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 Package
Handset, Battery, Charger, USB Cable, Headset, User Manual, Warranty Card
Single SIM, GSM
Document Viewer, Document Editor, Pushmail
Marble White & Titanium Grey
GSM - 850, 900, 1800, 1900; UMTS - 2100
Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
1.6 GHz Cortex-A9
HD, 1280 x 720 Pixels
Yes, 8 Megapixel
Yes, 1.9 Megapixel
Yes, 1920 x 1080, 30 fps
HD, Full HD
Other Camera Features
Auto Focus, Geo-tagging, Face and Smile Detection, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization, Image Editor
Li-Ion, 3100 mAh
MEMORY & STORAGE
microSD, upto 64 GB
INTERNET & CONNECTIVITY
Yes, 21 Mbps HSDPA, 5.76 Mbps HSUPA
Yes, 802.11 a/b/g/n
Yes, micro USB, v2
Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS with Google Maps
Yes, Supports MP3, FLAC, WAV, MIDI, eACC
Yes, Supports MP4, DivX, XviD, WMV, AVI, FLV, MKV, WebM, H.264, H.263, HD Video Playback