Samsung Galaxy Note Review – Phone Tablet Combo
We knew that something very special was going to be launched during the Samsung Unpacked event held at Germany on September 1, 2011. The revolutionary Samsung Galaxy Note the next generation mobile phone was launched.
The Samsung Galaxy Note is a new type of smart mobile handset which combines smartphone functionality while preserving a tablet’s expansive viewing experience. With Galaxy Note in your hand you would no longer required to carry a mobile phone, tablet PC, camera, notepad, pen and stationary items along with you, instead you would be having Galaxy Note.
Galaxy Note with 5.3 inches display screen has a very special feature that no other products have. Like other mobile it has multi-touch input but this time Samsung introduces so-called S pen. According to Samsung, the S pen is completely different from the existing stylus. The S pen provided with this mobile phone allows precise, fast and rich writing and drawing capabilities. With this S pen you can freely capture and crop any screen and annotate it. For example, you can draw meeting point on Google Maps and share using the Social network with your friends or you can edit the important parts of a PowerPoint document and instantly share through the multiple communications channels. With the combination of basic input and the S pen provided with this mobile you would be able to create ideas anywhere, anytime. So that means that your creativity is always there at any time.
As I said it features a 5.3 inches HD Super AMOLED WXGA screen with sensors like accelerometer, Light sensor, Proximity sensor and Barometer. Along with that it includes dual core 1.4 GHz processor along with 1 GB of RAM. The mobile phone would be running the Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system. Its provides the best viewing experience on go.
It supports playback of video formats like MPEG 4, H.264, H.263, WMV, DivX, Xvic and VC-1 and also the playback of 1080p HD videos. Along with that various audio formats like mp3, mp4, aac, amr, wma, wav, flac and ogg are supported. The music player comes with SoundAlive and you have 3.5 mm audio jack. Stereo FM with RDS is also present. It will come with LTE and HSPA+ connectivity options along with Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi hotspot and Wi-Fi direct.
The Samsung Galaxy Note includes Samsung ChatON mobile messenger services, separate Smart Note Apps, Social Hub integrated with messaging services like email, SNS, contact and calendar Sync. It also includes Social Hub, Readers Hub and Music Hub.
Along with that Android powered by Google provides Google mobile services like Gmail, Google Talk, Google Search, YouTube, Android Market, Google Maps, Google Places and Google Latitude. The GPS navigation comes alive with AGPS support added to this mobile and it includes NFC which is optional.
It has 8 mega pixel camera on the rear side with LED flash and lots of features like action shot, beauty, panorama view, smile shot, share shot and basic function. You would no longer be required to carry a digital camera along with you when you have Samsung Galaxy Note. It also includes 2 mega pixel front camera for video calls. The rear camera provides HD video recording at 1080p at 30 fps. The internal memory is available from two variants of 16 GB/ 32 GB and an additional microSD card slot with maximum of 32 GB add-on card.
Samsung Galaxy Note is powered with Lithium ion 2500 mAh battery which provides excellent battery backup. Though its 5.3 inches and has powerful battery along with S Pen this mobile weights 178 grams.
Samsung Galaxy Note Price & Availability
Samsung announced this at IFA 2011 but its the news after that its not the best as the users who are eagerly waiting for this intriguing handset. Samsung representatives has said that users would have to wait until 2012 January to see this phone in the UK market. After UK launch, the US launch would be followed soon than the worldwide users will have a hang on it.
Finally to sum it up, Galaxy Note is a super smartphone with the powerful hardware performance that every awaits, the await is longer than expected.