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Samsung GALAXY Note II
720 x 1280 pixels
8 MP
1.9 MP front
Samsung Exynos 4 Quad
Quad-core, 1600 MHz
BATTERY: 3100 mAh (16h 3G talk time)
MEMORY: 64 GB + MicroSD
Announced: Aug 29, 2012
Market status: Released
Release date: Sep 27, 2012
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM


  • Big display (5.5 inches)
  • Fast mobile data support (4G)
  • HDMI connector for TV-out (via microUSB)


  • Low pixel density screen (265 ppi)




Samsung Galaxy Note II sports a slightly bigger, 5.5-inch display, a quad-core processor that gets rid of the slight lag in the original Note, and best of all Android 4.1 Jelly Bean right out of the box. The Galaxy Note II is armed with a brighter and larger 5.5” HD Super AMOLED display with resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. While this means that pixel density will be slightly lower compared to the original Note, in reality, the image quality shouldn't suffer any losses, as this screen used the standard RGB matrix, instead of PenTile, which means more subpixels, and ultimately – clarity. The bezel is slimmer, so despite the increase in screen size overall the device is not bigger. Powered by the same Samsung Exynos 4412 quad-core processor that's also found in the Galaxy S III, but clocked up, to the whopping 1.6GHz, the Note II will have no trouble running any application you can think of. The G Note II features an 8-megapixel back-side illuminated (BSI) rear camera and a 1.9-megapixel BSI front shooter. The Samsung Galaxy Note II will ship in three versions - a 16GB, 32GB and 64GB ones, with memory expandable via up to 64GB microSD cards making it possible to have as much as 128GB storage. The second-gen Note is coming with a humongous 3,100mAh battery that should get you through the day.



  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • PopupAndroid (4.4.2, 4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1), TouchWiz 4.0 UI
  • Dimensions:
    • 5.94 x 3.17 x 0.37 inches (151 x 80.5 x 9.4 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 6.44 oz (182 g)
      the average is 5.2 oz (150 g)
  • Features:
    • Stylus
  • Colors:
    • Pink, Blue, White


  • Physical size:
    • 5.5 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 265 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • Super AMOLED
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 69.90 %
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor


  • Camera:
      • Popup8 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Aperture size:

      Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

      • F2.6
    • Hardware Features:
      • Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
    • Software Features:
      • Smile detection, Self-timer, Touch to focus, Geo tagging
    • Settings:
      • Exposure compensation
    • Shooting Modes:
      • PopupBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes
  • Camcorder:
      • 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)
    • Features:
      • Video light
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 1.9 megapixels


  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Quad-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
  • Graphics processor:
      • ARM Mali-400 MP4 (Quad-Core)
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 2 GB RAM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 64 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB


  • Capacity:
    • 3100 mAh
  • Type:
    • User replaceable, Li - Ion
  • Wireless charging:
    • Optional
  • Talk time:
    • 35.00 hours
      the average is 15 h (880 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 40.8 days (980 hours)
      the average is 16 days (375 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 16.00 hours
      the average is 17 h (1014 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 37.1 days (890 hours)
      the average is 21 days (506 h)


  • Mirroring:
    • DLNA, Miracast, MHL, MirrorLink
  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Radio:
      • FM, Stereo, RDS
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker


  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
  • VoLTE:
    • Yes

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
  • Notifications:
    • Service lights (Multiple color), Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.0
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band
    • Mobile hotspot:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB Host, USB charging
  • HDMI:
      • via microUSB
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • A-GPS, Glonass
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
  • Other:
    • NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync


  • Officially announced:
    • 29 Aug 2012

Regulatory Approval

  • FCC approval:

    FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

    • Date approved:

      Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

      • 13 Sep 2012
      • FCC ID value:

        FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone

        A3LGTN7100 link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

    • Head:
      • 0.17 W/kg
    • Body:
      • 0.40 W/kg
    • Product Specific Use:
      • 0.94 W/kg
    • Simultaneous Transmission:
      • 0.95 W/kg

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This device is also known as Samsung N7100

Alternative variants

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Samsung GALAXY Note II

(HSPA+ only version)


  • Data:
    • HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Samsung GALAXY Note II 32GB


  • Built-in storage:
    • 32 GB

Samsung GALAXY Note II 16GB


  • Built-in storage:
    • 16 GB

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