The number reached 10,000 in just 29 minutes after starting to take pre-orders and 20,000 in 64 minutes.