Samsung has begun its GALAXY Note II World Tour 2012 in Seoul this morning announcing the release of its GALAXY Note II phablet in the country. The Galaxy Note 2 is now available for purchase in Korea through all three major telecom carriers SKT, LG U+ and KT. While this is only the beginning of a larger series of events throughout the world, the phablet will be released globally in 128 countries via 260 carriers.
The 16GB GALAXY Note II is already available in Korea from all the above major carriers and in Hong Kong via 1ShopMobile.com retailer the unlocked model for $710 ($5,500 Hong Kong dollars). It should also be available in Europe by the end of the week in Germany, France and on October 1st in the United Kingdom.