Samsung Galaxy Note

Launch: Nov, 2011

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phoneCURRY Review Summary

Based on 10 expert review(s), listed below (how is this review summary prepared?)

  • Solid build quality
  • Stunning 'Super AMOLED' display with excellent rich, vibrant, deep-contrast colors, and high-resolution
  • Nice TouchWiz enhanced Android interface (optimized for the large screen)
  • Good Web Browser
  • Good camera (good color reproduction, great video recording)
  • Great device for watching videos or playing games, because of the large screen size
  • Great audio quality
  • Rich audio and video format support
  • Bundled stylus and software make for an excellent note taking experience
  • Decent loudspeaker
  • Good battery life

  • Many people may find it too big for a phone - it's difficult to use with one hand, and can be cumbersome to handle like a normal phone

Expert Reviews

10 expert review(s), from across the web. Click through to read the full reviews!

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OS

  • Smartphone OS: Android 2.3 (Upgradeable to 4.1)

Display

  • Touchscreen (Capacitive)
  • Screen Size: 5.3 inches Medium
  • Screen Resolution: 800x1280 pixels (~ 285 pixels per inch)
  • Display Type: Super AMOLED, Scratch resistant
  • Sensors: Accelerometer

Processor/RAM

  • Processor: 1.4 GHz, Dual Core
  • RAM: 1 GB

Memory

  • Internal Memory: 16 GB
  • Expandable Memory Slot
  • Free (Included) Memory Card: 2 GB

Battery

  • Battery Capacity: 2500 mAh
  • Battery Standby: 960 hrs
  • Battery Talktime: 26.17 hrs

Dimensions

  • Weight: 178 gm Heavy
  • Thickness: 9.65 mm Medium

Camera

  • Camera: 8.0 MP
  • Camera Auto-Focus
  • Camera Flash
  • HD Video Recording
  • Other Camera Features: Touch Focus, Face Detection, Smile Detection, Blink Detection, Image Stabilization
  • Secondary Camera: 0.1 MP

Music

  • Music Player
  • FM Radio
  • FM Recording
  • Standard (3.5mm) earphone jack

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth
  • USB
  • WiFi
  • 3G
  • 2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)
  • GPS
  • Compass
  • TV Out, via MHL
  • DLNA
  • NFC

Apps

  • App Store: Google Play Store
  • Social Networking Apps
  • Email
  • Instant Messaging
  • Document Viewer + Document Editor
  • Youtube App
  • Voice Recorder
  • Voice Control

More

  • Noise Filtration
  • Stylus
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Readers Hub
  • Kies Air (Wireless syncing with your PC)
  • S Memo Notes App
  • S Planner Calendar App
  • Photo Editor
  • S Choice (Samsung Apps)
  • Lost Mobile Tracker