Alleged Samsung Galaxy Note II front panel poses for the camera, again with a 5.5-inch screen

Alleged Samsung Galaxy Note II front panel poses for the camera, again with a 5.5-inch screen
Today, August 15th is the day when we expect Samsung to redeliver the news about the upcoming launch of the Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet, but it's also just the right time for another leaked image showing another Galaxy Note product, this time a 5.5-inch phone, will look like. This picture is surprisingly not all that blurry and allegedly comes straight from one of Samsung's factories.

Does this give it any more credibility than the image we saw leak yesterday? It's clear that the two are completely different. On yesterday's image the Galaxy Note II is depicted as having a rounded home key while here the rectangular button from the original remains. A ruler measuring just 5.5 inches on the diagonal proves that the screen would be slightly bigger on the new Note.

Also, we are looking at a very squarish device, with none of those rounded corners seen on the SGS III. Would it really look like that? You'd need to wait exactly two more weeks, bombarded with all these juicy rumors. Come to think of it, it's not that much, right?

source: Nowhereelse via Engadget

Alleged Samsung Galaxy Note II front panel poses for the camera, again with a 5.5-inch screen

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GALAXY Note II
  • Display 5.5" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 4 Quad, Quad-core, 1600 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3100 mAh(16h 3G talk time)

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27 Comments

1. MicroNokia

Posts: 15; Member since: May 18, 2012

how i wish they use onscreen buttons....:-(

4. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

at least this does not look like it is inspired by the GSIII

14. bobfreking55

Posts: 866; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

most likely a fake, the ruler looks like the ruler on the nokia leak too. just saying. that shape is just not Samsung's shape, sorry to disappoint you but the note ii will be probably like a pebble too.

16. doejon

Posts: 411; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

no look at the shadows on the ruler on the nokia leak... and at his pic the ruler is longer..

19. bobfreking55

Posts: 866; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

hmm what if both were made by the same person and ''leaked'' it together..

25. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Yeah, It looks like it wasn't inspired by the galaxy s3 but more like the 2012 galaxy r that was sold only on korea (the home button looks identical)-http://www.samsung.com/sec/consumer/mob​ile-phone/mobile-phone/kt/SHV-E170KMAKC

6. fragmentation

Posts: 31; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

I wonder how it access Google now by using physical button

7. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

to access google now on the galaxy nexus is just swiping from the bottom. it will most probably be the same

8. fragmentation

Posts: 31; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

No must press and hold the home button then swipe it up after a Google button came up on top

13. bobfreking55

Posts: 866; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

the way they access s voice on the s iii probably.

12. doejon

Posts: 411; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

im glad that the note have such buttons cuz u can wake up the device better!

17. ph00ny

Posts: 1986; Member since: May 26, 2011

I'm glad they're using the traditional setup instead of onscreen buttons. Not only is it easy to hit the onscreen button during app usage, it takes up screen real estate. I would rather use the full screen

2. PimpStrong

Posts: 310; Member since: Jul 25, 2011

There's no way it will be squared. That goes against Samsung's new Natural and Human design scheme.

3. bobfreking55

Posts: 866; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

it looks like a fat Xperia Arc... I wonder how will this look like, or is Samsung using shells again to hide the design?

5. redmd

Posts: 1903; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I prefer the physical home buttons to get more of that 5.5 inches of screen estate and also to turn on the screen from sleep faster than using the power button. I like this better than that image yesterday which is just a stretched out S3 = ugly. Now, where are those specs...

24. fay99

Posts: 118; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Can't agree more. If a bezel less phone is not possible yet, and if you can't replace the thick bezel at the bottom with a longer screen like all those phone currently in the market with on screen buttons, what is the stupid reason to remove the physical button and make the usable screen smaller?

9. nicholassss

Posts: 368; Member since: May 10, 2012

i can only hope it ends up on verizon quickly and i can save up the 7ish hundred dollars to buy one when it does.

10. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

Not too bad looking... But I hope we will have a polycarbonate body to go with it.

11. bloodline

Posts: 706; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

I wish sammy would offer two formats, samsungs versions of android and pure android

15. doejon

Posts: 411; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

ohh waiittt waiiit.. this one looks quite similar to the pic that samsung pakistan leaked.. would be greaaaaaat :D

18. Jeradiah3

Posts: 1149; Member since: Feb 11, 2010

either way, this will be one of the best mobile phones out there. im getting either this or the original Note. my only question is when will this phone be available?? Will Samsung make the debut of the international and US versions at the same time or delay them like the original Note was?

20. zhypher_23

Posts: 195; Member since: Jun 04, 2012

Now this is the picture I was expecting, much satisfied compared to the other one :))

21. phonemonkey

Posts: 168; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

This is huge news... If you take two Galaxy notes, Attach one to the bottom of each foot, You can water ski with them

23. adavan

Posts: 4; Member since: May 14, 2012

According to this photo length and width should be 148.3 X 76.8mm. The original Note was 146.9 X 83mm. Great!

26. Levon

Posts: 35; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

I think it's win8 device, not note2

27. nokianalltheway

Posts: 5; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

who knows this may not be note ii at all and maybe a nokia 5.5 incher.... well that's what can be speculated from chris Webber's tweet

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