Samsung unveiles the Galaxy Note II
The South Korean company unveiled the revamped version of its hybrid between tablet and smartphone, with a design similar to Galaxy S III
The layout resembles the Galaxy SIII. In fact, it is made from the same materials and colors. Its dimensions are 151.1 mm x 80.5 x 9.4 mm. The company did well to narrow the housing and reduce the weight to 180 grams.
The Samsung Galaxy Note II has a Super AMOLED HD screen of 5.5”, with a resolution of 1280 × 720 pixels.
The interior carries a quad-core Exynos processor at 1.6 GHz and a Mali-400MP GPU.
The Samsung Galaxy Note II, which follows the launch of the Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet, will be offered in three versions: 16GB, 32GB or 64GB. The storage space can be expanded with a microSD card up to 64GB.
The device has two cameras: 8MP rear and 1.9 MP front for video conferencing. Both record video in Full HD.
You can connect to 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi.
The stylus that comes with the device, the S Pen, added enhancements related to ergonomics and accuracy. It is longer and thicker for more comfortable use.
The Samsung Galaxy Note II rolls out with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the latest version of Google’s operating system for mobile devices.
The dedicated device adds new software. The main programs are highlighted by Air View to preview documents by placing the S Pen over (Photo) Popup Note opens a window at any time to write a quick note. This can be done even when you are in the middle of a call; Quick Command to launch applications with a flick of the S Pen, and Screen Recorder to record screen activity and screen sharing.
The Samsung Galaxy Note II will go on sale from October at a price not yet confirmed.