Phablet fever spreads: Samsung has sold 38 million Galaxy Notes so far

Brad Reed

Samsung Galaxy Note Sales 38 Million
Samsung Galaxy Note Sales 38 Million

People do love big smartphone displays. ETNews reports that Samsung mobile boss JK Shin claims his company has sold 38 million Galaxy Note devices so far, an impressive number for a series of devices that some critics felt were too big to catch on with a mass audience. Given the strong past sales of the Galaxy Note and the Galaxy Note II, Shin says that the recently announced Galaxy Note 3 will “outdo its predecessors” and sell 10 million units by the end of the year following its launch on September 25th. Samsung has shown that there is definitely a big market for big phones, which is why competitors such as Nokia, HTC and maybe even Apple have been working on phablets of their own.

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