Alcatel One Touch Scribe HD vs Samsung Galaxy Note II - first look
1. Commentator posted on 26 Feb 2013, 11:49 7 0
I don't understand why a phone that incorporates a stylus as an integral part of its operation wouldn't include a place to hold it. Even old, tiny Windows Mobile devices had sheathes for styli.
Also, in the second paragraph you used the word "latter" twice in the same sentence. I'm sure you meant "the real-life performance of the former won't disappoint."
3. g2a5b0e posted on 26 Feb 2013, 12:15 6 0
I agree. Same with the LG Vu/Intuition. I bet countless users have already lost them. I love my Note 2 because I can't walk 10 feet with my phone in hand without it telling me that I haven't replaced the stylus.
2. ama3654 posted on 26 Feb 2013, 11:56 7 0
The Galaxy note 2 in its own league in terms of productivity compared to any other phone/phablet at the moment.
6. Joshing4fun posted on 26 Feb 2013, 12:40 5 0
So right. I haven't seen another phablet even rival the Note 2. The contenders always come with some major flaw that always discounts them immediately: awkward design, weak specs, poor screen, etc.
8. Jeradiah3 posted on 26 Feb 2013, 14:12 0 0
Until someone comes up with a NEW innovation with phablets, The Note 2 and those after it will be in a league of their own
4. ryq24 posted on 26 Feb 2013, 12:21 1 8
Most people don't use the stylus anymore after a few month buying note 2.
7. urtard (banned) posted on 26 Feb 2013, 12:46 3 0
Wrong. One of the reason why people buy the note 2 is because of the stylus and they love using the stylus.
9. g2a5b0e posted on 26 Feb 2013, 15:27 3 0
Do you even own one? Do you even know anyone that owns one? I use my stylus so much that I can't imagine going back to an Android that doesn't have one or has a smaller screen. I guess my next phone will have to be a Galaxy Note 3.
13. richardyarrell2011 (banned) posted on 27 Feb 2013, 06:59 1 0
Exactly, The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is the BEST ultimate all purpose productivity device ever made since the inception of android. It's overall true multitasking abilities rival anything ever. The multi Window feature alone simply pisses on all smartphones on the market. And point blank the daily battery life is industry leading out of any device on the market. Never again will i own a normal smartphone that just turns on without any capabilities. My NEXT DEVICE will be the Galaxy Note 3 in October 2013. My current Galaxy Note 2 will become my backup device when the Note 3 is launched
14. g2a5b0e posted on 27 Feb 2013, 12:49 0 0
I always love your passion & enthusiam, RIchard. I see so many of your posts here & on T-Mobile News. Keep it up. The haters don't matter.
10. Jeradiah3 posted on 26 Feb 2013, 15:43 1 0
I dont have the Note II and I know how important and useful the S-Pen is. I'll wait on the Note III as well
11. ebubekir26 posted on 26 Feb 2013, 16:23 1 0
absolutely wrong, the stylus on the Galaxy Note series is one of the best feutures people like, it's very handy, I use it almost everyday on my Galaxy Note II for quick notes or anything else, no one can beat Samsung in phablets
12. RomeoJDR posted on 26 Feb 2013, 21:20 1 0
Alcatel is trying to manipulate consumers with the included stylus and name scribe into thinking they are getting the same features as found in the Note. The stylus is the same type that can be purchased for any phone or tablet and works no better than your finger whereas Samsungs Wacom stylus offers the precision necessary for handwriting, drawing, photoshop...etc. I'm sure Samsung had to pay quite a bit for including the Wacom pen tech and the only other products that come close would be N-Trig pen enabled. The only thing these phones have in common is size and a misleading similar name.