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How often do you use the stylus in your Samsung Galaxy Note/Note II?

How often do you use the stylus in your Samsung Galaxy Note/Note II?
Samsung truly breathed a second life in the venerable stylus that used to be an indispensable part of smartphones way back in the WinMo era, before Steve Jobs wanted us to only use fingers with the original iPhone.

The Galaxy Note and especially the Note II resurrected the stylus, showing that it can indeed contribute to the finger touch input in a meaningful way, with the numerous adjacent apps like S Note and functions like Air View that made it add value to your smartphone experience, as in that awesome digital painting video.

Now that the Note II has been out for a while, and with the Note customers having more than a year of feedback, we wanted to ask the Note/Note II owners whether the stylus is indeed an indispensable everyday tool, something that simply proves handy now and then, or is it mostly gathering dust in the silo. Checkmark your usage in the poll below, and share in the comments your personal experiences with the second life of the stylus.

How often do you use the stylus in your Samsung Galaxy Note/Note II?

I use it all the time for quick notes, sketches, editing, etc.
31.55%
I whip it out every now and then
45.99%
Stylus? What stylus?
22.47%

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GALAXY Note II
  • Display 5.5 inches
    1280 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    1.9 MP front
  • Hardware Samsung Exynos 4 Quad
    2GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3100 mAh
  • OS Android 4.4.2
    Samsung TouchWiz UI
GALAXY Note
  • Display 5.3 inches
    1280 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    2 MP front
  • Hardware Samsung Exynos 4
    1GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 2500 mAh
  • OS Android 4.1.2

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