Samsung: 5 million Galaxy Note 3 sales in first month

Samsung has sold 5 million Galaxy Note 3 smartphones in the first month of release. Head honcho JK Shin confirmed the figure with Korean media, advising that sales are much quicker than the two predecessors. The first generation took five months to reach the figure while the Galaxy Note II hit the mark in only two. At the current rate, Samsung’s Galaxy Note line could prove to be among the most popular devices on the market.

Released across many carriers and markets, the Galaxy Note 3 boasts a 5.7-inch 1080p HD Super AMOLED display, Snapdragon 800 (or Exynos 5 Octa processor), 3GB RAM, and 13-megapixel camera. Additionally, there’s 32GB internal memory, microSD card expansion slot and a 3200mAh battery rounding things out. In other words, it’s a high-powered, highly rated smartphone.