Samsung GALAXY Note II sells 3 million units globally in one month

Samsung GALAXY Note II sells 3 million units globally in one month
The Samsung GALAXY Note II is another big winner (pardon the pun) from the Korean manufacturer. After one month of availability overseas, the phablet has rung up 3 million units in sales. You might remember that Samsung's J.K. Shin said that 20 million units of the 5.5 inch device would be sold after 1 year, double the amount that the original Samsung GALAXY Note managed to hit.

With Verizon and AT&T taking pre-orders for the device, there are many more sales ahead to count. Launching on all four major U.S. carriers is a good way to get a boost in those numbers. But as hot as the Samsung GALAXY Note II is, and make no mistake that it is hot, the phablet will be hard pressed to match the 20 million units sold by the Samsung Galaxy S III after its first 100 days on the market.

source: SamsungTomorrow (translated) via Engadget

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GALAXY Note II
  • Display 5.5" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 4 Quad, Quad-core, 1600 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3100 mAh(16h 3G talk time)

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29 Comments

1. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Good job Sammy!

6. MeoCao unregistered

And Nexus 4 is coming too, can't wait to see Anroid achievement against desparate iOS resistance this Quarter.

21. darkkjedii

Posts: 31291; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Always gotta b a battle with iOS huh. Sad sad sad. How is it benefiting u

17. sid07desai

Posts: 290; Member since: May 03, 2012

htc j butterfly might kill note 2's sales

19. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

I doubt it although the HTC butterfly is the better specd phone the note 2 has the galaxy brand behind it and also has the spen to make it stand out from the crowd...considered this by the new HTC comes out the note 2 will be on all carriers for a while and on would bet come the end of the the note 2 will be around the 10 million mark..

20. richardyarrell2011

Posts: 510; Member since: Mar 16, 2011

Don't worry Samsung already knows they will pass the Galaxy S3 in sales the first 100 days with the Galaxy Note 2. The Galaxy Note 2 is the BEST all purpose/entertainment device ever made. Nothing will be better than the Galaxy Note 2 the next 180 days from October 24th. I will be purchasing the Galaxy Note 2 on Tmobile November 15th...

22. g2a5b0e unregistered

The Galaxy Note II is the world's current best smartphone. I agree with you on that, Richard. I'll be buying mine by Black Friday, but there's no possible way it will best the S3 in sales. It'll sell wonderfully, but 20 million in 100 days just won't happen.

29. Jelly_Bean

Posts: 109; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

And A 4 Apple is crying lolzzz. Way to go Sammy :)

2. ScottSchneider

Posts: 336; Member since: Dec 06, 2011

As Usually Expected.... Q4 will be another record breaking quarter for SS.

3. hung2900

Posts: 966; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

Even ss hasn't released Note 2 in the US yet. Love my Note 2.

7. denied911

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2012

I love mine more :P

4. ElektronicGeek91

Posts: 105; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

Tell us something we don't know Phone Arena. : D aha

5. MeoCao unregistered

Right, PA seems a little lazy these days, are thay affected by the storm?

8. denied911

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2012

so note 2 will sel like sgs2 and note 3 in volume of sgs3 nice going sammy, keep high tech up

9. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

This will boom to at least 10 million in a quarter! Maybe Samsung is doing bad in tablet field but they have an absolute dominance in the phablet niche

10. bomariam1

Posts: 43; Member since: May 08, 2012

I sold my note1, and toke note2. First battery is massive improvement, LED LED LED love it. Less width mean better holding it with one hand. Display yep beautiful. Shortcut for some apps even in the setup page. Super fast. Custom action when pulling the pen like note 10.1. After that some comes and say that Apple is the leader in innovation!

11. bjaka

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 15, 2012

Thats what I call innvoation, go Apple go...wait a sec...damn, I am in a wrong place.

12. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

Hmmm guess Steve Jobs was wrong here also,"hummer" size smartphones do sell! And also do stylus when done properly and with innovative design.

14. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Well he has been wrong on most counts. Media hype made him sound right on a few occassions. I am sure guys at apple must be dreaming on how to now come up with a face saving i-Pen to counter s-Pen :)

13. twens

Posts: 1180; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

I feel happy when samsung is making profits cos I know they will channel all that money into RD and make us some good low cost gadgets. From tv's to fridges to what ever you can think of.loving my note soo much that I can buy it over and over again. This company just gives you value for your money.my note does everything better and more than the iphone yet it cost only 1300 in my country whiles the iphone cost a whooping 2500. I pity people who go iphone, the 3gs does almost everything the new iphone does

15. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

The Note is what the sector didn't see coming. The phablet group is expanding exponentially, and a year from now when the epic 6" fullHD E5 4-core Note 3 kicks off, 40 of the 50 million phab owners will be carrying a Samsung product. Remember, the Note is still selling since the 10M announcement 3 months ago and the price drop will help more, while the demand for the Note 2 is enormous - Sammy was right to enter Apple territory to announce it in late Summer rather than in the busy October. I predict Samsung riding the high waves at least till the S6/Note4 generation cause they have plenty of performance, innovation and features in store (cross-product functionality being one), they just need to keep it real and not get too comfortable with what they have achieved and they'll be the rightful king of the mobile if not of all the geek tech industry.

16. maxspecs

Posts: 37; Member since: Aug 29, 2012

it is the first time I ever decide and manage to say that a phone is really PERFECT in all means great job sammy the note 2 is a great idea and innovation :D really thrilled to buy one

18. shy2papa

Posts: 336; Member since: Jan 23, 2010

Feels good to be among the 3 million that purchased the best phone currently available, the battery life is awesome, the is very very fast this is the best phone I have purchased so far :)

23. speckledapple

Posts: 902; Member since: Sep 29, 2011

Great job but it would certainly challenge the GSIII record in 100 days if Samsung released to device sooner and carriers did not make their customers wait a month to get it. Thats a shoutout to Verizon specifically.

24. AnnDroid

Posts: 90; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

I'm a very happy owner of the Note 2. Today is day 7 and I am thrilled with this phone. Beautiful display, strong battery, Google Now is extremely functional and amazing, the speaker is loud and the sound is the best I've ever had on a phone. I'm a dyed-in-the-wool HTC lover, this is my first experience with TouchWiz and daily I find another feature that's useful, fun and thoughtful. I just discovered AllShare yesterday and it's fun to play with. My Sprint plan has been ready for an upgrade since April, but no phone has impressed me like this phone. Other phones are simply puny now. I LOVE this phone.

27. Jeradiah3

Posts: 1149; Member since: Feb 11, 2010

The Note II could surpass the original Evo as the most popular Sprint phone over the last 5 years. When I was with Sprint, I wanted the original Evo and i thought that it was everything I asked for in a phone.........as was the thought of alot of people. The Note II changed the way we think about phones and I like that The Note II could prove to be a financial profit for Sprint. Since Sprint cant profit on the iPhone for another year or 2, the Note II should carry the burden very well

25. Jeradiah3

Posts: 1149; Member since: Feb 11, 2010

The fact that Samsung has sold 3 million units before the 2 largest US cellphone providers (AT&T and Verizon) debut their variant of this phone is a great sign that it could get to 10 million before thanksgiving. Its a great phone and cant wait to see it in person with AT&T

26. Bardi

Posts: 12; Member since: Oct 30, 2012

I'm just another very very satisfied owner of Note 2 - well done sammy.

28. archangel9

Posts: 233; Member since: Feb 07, 2010

Samsung is in BEASTMODE guys.The Note II ,GS III are the top of the food chain and keep it moving despite the Fruit's convictions. Well done Samsung keep being innovative and creative. Anyone looking forward for the Galaxy S4?w/a S-Pen?

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