Though Samsung is facing patent trails with Apple, the year 2012 seems to be a good year for the South Korean tech giant as it took the lead as the world's best smartphone vendor with a global sales of 42.2 million units in Q1, 52 million units in Q2 and 55 million units in Q3 this year. Further, market researchers and analysts have predicted that the company will be achieving a sales figure of 61.5 million in the last quarter.
It seems like the flagship devices of Samsung – Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2 are trying to help the company to reach the milestone as they are among the hottest selling Android devices in the world.
Speaking of Galaxy S3, the smartphone has already crossed over 30 million sales in five months of its release. Now, its time for Galaxy Note 2, the phablet launched in August and it has come up with a sales of 5 million in two months of its release.
According to a recent SammyHub report, Samsung's second generation phablet has surpassed 5 million units of sales. The report also states that the original Galaxy Note made the same amount of sales in five months while its successor has done in just two months.
As far as the specifications are concerned, the Galaxy Note successor features a 5.5 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution, 1.6GHz quad core processor, 2GB RAM, micro SD card slot supporting 32GB, 8MP rear camera, 1.9MP front camera, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth with A2DP and a massive 3,100 mAh Li-ion battery.
Running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS, the Galaxy Note 2 comes in three different configurations – 16GB, 32GB and 64GB internal storage. Also, Galaxy Note 2 has an improved stylus with a rubbed tip for better touch response.
When it comes to pricing, the phablet is available in India for Rs 39,990. Check goProbo.com for online pricing of Galaxy Note 2.