Samsung Galaxy Note 2 hits 5 million sales

Following its October 1st UK release date, the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has sold 5 million units worldwide, latest figures from the company’s Korean head office have revealed.

Samsung’s data is for ‘channel sales’, which are units sold to retailers, meaning that 5 million Samsung Galaxy Note 2 units have been shipped to shops and online sellers. So there may not yet be 5 million end users of a of a second-generation stylus packing Note device device their clearly being high demand for the the 5.5-inch handset.

According to Samsung, at least 2 million of these Samsung Galaxy Note 2 sales have been notched up in November alone. By the start of November it had sold 3m units, after just over a month of release.  

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 manufacturer predicts that the supersized smartphone will total about 20m sales, twice that of the original Samsung Galaxy Note, which sold 10m units over nine months.

By comparison, it’s not as much of a blockbuster as its Samsung Galaxy S3 flagship sibling, which has made 30m channel sales in 150 days, but as a larger-screened phone, it has a slightly more niche appeal. Time will tell whether the Samsung Galaxy Note 2’s sales may also be affected by the growing number of 7-inch tablet offerings in the market, such as the Google Nexus 7 and Apple iPad mini.

If you are one of the millions of Samsung Galaxy Note 2 users out there, let us know what you think of the smartphone turn tablet hybrid via the Trusted Reviews Twitter and Facebook feeds or through the comments boxes below.

Via The Next Web

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