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Samsung Galaxy Note II specs preview

0. phoneArena 27 Jul 2012, 06:12 posted on

Let's try to extract the vital, most important info from all the speculations and see how the Galaxy Note II is shaping up in terms of specs...

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posted on 27 Jul 2012, 06:33 6

1. Grishm (Posts: 52; Member since: 18 May 2012)


Galaxy Note! One of the fewest good phones manufactured by Samsung.

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 06:45 6

3. s.mrabet (Posts: 117; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


Why is that?

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 07:01 21

5. dickwyn (Posts: 601; Member since: 07 May 2012)


Apple cant sue it

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 07:14 17

8. Ohrules (Posts: 325; Member since: 11 Jun 2012)


how about "the note looks like a smaller iPad"?

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 07:25 14

10. bigdawg23 (Posts: 391; Member since: 25 May 2011)


LOL. But your right they will try some how.

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 18:26 1

22. DigitalBoy05 (Posts: 203; Member since: 04 Jun 2011)


thats called the iphone ;)

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 09:00 2

14. monkeytown (Posts: 108; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)


would be funny if it wasn´t sad :(

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 06:35 16

2. som (Posts: 768; Member since: 10 Nov 2009)


Great for Samsung for not suing others copied screen size 5.3 - 5.5 gigantic phone. Rotten Apple filed lawsuits and expected Samsung to pay $2.5 billions for "the looks and feels" on Samsung Galaxy S to iPhone. Apple's CEOs are very crazy people like Steve Jobs and now Tim is trying to Cooks Samsung.

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 10:57 1

20. nofear (Posts: 151; Member since: 22 Jun 2012)


I really want to ask Apple to come over and to LOOK and FEEL T-H-I-S!

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 07:06 6

6. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)


We need hard cold facts; not iRumors.

U.S. Carrier Availability?
Release Date?
Exact Size?
Verizon?
Verizon?
Verizon?

posted on 28 Jul 2012, 10:32

29. laheelahee (Posts: 213; Member since: 09 Apr 2012)


Verizon? Yes, Please!

posted on 29 Jul 2012, 01:48

33. xcasasx (Posts: 24; Member since: 03 Mar 2012)


i dont think verizon will get it lol but 9/10 AT&T will ;]
big chile

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 07:12

7. Samsomesh (Posts: 180; Member since: 11 Jun 2012)


Screen size is really very giant.!

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 07:32

12. ardent1 (Posts: 1999; Member since: 16 Apr 2011)


Samsung will make the "fat phone" narrower so it will be easier or more comfortable to hold. Basically, it will be more rectangular than the first generation.

posted on 28 Jul 2012, 01:45

26. anywherehome (Posts: 971; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)


If you dont need to work, dont buy it an buy just iPhone as a toy for children ;)

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 07:18 4

9. TimTebow (Posts: 70; Member since: 14 Feb 2012)


more fail from samsung if those specs are true.

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 07:25 2

11. SlimSoulja86 (Posts: 642; Member since: 03 Nov 2011)


Ohhhkay!

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 08:40 9

13. ph00ny (Posts: 606; Member since: 26 May 2011)


That's what people said about S3

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 09:01 5

15. u-suck-more (Posts: 529; Member since: 26 Aug 2011)


i dont care how ''great'' the Note 2 is going to be, im NOT getting it. cos my current Galaxy Note is a piece of junk and i f**king hate it! and the Galaxy Note is suppose to be the ''best dual core phone'', so yea, NEVER GETTING SAMSUNG AGAIN! been let down by Samsung twice already

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 10:53 1

17. nofear (Posts: 151; Member since: 22 Jun 2012)


Try MOTO MAXX! It is a sign of your personality and Samsung device compatibility issue.

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 11:54 2

21. mandkeee (Posts: 78; Member since: 27 Feb 2009)


completey true..
if you wanna buy android device???
HTC or moto are way better....because at least they dont copy from apple that much....
samsung = copycat

posted on 28 Jul 2012, 03:45 1

27. u-suck-more (Posts: 529; Member since: 26 Aug 2011)


yes i agree. in fact the only android phnes im ever going to get will be LG, Sony or Moto.

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 19:08 3

23. ChangMin2012 (Posts: 87; Member since: 14 Apr 2012)


Want a phone that is superior in every way than samsung? Try Sony Xperia. Best phone ever.

posted on 26 Aug 2012, 19:51

43. remixfa (Posts: 14191; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


yea.. unless you compare it to a galaxy phone. Its inferior in every way hardware wise.

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 23:32

25. Jasonhunterx (Posts: 110; Member since: 20 Jul 2011)


Root it an i don't see what is wrong with the phone hardware is excellent

posted on 28 Jul 2012, 03:47

28. u-suck-more (Posts: 529; Member since: 26 Aug 2011)


how is e hardware excellent? kinetic scrolling is so choppy, the phone hangs and it lags even when i scroll through pages! and mind u, i dont have many apps on my phone. im not going to root it. the phone is like 3 months old only.

posted on 28 Jul 2012, 23:39

31. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5649; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


i'd find that hard to believe if you have the International Variant but if you have the Crapdragon powered US Variant then i could find that a little more believable.

posted on 29 Jul 2012, 07:33

34. u-suck-more (Posts: 529; Member since: 26 Aug 2011)


well it is true. looks like exynos isnt as great as i thought. oh FYI, the phone lags worse than my Optimus 3D and my Optimus 3D has never hanged on me before, but the far superior Note has for some odd reason

posted on 29 Jul 2012, 13:08

35. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5649; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


it must be something with your particular device then because nothing with Exynos lags. the Note wouldn't be THAT much better than the 3D being that it uses an OMAP4430 which is second to the Exynos from SoCs from that generation but the Note should be noticeably faster.

posted on 08 Aug 2012, 22:21

38. u-suck-more (Posts: 529; Member since: 26 Aug 2011)


but considering that the Note has almost 50% more RAM and that Samsung is known for good software optimization and LG isn't, shouldn't the Note be significantly better??

posted on 26 Aug 2012, 19:45

42. brandnew234 (Posts: 18; Member since: 12 Aug 2012)


Laggy? Heard of project butter? 60 fps all the time. Faster then apple stuff.

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 09:46

16. superguy (Posts: 271; Member since: 15 Jul 2011)


"However, it turned out that there is a market for such kind of device, which attempts to fill the gap between a smartphone and a tablet"

Um ya ... Have you been to Korea lately? Notes are EVERYWHERE. Some even had TV antennas on them. I saw tons of Koreans using them, and they're very heavily advertised.

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 10:55

18. nofear (Posts: 151; Member since: 22 Jun 2012)


I'm certain that Verizon is going to have this one their shelve.

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 10:55

19. Hammerfest (Posts: 370; Member since: 12 May 2012)


I swear, if they put a lower resolution and s**ttier aspect ratio on the screen, im done with Samsung... 16:10 is the PERFECT aspect ratio, 1280x800, 1440x900, 1680x1050, or 1920x1200 are all perfectly acceptable resolutions...

posted on 28 Jul 2012, 23:37

30. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5649; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


i think this will have...

same "pebble" design philosophy as the SIII but bigger as this will make holding this gargantuan phone much easier.

720p Display w/ HDSA+ Technology.

an Exynos 4412 but maybe + versions of both the SIII and Note II w/ the 5250 will come at around early upgrade time for SII owners if not then i guess that beauty will come in the SIV.

same 8MP that's in the SIII but maybe a higher resolution for the FF camera because of the Device's Tablet Nature.

Jelly Bean w/ TWUX, especially considering that the SIII is supposedly getting it next month. i wouldn't cross your fingers though.

posted on 28 Jul 2012, 23:40

32. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5649; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


*5.5" 720p Display w/ HDSA+ Technology.

posted on 26 Aug 2012, 19:53

44. remixfa (Posts: 14191; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


At minimum it should be a slightly overclocked 4412. I still think there's a small chance of a E5 dual though. Gots my fingers crossed. throw it up to 2 gig of ram and a 10mpx camera!!! yea... no, but its a nice though though :). z

I really doubt it wont have 4.1 on it. That would just be ridiculous

posted on 31 Jul 2012, 15:39

36. cangie (Posts: 14; Member since: 31 Jul 2012)


cant wait for this!

posted on 08 Aug 2012, 17:11

37. PhoneFanatic.com (Posts: 3; Member since: 16 Jul 2012)


Get the T-Mobile Galaxy Note for FREE if you are a new customer or for $29.99 for upgrade customers at Walmart. This is a phenomenal deal. You can even get the no contract version for $350. Pair it with a T-Mobile prepaid plan to save a ton of money.

posted on 12 Aug 2012, 23:21

39. bomariam1 (Posts: 30; Member since: 08 May 2012)


the note is a powerfull tool, and a thiner one, faster core and flix screen will be a killer phone.

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