Samsung Announces GALAXY Note [Photos & Specs]

Today, Samsung unveiled a wide range of its new smart products at IFA 2011 in Berlin, Germany. Samsung has now developed a huge sized smartphoneGALAXY Note’, that features the world’s first and the largest 5.3-inch HD Super AMOLED display. It maintains a perfect balance between smartphone portability and a tablet’s expansive viewing experience. Note comes with an advanced pen-input technology, called S Pen, that offers a new type of user experience on its full touch screen.

The Galaxy Note is powered by a 1.4GHz dual-core processor, runs on Android 2.3, has a high-resolution screen, 8MP rear camera with LED flash and a 2MP front camera. Measuring just 9.65mm thick and weighing 102g, the Note is designed to fit comfortably in a pocket to offer true portability.

GALAXY Note_front     GALAXY Note_back

Video – Samsung Galaxy Note in action

Samsung GALAXY Note Specifications


HSPA+ 21Mbps  850/900/1900/2100
EDGE/GPRS  850/900/1800/1900

Processor  -  1.4GHz Dual Core Processor

Display  -  5.3” WXGA (1280×800, 285ppi) HD Super AMOLED

OS  -  Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)


Main (Rear) : 8 MP with LED Flash
Front : 2 MP
Action Shot, Beauty, Panorama Shot, Smile Shot, Share Shot


Video : MPEG4, H.264, H.263, WMV, DivX, Xvid, VC-1Recording 1080p@24~30fps, Playing 1080p@30fps


Music Player with SoundAlive
3.5mm Ear Jack, Stereo FM Radio with RDS

Value-added Features

  • Samsung Apps
  • Samsung Kies 2.0/ Samsung Kies air
  • Samsung TouchWiz/ Samsung L!ve Panel UX
  • Samsung ChatON mobile communication service (Downloadable via Samsung Apps)
  • Smart Note Apps
  • S Pen / Pen UX
  • Social Hub
    – Integrated Messaging (Email, SNS), Contacts/ Calendar Sync
    – Basic: POP3/IMAP Email
  • Social Hub, Readers Hub , Music Hub
  • Google Mobile Services
    – Gmail, Google Talk, Google Search, YouTube, Android Market
    – Google Maps with Google Places and Google Latitude
  • A-GPS
  • Enterprise Solutions
    – ODE, EAS, CCX, MDM, VPN, WebEx
  • NFC (optional)


Bluetooth v 3.0
USB 2.0 + HS
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Direct

Sensor  -  Accelerometer, Proximity

Memory  -  150MB + 2GB inbox + microSD (up to 32GB)

Size  -  110 × 58.2 × 12.3 mm,

Weight  -  102.4g


Battery (Standard) Li-on, 1,200mAh
Talk Time : Up to 13 hours(2G), Up to 4.6 hours(3G)
Standby Time : Up to 570 hours(2G), Up to 390 hours(3G)

Availability & Pricing – The availability and price of Galaxy Note is not announced yet.


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