Samsung Galaxy Note

The Samsung Galaxy Note is a unique Android smartphone; It features a large 5.3-inch touch-screen and inductive stylus. The Super AMOLED display capable of extremely rich color reproduction. Inside it sports a dual-core 1.4GHz processor and 1GB of RAM.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Jan. 25, 2012
  • Price at launch: $299.00

What You Need To Know

  • The device doesn't fit well into one category — its screen is over 5 inches large, but the Note also makes phone calls
  • The Note competes with the HTC Flyer with its capacitive stylus

Verge Review

Note: Our original review was of the unlocked, £499.99 ($784) GSM Galaxy Note. We've updated the review to reflect our impressions and tests of the $299 (with contract) AT&T model as well. Check out the Connectivity and Software sections, in particular, to see the biggest differences between the two devices. There once was a time, commonly referred to as the pre-iPad era, when people questioned if there really was a gap between laptops and smartphones for tablets to fill. The two established...

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Basic Specs

Thickness 0.38 inches
Weight 0.39 pounds
Form factor Slab
Screen size (diagonal) 5.3 inches
Operating system Android
Launch OS version 2.3

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Height 5.74 inches
Width 3.27 inches
Thickness 0.38 inches
Weight 0.39 pounds
Form factor Slab
Color White, Black, Pink
Display
Screen size (diagonal) 5.3 inches
Technology Super AMOLED HD
Pixel arrangement RGBG (PenTile)
Resolution (Y) 1280 px
Resolution (X) 800 px
PPI 285
Connectivity
GSM Yes
GSM frequencies supported 1900, 1800, 900, 850
UMTS / HSPA Yes
UMTS frequencies supported 900, 2100, 1900, 850
LTE Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi support 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version Bluetooth 3.0 + HS
Processor
Clock speed 1.4 GHz
Number of cores 2
Memory
RAM size 1 GB
Storage
Internal size 16 GB, 32 GB
External Yes
Max external size 32 GB
External type microSD
Front Camera
Resolution 2 megapixels
Rear Camera
Resolution 8 megapixels
Flash LED
Video resolution 1080p
Video framerate 24
Software
Operating system Android
Skin TouchWiz
Launch OS version 2.3
Notable apps S Memo, S Planner, S Choice
Interface
Headphone jack 3.5mm
Other ports Micro USB, MHL
Sensors
Sensors Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Accelerometer
Battery
Capacity 2500 mAh
Removable Yes
Benchmarks
Quadrant 3818
SunSpider 3053 ms
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