2011 has proven to be a very significant year for Samsung. Not only did they release the Samsung Galaxy S2 – a respectable phone with a reputation that holds its own; there’s also a Galaxy Note, the first 5.3” phone-tablet with an S Pen Stylus. Samsung also holds the privilege of releasing the 3rd Nexus phone – the Galaxy Nexus – running Android 4.0, and the first ever Android phone with hardware acceleration. They also clinched the top smartphone manufacturer in Q3 of 2011, as well as surpassed Symbian to become the No.1 manufacturer in South East Asia.
These are causes for celebration – and at the South East Asia Galaxy Note World Tour in Jakarta, Android [...]
The Samsung Galaxy Note is one of the latest devices from Samsung. It comes with the revolutionary S Pen – which allows users to use the “stylus” as as input devices to create content and media, previously unavailable to swipe and touch interfaces.
Today, we’re taking a closer look at the S Pen, the device that comes together with the Note.
With the S Pen, the user will able to create notes and memos, through Samsung’s proprietary app called S Memo. The S Memo is integrated into TouchWiz, and the icon appears in all homescreens as well as within the App drawer.
The are several ways to launch the S Memo app from your [...]
We have some fantastic news for those of you that have just purchased (or are thinking of) a shiny new Galaxy S2 or Galaxy Note, as Samsung has just confirmed they will be upgraded to Ice Cream Sandwich – Android 4.0. Also, Samsung confirmed a few other devices that would be getting the upgrade, which include the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, 8.9, 7.7 and 7.0 Plus.
Looks like Samsung is trying to change their reputation for poor software, and slow upgrades. Considering they are one of the first Android manufacturers to come clean with their intentions, and coupled with the fact that they have confirmed a few devices of theirs will be getting ICS, it looks like [...]
In this video, we give you a quick run through on the hardware of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note. It’s hardware proved to be stunningly fast, and the display was an absolute marvel to behold. Check our hands on video below for an unboxing, our first impressions, and a quick run through of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note.
There will always be the argument about whether this device is too big or not – and we will have to leave that to you.You’ve seen the video, now continue to the hands on review of the Galaxy Note with tons of high res images!
Not surprisingly, it seems there is no limit to how big displays for our mobile devices can get. Enter the Samsung Galaxy Note, a massively proportioned 5.3 inch smartphone/mini-tablet, with specs to die for. When is it coming? How much will it cost? Why do you want it? It is set to arrive in the UK on November 1st, and will be heading to Asia shortly thereafter, and from the there, it should arrive in the US in time for the holidays. What makes this device special is the following:5.3″ HD Super AMOLED touchscreen WXGA (1280×800, 285ppi) powered by a 1.4 Ghz dual core Exynos processor 1GB of RAM Stylus support Massive 2500 mAh battery
Samsung’s recently debuted smartphone-tablet hybrid Android device, the Samsung Galaxy Note, just received clearance from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
FCC documents filed for the Samsung Galaxy Note suggest communication components compatible with AT&T’s 4G network.
Assigned FCC ID AL3GTI9220 (Samsung handset model GT-I9220), the Samsung Galaxy Note is expected to be launched in the U.S. or Europe in 2012 yet, although the likelihood of its release in Canada this year is great. Samsung released variants of its global blockbuster smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S II, to the Canadian market first before the phone [...]
Samsung’s been busy this week. Everyone knew about the release of the long-awaited Galaxy S II smartphone for the US market. The big surprise of this week was something else: an Android smartphone/tablet with a stylus called the Galaxy Note.
Looking at it, the device’s big attraction for consumers is the large 5.3-inch HD display. Using Samsung’s Super AMOLED technology and having a 1280 x 800 resolution, it’s pretty impressive. But it does make the phone a bit huge – which sets it beyond the normal smartphone category.
Which is correct since Samsung is classifying the Galaxy Note as a “Smart Mobile Device” with [...]
The IFA is touted as the biggest consumer electronics trade show in the world. Does it beat CES? That I’m not sure but I do know it is a great place to catch up with the latest gadgets the big guys have to offer. It’s especially interesting what’s available this year in terms of Android: lots of new tablets, phones and then some. Here’s a few notable devices from this year’s German event.Samsung Galaxy Note
Undoubtedly my favorite in the show, this device from Samsung is “not a phone, not yet a tablet”. If you’ve handled the Dell Streak, this is something similar but slimmer. The 5.3-inch screen makes it more comfortable [...]
Yesterday at IFA Samsung sent a message to all their competitors that they take the Android ecosystem very seriously, and they want to be not only the biggest player in it, but also the best one. One of their stars was a new type of smartphone/mini-tablet of 5.3″ that brings us an HD resolution of 1280×800 on a SuperAMOLED display. Samsung believes the Note is a new type of device, with the largest possible display and resolution, while still fitting in your pocket.
The phone is also Samsung’s fastest phone yet, sporting a dual core 1.4 Ghz Exynos chip. It comes with a 8 MP rear camera and a 2 MP front camera, has 1 GB of RAM, a 2500 mAh battery, it [...]