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Android News 30 December 2013 – 12:00 GMT / 07:00 EST:

1. Samsung Managed to Sell More than 40 Million Tablets in 2013

Well, the numbers are just impressive! According to FNN News, the number of Samsung tablets sold in 2013 reached 40 million which is exactly as much as predicted in early 2013. The report’s details suggest that the Korean sold 9.1 million tablets in Q1 2013, 8.4 million in Q2, 10.5 million in Q3 and 12 million and counting in the current season.

Great sales of Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 and Galaxy Tab 10.1 (2014 edition) are the main reasons for this achievement, and according to several reports Samsung is strongly looking forward to increasing the tablet sales to 100 million units in the upcoming year.

Source (in Korean)


2. Verizon’s “End of Year Savings” Promotion Started and Ends in Less Than 32 Hours

Verizon’s announced the device eligible for the End of Year Savings offers and you can get variety of phones and tablets with discounted prices and deals.

The sales include these devices: DROID Mini, DROID Ultra, DROID Maxx, HTC One, Galaxy S4 mini, Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, and Galaxy Note 10.1. You’ll also offered a $100 Verizon gift card as well as free first payment and plus activation, when you trade up to Verizon edge.

Since the sales will end in less than 32 hours, you still have time to make your mind and start the New Year with a new deal.

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3. Galaxy Note Pro Does Exists and is Headed to AT&T

Galaxy Note Pro is probably the first wave of tablets with screen size larger than 10 inches (To be more precise 12.2 inch), and according to @evleaks the device will be headed to AT&T sometime in the future, and the earliest time might be as soon as January at CES or February at MWC.