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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2. redmd (Posts: 1250; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)
I wish to have stock ICS than the Touchwized version though.
3. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)
Dont we think we KNOW THAT?
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.
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.
7. skymitch89 (Posts: 1292; 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).
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.
9. dorfoz (Posts: 149; 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. :(