Samsung has brought its smartphones to the yard at Berlin’s IFA 2011 expo, debuting its new Galaxy Tab 7.7 tablet and now its huge new Android smartphone – the Samsung Galaxy Note.
If you thought the screen on the Galaxy S II was big then the Note is going to blow you away; not only does it feature Samsung’s HD Super AMOLED technology, it is significantly bigger than any other modern smartphone – getting into tablet territory here – measuring a whopping 5.3-inches.
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The Galaxy Note is billed a super-powerful smartphone that can help you record your daily life by using its S Memo application and a dedicated S Pen stylus, allowing you to sketch and write down whatever you want, when you want.
Broadening the opportunity to create new user experiences, Samsung plans to release the S Pen SDK allowing app developers to create fundamentally new applications and services incorporating the pen functionality. The stylus will help users edit photos and videos, giving increased control over various functions on your Android phone.
Inside, the Galaxy note has a dual-core 1.4GHz processor and will be HSPA＋ and LTE-enabled depending on your network, allowing for super-fast downloads and increased call-quality. It will run Google’s Gingerbread Android 2.3 operating system, snap photos and HD video with its 8-megapixel rear-facing and 2-megapixel front-facing camera, also including 1GB of RAM and 16GB or 32GB of built-in storage.
Samsung says that NFC is optional on this device, meaning it will probably be down to your carrier as to whether you can get an NFC-enabled Galaxy Note.
Release dates are yet unknown, we endeavour to find out and update accordingly.