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Samsung GALAXY Note II Verizon Remove phone

Posted: 19 Sep 2012
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Ting
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Posted: 26 Nov 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.4.2, 4.1)Android (4.0), TouchWiz UX UI 
Dimensions5.94 x 3.17 x 0.37 inches (151 x 81 x 9 mm)5.39 x 2.80 x 0.34 inches (137 x 71 x 8.6 mm ) 
Weight6.42 oz (182 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
4.72 oz (133 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
 
Materials Main body: plastic 
FeaturesStylus  
ColorsBlue, WhiteBlack, Brown, Blue, White 
Display
Physical size5.5 inches4.8 inches 
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels720 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 ppi306 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 AMOLEDSuper AMOLED 
Screen-to-body ratio69.90 %65.23 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass) 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
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 
Camera sensor size 1/3" 
FeaturesSmile detection, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), AutofocusBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), CMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Face detection, Geo tagging, Self-timer 
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets 
Shooting ModesBurst mode, Panorama, ScenesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo callingDigital image stabilization, Video calling 
Front-facing camera1.9 megapixels1.9 megapixels 
Hardware
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.

Exynos 4 QuadQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus 
Model4412MSM8960 
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-A9Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Krait 
Graphics processorARM Mali-400 MP4 (Quad-Core)Adreno 225 
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.

2048 MB RAM2048 MB RAM 
Built-in storage16 GB32 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Capacity3100 mAh2100 mAh 
Wireless chargingOptionalOptional 
Talk time22.00 hours
the average is 15 h (881 min)
15.00 hours
the average is 15 h (881 min)
 
Stand-by time 8.3 days (200 hours)
the average is 16 days (379 h)
 
Stand-by time (3G)10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 24 days (567 h)
  
Stand-by time (4G)12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 23 days (550 h)
  
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Technology
CDMA

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

800, 1900 MHz800, 1900 MHz 
FDD LTE700 (band 13) MHz1900 (band 2) MHz 
DataLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSLTE 
Micro SIM Yes 
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, GlonassGPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI) 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingUSB Host, USB charging 
HDMIvia microUSBvia microUSB 
OtherNFC, DLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, DLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsService lights, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights (Multiple color), Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s) Yes 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, BarometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3M4, T3 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced19 Sep 2012Yes 
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

28 Sep 201201 Jun 2012 
FCC ID value: A3LSCHI605 linkFCC ID value: A3LSCHI535 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).

   
Head0.24 W/kg0.35 W/kg 
Body0.58 W/kg0.93 W/kg 
Product Specific Use0.58 W/kg0.93 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission0.82 W/kg1.29 W/kg 

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