The turnout also bodes well for the Note name, which was put in jeopardy last year when the ill-fated Note 7 was recalled worldwide for volatile battery issues.
Samsung for life
Despite the Note 7's reputation-damaging recall, Samsung fans didn't seem to waver. Out of 5,000 Note users Samsung polled afterwards, an impressive 85% reportedly said they'd give the brand another chance.
The Galaxy Note 8 hits store shelves in the US and UK this Friday, September 15. The phablet releases in Australia a week later, on September 22.
In the meantime, Apple fans (as well as the 15% of Note owners from the poll looking for an alternative) will have a lot of options to consider later this year.
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