First Samsung GALAXY Note commercial surfaces: makes you rethink the stylus
0. phoneArena 25 Oct 2011, 07:08 posted on
The Samsung GALAXY Note shocked us with its 5.3-inch display and built-in capacitive stylus, but come to think about it, there's a lot of meaningful use for such rich screen estate…
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1. android_hitman (unregistered)
i have to feel it in the hand... samsung dissapoints me at build quality
7. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)
you mean build materials? their actual build quality is second to none on flagship devices.
9. 2fasst (Posts: 6; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)
Yes, build material needs improving. Samsung typically uses cheap plastics. Where as Motorola Droid series are usually very nice high-end aluminum
11. roldefol (Posts: 4097; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
That's changed. The Droid 3 and Bionic have plastic backs for weight savings. Motorolas still feel better though because they use soft-touch coatings.
13. simplyj (Posts: 404; Member since: 23 Dec 2009)
Samsung uses carbon fiber in their flagship phones...
2. ivanko34 (Posts: 617; Member since: 04 Sep 2011)
sure apple is going to steal the idea and put a patent on it
8. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)
iphone5, now with the newly invented stylus! now taco can claim apple invented that first.. lol
4. Alantef (Posts: 288; Member since: 14 Sep 2011)
now is it gonna be priced as a phone or as a tab???? i want this but i'm NOT dropping around $400 for this on contract i would spend $500-$600 off contract but i have the feelings this is gonna be expensive ($700-$800)
6. roldefol (Posts: 4097; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
Split the difference? $300? I think they're marketing it as a phone, even though I can't imagine holding that giant slab up to my face. I'm sure anyone with sidetalking nostalgia will enjoy it though.
5. som (Posts: 768; Member since: 10 Nov 2009)
Most of Samsung products are made from plastic if you like aluminum go to Apple but every in Apple products are not made by Apple.
10. chuckyoo (Posts: 34; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
I am liking this phone more and more. I hope it can be updated to ICS.
12. twashington4 (Posts: 81; Member since: 24 May 2010)
As a phone...way too big...as a pad...almost too small, but good for a mom to drop in her purse. :-) I don't see a lot of sales of this.
14. CivicSi89 (Posts: 348; Member since: 23 Jul 2011)
i said it before and ill say it again. AWESOME!!!! I FOUND MY DELL STREAK REPLACEMENT!!!!
15. jbquigley (Posts: 1; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)
As a business owner, I say build the darn thing with solid materials, make it available on the Verizon network as a 4G phone, include ICS and I will buy 100 of them!!!
16. Dude2 (Posts: 38; Member since: 27 Oct 2011)
Most business and technical professionals will have a devise like this with a styli. This is something that can be used for productive work, not just consumption.