Washington: South Korean mobile maker Samsung has announced that it has sold over five million Galaxy Note II devices worldwide, just two months after the product was launched.
Samsung said in a statement that sales of the part-phone, part-tablet, a so-called "phablet", hit the milestone around a month after Samsung sold 3 million of the devices in the first 30 days after its release.
According to Cnet, the 5.5-inch device is selling at roughly three times faster than its predecessor, the original Galaxy Note, which took three months to hit the 3 million mark.
Despite hitting the 5 million figure, the Note 2''s sales are way behind that of the Galaxy S3, the report said.
Samsung sold 20 million of its flagship smartphone in the first 100 days after its launch, it added.