In just two months, Samsung ships 10 million units of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3

In just two months, Samsung ships 10 million units of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3
For those of you who were worried about Samsung on the heels of disappointing sales of the flagship Samsung Galaxy S4, you can officially stop worrying. While not sales to end users, Samsung has shipped 10 million units of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 phablet in two months. Now this is certainly not the fastest moving Galaxy model. Right off the bat, the Galaxy S4 shipped the same amount in just one month, but this is the fastest selling Galaxy Note phablet to be shipped from Sammy's warehouse.

The original Samsung Galaxy Note took 9 months to reach 10 million units shipped, while the Samsung GALAXY Note II achieved this in 4 months. And with some new color options on the way, there could be continued demand for the Galaxy Note 3. Samsung says that in September, it released the phablet in 50 countries and sales remain strong in Southeast Asian countries like China, South Korea, and Japan.

As of October, 30 million units of the Samsung GALAXY Note II were sold by the Korean OEM. Considering that the current phablet is running at a pace double that of the previous model, we could see 60 million units of the Galaxy Note 3 sell before all is said and done.

source: SammyHub

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Galaxy Note 3
  • Display 5.7" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2300 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 3200 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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63 Comments

1. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

No doubt it's the best Android smartphone in 2013.

2. Thehamster

Posts: 19; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

I believe it is as far as hardware goes, but i am not all that happy with mine. It has issues that such a powerful phone has no excuse for. I'm gonna switch back to HTC as soon as the max is released here in Sweden.

3. Pings

Posts: 304; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

Can I ask why?

47. Thehamster

Posts: 19; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

Well mainly because touch wiz is so ugly. But the phone also does annoying things. Even with the original case it unlocks itself and goes into menus and calls people from my pocket. So nowi have to have a code on the lock screen even thoughi want it to unpick itself when you open the s-voice case. Also event other timei click the home button it Asia me what to complete the action with, and I have to choose touch wiz and save my choice, every other time! And it of course the quality feel of HTC products. Among other things ...

62. shrimpanzee

Posts: 18; Member since: Sep 04, 2013

Maybe you didn't turn off the high sensitivity for the screen. I had the same problem with my S4, turned off high sensitivity for the screen and no more accidental on screens.

5. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

HTC One Max is a fail. I don't know about you though, but to me, it's a huge disappointment. The fingerprint scanner is in the wrong location, the same 4 Ultrapixel camera, and the hardware is not wow at all but kudos to HTC for adding a micro SD card slot. Galaxy Note 3 is better than the One Max, the only good thing about the One Max is the big screen. Just my opinion. But can I know that why you're not happy with your Note 3?

7. zekes

Posts: 230; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

It might be a fail in sales put the performance is top notch The screen is bigger and it feels premium and the speakers knock the note 3 out and battery life HTC wins hands-down and HTC Sense is well polished

8. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Oh yeah, I almost forgot about the dual frontal speakers and the Sense UI and those things you mentioned. But you know what? In my country, the One Max is more expensive than the Galaxy Note 3, Xperia Z1, Lumia 1520, and the iPhone 5s (16GB). The One Max is not worth buying if you ask me, but of course if you give me choose the One Max or the iPhone 5s, I will choose the One Max.

9. zekes

Posts: 230; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

You didn't have to bring Apple into this I love technology has a hole so I wouldn't say the HTC one that is a fail it's not as great as the note 3 it's far from a failure and even beats the note 3 in key areas

13. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

I don't want to mention the iPhone 5s, but I have to because of the price. It's 16GB variant is cheaper then the One Max. But I will still choose the One Max among these two, because iPhone is...meh a toy phone. But I will still say the One Max is a fail (iPhone 5s is a BIG FAIL so don't include or compare with the One Max), but that doesn't mean I lost my hopes for HTC's next flagship. I'm looking foward to HTC One II or whatever it's called.

17. zekes

Posts: 230; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

Neither of them are failures but they did in key areas because of the customers needs or wants The iPhone could've been priced lower HTC could have any more features and iPhone is not a toy. I don't even know why that was said it's all about what the customer wants now you wouldn't want and enjoy to monopolize the market would you if so we wouldn't have choices so it is good to have different OSs

18. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

I won't say the iPhone is a toy or a fail if it has a big screen. The things I like on the iPhone 5s are the fingerprint sensor and the slow motion video recording, that's all. Why I say it's a fail? Because it's very expensive for a small phone (which many people call it a toy phone or phone for girls) and it has a small screen.

20. zekes

Posts: 230; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

There might be a little truth to that but the market says otherwise yes it has a small screen but it's still a high-end phone yes it has a dual core but it still has high-end performance but it's more advanced on the UNIX level The foundation that is and yes it is very expensive that's why there's a market for is the way goes there both great phones

60. applesucker

Posts: 81; Member since: Oct 29, 2013

as a samsung fan and a former iphone user the only thing that i like with the 5s is their slow motion video recording but their touch id was a gimmick that was tested by the german hackers though its an open door for all smartphone makers to enhance their security

50. darkkjedii

Posts: 31529; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Xperias become the new resident Troll bro, that's why he's saying all this about the iPhone, when it wasn't even mentioned by the guy who started the conversation. He's looking for attention (green thumbs).

21. skyline88

Posts: 699; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

had a chance to get hold a unit of One Max just a week ago, first impression: its just a bigger version of the original One with no added value, carried over the same pathetic Ultra Pixel camera gimmick, and the weight in my pocket feels like a big stone down there. the Sense is no where near the much more user-friendly TouchWiz. and the overall height is almost as ridiculous as the Galaxy Mega. the Max is a cool 100 USD more expensive than Note 3, is it worth it to pay such amount for just a better speaker, a fingerprint (which i doubt many HTC fanboy will admit that they dont ever use it) and slightly larger screen? well, i am done with that and going back to my Note.

54. giani

Posts: 269; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

Ha ha skyline88. What a show. You almost convinced me until u said touch wiz is better then sense =)). Here take $5...now TROLL back into you're cave. I'm not saying that sense is perfect... nothing is...but FCKING SYMBIAN is better looking and more fluid than touchwiz.

28. hurrycanger

Posts: 1769; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

How is the battery of the One Max? I know the Note 3 gets 8 hours of screen on usage through a 20 hour period. I thought that was already crazy.

59. Thehamster

Posts: 19; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

I agree with you on the one max hardware and i was also very disappointed when it was released, but most of the functions of the note 3 are useless to me. All the air gestures are turned off and the multitasking is kind of useless because the split screens are filled up with keyboard when chatting. One thing that is absolutely great though is the stylus..

49. sergiobr

Posts: 718; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

Note 3 is a monster !!!! 4K video and all the improvements, the best smartphone. I love it.

15. chocolaking

Posts: 495; Member since: May 22, 2012

They just shipped the units.. they didn't sell it.. okay. please don't believe what samsung is been making ppl believe they have sold they devices.. samsung always lie.. always

23. skyline88

Posts: 699; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

like how Apple always lie that they're creating the best smartphone in the entire universe? ya, kinda close.

31. Zack20

Posts: 41; Member since: Dec 10, 2013

Who doesn't lie? Every company wants to make money, by any way possible.

41. SleepingOz unregistered

May be that's why, everywhere I go, I see at least 2people using the Note3. Your comment reminds more of an unnamed exec of HTC lying about selling 5millions HTC One in the first month.

56. AstronautJones

Posts: 305; Member since: Aug 01, 2012

Story clearly indicates shipped and not sold.

26. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Impressive number.

30. Zack20

Posts: 41; Member since: Dec 10, 2013

I second you! Note 3 is, by far, the best Android smartphone in the market.

43. Daftama

Posts: 641; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

I third that can we get 10 million comments here lol

53. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

Amen to that! Happy owner of Note 3...the awesomest device out there at the moment!

4. zekes

Posts: 230; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

There are better phones right around the corner i'll hold my money

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