Samsung Galaxy Note

Saturday, December 22, 2012

/ by Aman Banka

Samsung Galaxy Note - Price: Rs.27500 [ Indian Market Price ]

Key Features

  1. Wi-Fi Direct
  2. Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS
  3. 8 MP Primary Camera
  4. 2 MP Secondary Camera
  5. 5.29-inch HD Super AMOLED Touchscreen
  6. 1.4 GHz Dual Core ARM Cortex-A9 Processor
  7. Full HD Recording
  8. S Pen and S Memo
The Samsung Galaxy Note is an exciting smartphone that arrives in to the market by carving out a new size category for itself. This smartphone is packed with features and applications that ensure you do not feel the need for a laptop or tablet. The Samsung Note runs on an Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system and also possesses a 1.4 GHz Dual Core ARM Cortex-A9 Processor.

This Samsung Galaxy phone has a large 5.3-inch HD Super AMOLED Touchscreen that helps you view pictures, videos, files and more with crystal clear clarity. The TouchWiz UI on the Galaxy note gives you an immersive experience. The S Pen stylus on the phone is the first of its kind and lets you sketch or make notes with ease. The S Pen works like an analog functionality which is deeply integrated into the Galaxy Note's native applications to provide a richer business experience.

The Samsung Galaxy Note is loaded with a powerful 8 megapixel camera with an LED flash to help you take pictures of high quality. This camera supports action shot, beauty, panorama, smile shot, touch focus, and image stabilization features that facilitate an effective and fun photography experience. A secondary 2 megapixel camera on the front of this phone is perfect for self-portraits. An image editor allows you to edit your images to meet your varied needs. You can record Full HD videos on the Samsung Galaxy Note at 1920 x 1080 dot pixel resolution (30 fps).


The Samsung Galaxy Note rolls out with a design and size that mobile markets have seen for the first time. There is an earphone grill at the top, just above the Samsung logo, followed by ambient light and proximity sensors to the right. The front-facing camera is located near the edge of the handset. A single rectangular button at the bottom peeks out from beneath the display, flanked by touch-sensitive backlit return and menu controls.

An accelerometer and digital compass on the Galaxy Note are in place to make handling efficient and convenient. A Barometer Sensor on this phone lets you prepare yourself and keeps you posted with the latest weather updates. On the top right of the sleek silver bezel is the the power button, with a 3.5 mm headphone jack up there too and volume rocker on the left. The micro USB connector is centered at the bottom of this Samsung phone.

Battery and Storage

A smartphone with large screen like the Galaxy note requires a powerful battery to meet your needs efficiently. This phone is powered by a Li-Ion 2500 mAh battery is capable of giving you a long talk time. The Samsung Galaxy Note has an impressive internal memory of 16 GB and is expandable up to 32 GB using microSD, microSDHC cards.

Connectivity and Features

This Samsung smartphone is suited to meet your connectivity needs. GPRS, EDGE, 3G and Wi-Fi platforms supported on this mobile phone can be used to connect to the Internet. The Wi-Fi Direct feature lets you connect and share files to other Wi-Fi devices without a router. You can access your mails instantly on the Galaxy Note.Pushmail along with Document Viewer, Document Editor, Adobe Flash 10.1 and Mobile Printing features keep your office close to you at all times.

The Social Hub feature supports Facebook and Twitter along with a long list of other applications like Google Search, Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk and Instant messenger that will entertain you and keep you close to friends on demand. The S Memo feature is another feature that lets you make a note of handwritten notes, typed text, drawings, videos, music and more, so your ideas never escape you.

AGPS enabled on the Samsung Galaxy Note will guide your path and take you to every place you want to go. This feature gives you the liberty to explore and get away to any place without having to worry about getting lost. The Android Market preloaded on the phone can be accessed to download all the applications you want to make your everyday life easier.

Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Note -

In Sales PackageHandset, Battery, Charger, Headset, Data Cable, S Pen,
User Manual, Warranty Card
Touch ScreenYes, Capacitive
Business FeaturesDocument Viewer, Document Editor, Mobile Printing,
Pushmail (Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync)
Call FeaturesConference Call, Speed Dialing, Loudspeaker, Call Timer,
Call Divert
Handset ColorsBlue & White
Operating FreqGSM - 850, 900, 1800, 1900; UMTS - 2100
OSAndroid v2.3 (Gingerbread),
Upgradable to v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
User InterfaceTouchWiz
Processor1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A9, Dual Core
GraphicsMali-400 MP
Size5.29 Inches
ResolutionWXGA, 800 x 1280 Pixels
Color16 M
Primary CameraYes, 8 Megapixel
Secondary CameraYes, 2 Megapixel
Video RecordingYes, 1920 x 1080, 30 fps
HD RecordingHD, Full HD
ZoomDigital Zoom - 4x
Other Camera FeaturesSingle Shot, Smile Shot, Beauty, Panorama Shot, Share Shot,
Action Shot, Geo-tagging, Auto Focus, Touch Focus,
Image Stabilization, White Balance, Smile Detection,
Blink Detection, Image Editor
Size82.95x146.85x9.65 mm
Weight178 g
TypeLi-Ion, 2500 mAh
Talk Time26 hrs (2G), 13 hrs (3G)
Standby Time960 hrs (2G), 820 hrs (3G)
Internal16 GB
Expandable MemorymicroSD, upto 32 GB
Internet FeaturesEmail, Adobe Flash 10.1
Pre-installed BrowserAndroid
GPRSYes, Class 12, 48 kbps
EDGEYes, Class 12
3GYes, 21 Mbps HSDPA; 5.76 Mbps HSUPA
WifiYes, 802.11 a/g/b/n
USB ConnectivityYes, micro USB, v2
TetheringWi-fi Hotspot
GPS SupportYes, A-GPS with Google Maps
BluetoothYes, v3, Supported Profiles (HS, GAP, SSP, SDAP, HSP, HFP1.5,
Audio Jack3.5 mm
Music PlayerYes, Supports MP3, WAV, eAAC, FLAC, AC3
Video PlayerYes, Supports MPEG-4, H.263, H.264, DivX, Xvid, WMV, VC-1,
3GP, HD Video Playback
FMYes, with Recording
Sound Enhancement3D Sound Technology - Earphone Only
RingtoneMP3, WAV, 32 Polyphonic
SAR Value0.209 W/Kg
Call MemoryPractically Unlimited
SMS MemoryYes
Phone Book MemoryPractically Unlimited
SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Barometer Sensor,
Digital Compass, Light Sensor, Gyroscope
Additional FeaturesS Planner, Kies PC Syn Application, Social Hub, Readers Hub,
Music Hub, Flight Mode, Caller ID, Video Recognition,
Mobile Tracker, Countdown Timer, Stop Watch, Calculator,
Alarm, World Time, MMS, Predictive Text Input, vCard,
vCalendar, DNSe Music Library, Video Editor, Video Messaging,
Video Streaming, Memo Book, MHL, Voice Input, TV Out Port
Important AppsGoogle Search, Google Mail, Google Talk, YouTube,
Android Market
1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone &
6 months warranty for in the box accessories

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