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Samsung rolls out an update to the Galaxy Note, and no, it's not Android Ice Cream Sandwich

0. phoneArena 19 Jan 2012, 07:54 posted on

Samsung issued an update for the Galaxy Note 5.3" monster of a phone, and some usability tweaks are in store, taking advantage of that massive screen real estate. The most clever change is a new five-row virtual keyboard, which has the numbers constantly on top, instead of having to enter punctuation mode every time you need to key in the bid in your eBay shopping spree...

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posted on 19 Jan 2012, 08:01 3

1. redmd (Posts: 901; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


I want my ICS on the Note.

posted on 19 Jan 2012, 08:02 6

2. redmd (Posts: 901; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


I wish to have stock ICS than the Touchwized version though.

posted on 19 Jan 2012, 08:10

3. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6678; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


Dont we think we KNOW THAT?

posted on 19 Jan 2012, 08:24 3

4. henrickrw (Posts: 407; Member since: 16 Sep 2011)


good update. keep em coming samsung

posted on 19 Jan 2012, 08:34 1

5. TheLibertine (Posts: 484; Member since: 15 Jan 2012)


Yeah, i did like it. Now we have some first problems fixed they better just concentrate on 4.0 and a new Touchwiz.

posted on 19 Jan 2012, 10:20

6. OHaZZaR (Posts: 131; Member since: 19 Aug 2011)


I didn't get it, anyone know when the rest of the world'll get this update? I heard it's only distributed across europe.

posted on 19 Jan 2012, 10:23

7. skymitch89 (Posts: 1098; Member since: 05 Nov 2010)


I wonder if this device will have the "phone" look of ICS (like what's on the Galaxy Nexus) or the "tablet" look of ICS (that looks like an updated version of Honeycomb).

posted on 19 Jan 2012, 11:18 1

8. TheLibertine (Posts: 484; Member since: 15 Jan 2012)


Phone-look, i guess. Resolution and performance are good enough for tablet-graphics, but for consumers poor eyes it would be a bit to small.

posted on 19 Jan 2012, 19:33 1

9. dorfoz (Posts: 131; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


bah! Come on Samsung.. by the time ICS comes out to Galaxy Note, a better phone would be trumping the elegant device. Great OS, WEAK support. :(

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