Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

/ by Aman Banka
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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 - Price: Rs.34900 [ Indian Market Price ]

Key Features

  1. Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS
  2. 8 MP Primary Camera
  3. 1.9 MP Secondary Camera
  4. 5.55-inch Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
  5. 1.6 GHz Quad Core Cortex-A9 Processor
  6. Full HD Recording
  7. FM Radio
  8. Wi-Fi Enabled
  9. Expandable Storage Capacity of 64 GB
The highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has finally made its way to the market. The phone comes in a bar form and is run on the impressively quick Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS. The operating system is backed up by a powerful 1.6 GHz Quad Core Cortex A-9 processor which ensures that applications on the phone are run in a smooth manner.

The screen of the phone is an enlarged 5.55-inch Super AMOLED capacitive screen which makes it a lot of fun to interact with. This display provides a high quality 1280 x 720 pixels HD resolution which is great to watch movies and video on. The phone comes with the TouchWiz user interface which serves to enhance the usability of the device. The phone possesses a Mali-400MP graphics processing unit, thus enhancing the visual experience for the user.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 features an 8 megapixel primary camera which is backed up by an LED flash to click pictures in low light. The camera doubles up to record Full HD video and play HD video as well. The camera features other useful features such as Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, Touch focus and image stabilization that serve to enhance the usability of the camera. The phone sports a 1.9 megapixel secondary camera so that the user can conduct video calling easily.


The frame of this Samsung Galaxy device is a sleek and stylish one, with straight edges meeting at nominally curved corners. The dimensions of the phone are 80.5 x 151.1 x 9.4 mm which gives it quite a slender frame and it weighs in at a hefty 180 g. The AMOLED technology present in the device makes for a highly attractive display. The phone comes with multiple useful sensors such as the accelerometer, proximity sensor, gyro sensor, barometer and geo-magnetic sensor that make the phone a highly efficient device.

Storage and Battery

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 comes with 16 GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 64 GB using a micro SD card. The device is run on a mammoth 3100 mAh Li-Ion battery for optimum battery life.

Connectivity and Features

The phone comes with a number of useful features to keep you connected to the internet from anywhere. The device comes with GPRS and EDGE technology which allow the user to connect to the internet via the 2G network. For a faster browsing experience, the phone possesses HSDPA and HSUPA technology which makes the 3G capability much quicker. This Samsung device is capable of connecting to a wireless network in the user’s immediate vicinity as the phone is WiFi capable. The phone can be tethered to another device using the WiFi hotspot functionality. Files and documents can be exchanged using the micro USB port or the Bluetooth functionality on the device.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 also acts as an excellent navigation aid in the form of Google maps which uses the A-GPS and GLONASS technology inbuilt into the phone. The phone is an active entertainment aid as it comes with a music player, video player and an FM radio. 

Social networking Apps include Twitter which will let the user stay connected to friends and family at home, work or on the move. Additionally, the phone comes with features such as Air View, Popup note, Quick command and voice input which combine with all the other features to make this Samsung galaxy device a worthy buy.

Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Note 2 -

In Sales PackageHandset, Battery, Charger, USB Cable, Headset, User Manual,
Warranty Card
Touch ScreenYes, Capacitive
Business FeaturesDocument Viewer, Document Editor, Pushmail
Call FeaturesLoudspeaker
Handset ColorsMarble White & Titanium Grey
Operating FreqGSM - 850, 900, 1800, 1900; UMTS - 2100
OSAndroid v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
User InterfaceTouchWiz
Processor1.6 GHz Cortex-A9
TypeSuper AMOLED
Size5.55 Inches
ResolutionHD, 1280 x 720 Pixels
Color16 M
Primary CameraYes, 8 Megapixel
Secondary CameraYes, 1.9 Megapixel
Video RecordingYes, 1920 x 1080, 30 fps
HD RecordingHD, Full HD
Other Camera FeaturesAuto Focus, Geo-tagging, Face and Smile Detection,
Touch Focus, Image Stabilization, Image Editor
Size80.5x151.1x9.4 mm
Weight180 g
TypeLi-Ion, 3100 mAh
Internal16 GB
Expandable MemorymicroSD, upto 64 GB
Internet FeaturesEmail
3GYes, 21 Mbps HSDPA, 5.76 Mbps HSUPA
WifiYes, 802.11 a/b/g/n
USB ConnectivityYes, micro USB, v2
TetheringWi-fi Hotspot
GPS SupportYes, A-GPS, GLONASS with Google Maps
BluetoothYes, v4
Audio Jack3.5 mm
Music PlayerYes, Supports MP3, FLAC, WAV, MIDI, eACC
Video PlayerYes, Supports MP4, DivX, XviD, WMV, AVI, FLV, MKV, WebM,
H.264, H.263, HD Video Playback
RingtoneMP3, WAV
SAR Value0.171 W/Kg
Call MemoryYes
SMS MemoryYes
Phone Book MemoryYes
SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Compass, Gyro Sensor,
Barometer, Geo-magnetic, Light Sensor
Additional FeaturesS Pen, Air View, Popup Note, Quick Command, Easy Clip,
Handwritten Notes via Email, S Note, Voice Input
Important AppsTwitter, Samsung Apps
1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone &
6 months warranty for in the box accessories

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