Samsung Galaxy S III

Samsung Galaxy S4 laps HTC One in sales

Samsung Galaxy S4 laps HTC One in sales

On its way to becoming the fastest-selling Android smartphone, the Galaxy S4 has been sold twice as many times as the HTC One in their first few weeks on the market.

Samsung announced this week that it has sold 10 million Galaxy S4 phones. Currently in either black or white, the phone manufacturer plans to sell the smartphone in more colors, such as blue, red, purple and brown, later this year. An HTC executive told the Wall Street Journal its device had been purchased 5 million times, but that production remains behind schedule because of parts shortages.

The One had been expected to hit the market ahead of the Galaxy S4. Instead, the phones came out at nearly the same time...

EDITION: California | U.S. & World