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Samsung Galaxy Note: Too Big For Galaxy S II But To Small For Galaxy Tab 10.1.

Updated on July 11, 2012

Perhaps Samsung think they can prevent what happen to Dell Streak, when Dell axed its 5-inch phone and when they introduced its own 5.3-inch smartphone-tablet crossover called the Galaxy Note. The slender Android 2.3, Samsung Galaxy Note, blurs the line between phones and tablets, comes with a bundled stylus for those who don't want to use their fingers and need I mentioned, it's also named against their naming convention (the Galaxy W, Galaxy M Pro, Galaxy Y and Galaxy Y Pro and etc.).

Samsung Galaxy Note
Samsung Galaxy Note

Samsung Galaxy Note : The General Introduction.

The Largest Super Amoled HD Display. Even Samsung Call It The New Type Of Smartphone

Samsung GALAXY Note Product Specifications

Network

HSPA 21Mbps 850/900/1900/2100

EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900

Processor

1.4GHz Dual Core Processor

Display

5.3" WXGA(1280x800, 285ppi) HD Super AMOLED

OSCamera

Main(Rear) : 8 MP with LED Flash

Front : 2 MP

Action Shot, Beauty, Panorama Shot, Smile Shot, Share Shot

Video

Video : MPEG4, H.264, H.263, WMV, DivX, Xvid, VC-1Recording 1080p@24~30fps, Playing 1080p@30fps

Audio

Codec : MP3, AAC, AMR, WMA, WAV, FLAC, OGG

Music Player with SoundAlive

3.5mm Ear Jack, Stereo FM Radio with RDS

Value-added Features

Social Hub

- Integrated Messaging(Email, SNS), Contacts/ Calendar Sync

- Basic: POP3/IMAP Email

Social Hub, Readers Hub , Music Hub

GoogleTM Mobile Services

- GmailTM, Google TalkTM, Google SearchTM, YouTubeTM, Android Market TM,

- Google MapsTM with Google Places and Google Latitude

A-GPS

Enterprise Solutions

- ODE, EAS, CCX, MDM, VPN, WebEx

NFC(optional)

Social Hub

Integrated Messaging(Email, SNS), Contacts/ Calendar Sync

Basic: POP3/IMAP Email

Social Hub, Readers Hub , Music Hub

GoogleTM Mobile Services

GmailTM, Google TalkTM, Google SearchTM, YouTubeTM, Android Market TM,

Google MapsTM with Google Places and Google Latitude

A-GPS

Enterprise Solutions

ODE, EAS, CCX, MDM, VPN, WebEx

NFC(optional)

Connectivity

Bluetooth technology v 3.0 HS

USB 2.0 HOST

WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct

Sensor

Accelerometer, Light, Digital compass, Proximity, Barometer

Memory

16/32GB Internal Memory + microSD (up to 32GB)

Size

145.85x82.95x9.65 mm

Battery

Standard battery, Li-on 2,500 mAh

Introduction To Samsung Galaxy Note

Samsung Galaxy Note - A Revival Of Stylus

Stylus became death after the introduction of iPhone. Samsung added a stylus to the Galaxy Note, which is dubbed the S Pen.

However, unlike my good old iPaq, the Galaxy Note comes with a series of dedicated apps, the S Pen Apps, that will use the full potential of this stylus and make things even more attractive for developers. The stylus works with a bunch of built-in apps, including calendar, to-do, and note taking. Third-party developers will also be able to add S Pen functionality to their apps.

Samsung also released an S Pen SDK in order to help anyone built apps for this new device.

Get The Feel Of Samsung Galaxy Note By Trying Out Samsung Galaxy S II

While Samsung Galaxy Note not yet available in the market but you can get the feel of this device by buying Samsung Galaxy S II, since both use the same specification minus the stylus.

Other than screen - most notably the tucked in S Pen stylus, which might not be exactly a new feature for smartphones (remember HP iPaq), but more as a revival to Stylus. Its connectivity package is pretty comprehensive with both LTE and HSPA+ radios, backed up by a 2,500mAh battery, the biggest we've seen in a smartphone (even Samsung call it a smartphone, look at the 1st video). Perhaps the next best question should be, is bigger necessarily better?

Between Samsung Galaxy Note, Samsung Galaxy S II and Samsung Tab?

Will You Buy Samsung Galaxy Note?

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Ipad mini

Will Ipad Mini Kill Galaxy Note

Apple 'set to unveil smaller 7-inch iPad Mini in time for Christmas'

According to American business experts Bloomberg, Apple is currently developing a budget version of its best-selling tablet, dubbed the iPad Mini, which may be unveiled in October.

The proposed mini iPad is expected to feature a 7-inch screen, significantly smaller than the current 9.7-inch version. Apple's retina screen will also be dropped from the budget model according to Bloomberg, but will have the same amount of pixels at the iPad 2.

However an 'iPad Mini' would contradict the assertion made by late Apple founder Steve Jobs about the possibility of smaller versions of the tablet.

'The 7-inch tablets are tweeners: too big to compete with a smartphone, and too small to compete with an iPad,' Jobs said in 2010. 'They are going to be DOA.'

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      samsung-galaxy lm 

      4 years ago

      great lens!!! i actually have the samsung s4. I think i see the s5 in my future!

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      neoglitch17 

      6 years ago

      Now I know what I will be getting for xmas. Very informative lens, thank you! :D

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