Samsung sold about 40 million units of Gallaxy Note I and Galaxy Note 2 combined, so expectations regarding the new Galaxy Note 3 are high. And it looks like the device is meeting expectations, at least for the moment.
Launched around the world in September, Samsung has sold 5 million units of Galaxy Note 3 so far - according to Korean website Hankooki, which quotes Samsung Mobile CEO JK Shin.
Currently running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, the Galaxy Note 3 will be updated to the upcoming Android 4.4 KitKat. Unfortunately, there's no official word on when this will happen. But let's hope the update will be ready before the end of the year.
A cheaper version of the Galaxy Note 3 might be introduced sometime in November. Samsung's other flagship Android smartphone for this year, the Galaxy S4, is also a success - more than 40 million units have been shipped since April.
Latest Android OS install stats are out, While Gingerbread still remains the largest major version of the platform, its dominance is decreasing steadily. As of today, Gingerbread only represented 47%, down from 50% in December.
Second place was Ice Cream Sandwich with 29$ up from 27% in December. The two versions of Jelly Bean totaled up to 10%, ICS 4.1 accounts for 9%, while ICS 4.2 is on a measly 1.2% of devices.
The decrease in Gingerbread and increase in Ice Cream Sandwich is actually welcome news, especially since we want to see more users getting the latest UI available, that remained fairly consistent throughout subsequent platform releases. Take a look at the breakdown at the screenshot.
The AOK Project updates the latest Android version's ROM and fixes bugs and supports as much as possible most features of the other previous ROM versions. You will find that updating to this version with your supported phone will be easy and seamless.
This version offers a better camera application that feature HD recording and photo editing. The latest Android also provides system and network improvements and allows your device to recognize others. The addition new features for Google Now is also much talked about. If you want to know more, see the official change log for the latest Jelly Bean.
Aside from those found in the change log, new handsets will also be able to enjoy these new features and the list just keeps on growing. AT&T's HTC One XL, Motorola Droids 3, 4, RAZR, Bionic and Sprint's Galaxy Nexus are all supported devices of the AOKP ROM.
You will need Google apps zip to flash and the Android Open Kang team suggests that you full wipe data prior to updating, so you will not get stuck to boot.