The Samsung Galaxy Note was an unexpected success for the South Korean technology giant. To date, it has sold over 10 million units, and this success is predicted to be replicated or even outdone by its successor, the Galaxy Note 2.
Boss of Samsung Mobile, JK Shin has stated that he believes the Galaxy Note 2 is entirely capable of selling over 20 units units. This will come as a surprise to many, although given the success of its predecessor, it does look entirely feasible. When the original Samsung Galaxy Note was launched, a number of people questioned its format and how well it would be received by the market. However, its huge 5.3 inch screen, and stylus pen functionality proved to be a hit. Therefore, it looks like such high sales for the Galaxy Note 2 are entirely possible.
The Samsung Galaxy Note is one of the latest in a long line of success story for Samsung. In addition, its Galaxy S, Galaxy S2 and more recently Galaxy S3 smartphones have consistently been bestsellers, and have been at the forefront of the battle for supremacy between Android and Apple’s iOS operating system.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 builds on the format of its predecessor. An even larger screen of 5.5 inches is included with the handset, which of course is also supplied with an S-Pen. Updates include the latest version of Android as well as a new version of the Samsung TouchWiz UI. Other familiar features to be included are an 8 megapixel camera, along with an upgraded 2 megapixel front facing camera.
The processor of the Galaxy Note 2 is one of its most notable features. The quad-core chip, which is clocked at 1.6 GHz looks like it will rival the majority of competing Android handsets in terms of performance.
Although Samsung has been at blows with Apple in U.S. courts in recent months, and was ordered to pay over $1 billion in damages, it looks like the success of the Korean manufacturer is likely to continue with the Galaxy Note 2.