The Samsung Galaxy Note II has shipped its one millionth phablet in the devices home country of South Korea. The phablet (half smartphone / half tablet) began shipping just over 90 days ago.
In November Samsung announced that it had sold more than 5 million Galaxy Note II devices globally with expectations to move 10 million devices before the end of January 2013.
When the Galaxy Note first debuted some analysts questioned whether or not buyers would take to a device with a massive five-inch screen. As it turns out the phablet market is thriving as consumers look for a happy medium between smartphones and tablets.
The Galaxy Note II has likely been helped along by the massive smartphone naming recognition Samsung has managed to rack up over the last several years. The Galaxy S3 beat out the iPhone 4S to become the best selling smartphone in Q3 2012 as Samsung gained an 11 percent share of all smartphones shipped globally.
In the meantime the Galaxy Note II offers some impressive features that include the Google Android 4.1 OS that is connected via Wi-Fi, 4G LTE and Bluetooh 4.0. The phablet also includes a 1.6 GHz quad-core processor that runs a 5.5″ HD Super AMOLED display which outputs at 1,280 x 720 pixels of resolution.
The Galaxy Note II also features the popular S Pen, a 21st century stylus that adds new functionality to a users device.
Throw in a huge 3,100 mAh battery and add 2GB RAM along with options for 16/32/64GB models and you end up with a competent smartphone/tablet hybrid that users are falling in love with.