Next Samsung Galaxy device expected August 15th (Update: It's not a phone)
posted by Alan F. / Jul 20, 2012, 6:56 PM
Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 is currently under a preliminary injunction and while the Samsung GALAXY 2 (10.1) has been already been launched, most recently in Canada, it might be time for a GALAXY Tab device with a 10 inch screen that might be litigation-proof.
With nearly a month before the announcement, perhaps we will learn more before Samsung removes the wrapping on the next Galaxy branded device. What are you hoping it will be? You can let us know by responding in the box below.
According to Android Authority, the device Samsung will announce is not a phone and they suggest that the Samsung GALAXY Note II will be introduced at a Samsung Unpacked event scheduled close to the opening of this year's IFA conference; in addition, 9to5Google says that because the announcement came from Samsung Electronics America not Samsung Telecommunications America (the division that usually announces phones), we're looking at the launch of a tablet. One guess: The Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1.
source: 9to5Google via AndroidAuthority
- 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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Its going to be the Samsung Galaxy F. It will have a 2.6 inch QCIF rissistive touch screen, a 400 MHZ processor a VGA camera and run on Android 2.1.... lol JK, well I hope if it is the nexte GNote device, it has the specs PhoneArena listed because 1050 is basically..... just 1080p with a difference of 30 pixels. I can't fathom a device of that magnitude....Awe galaxygasm!!! Hehe..
posted on Jul 20, 2012, 7:03 PM 7
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its Samsung not Sony :p !
posted on Jul 20, 2012, 9:15 PM 3
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is 1.5 GB RAM really possible? I mean, I've never heard of such. 256 - 512 - 768 - 1028 - 2056 then so forth? 4GB then 8,16? and even so, why settle with 1.5 when 2GB devices already exist?
posted on Jul 20, 2012, 7:30 PM 5
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If you REALLY want to be realistic about things, NONE of the devices actually have that much ram USER accessable... My TF101 has "1GB" however, 256Mb is dedicated to Graphics and another 64~ is dedicated to the Kernel (or some other low level Android use), if you where to look in any stat reporter, even the built in one, it only reports about 720Mb~ The same goes for my Galaxy Note, says it has 1GB, but only 720Mb is reported with any task manager or phone stat reporter... I have many other devices I could go on about if you wish to argue about it... My point is its a terrable lie anyway and 1.5GB is very possible, When I buy a PC with 4GB of ram I expect it to be present when I check my system stats or use a RAM management utility, but phone makers and carriers get away with damn near ANYTHING these days! 1GB is actually 720MB for RAM, and 16GB is actually 12GB~ Storage...
posted on Jul 20, 2012, 7:59 PM 3
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I think that's just cause Android (and mobile as a whole) doesn't have the technology for a proper paging file system. The only reason why PC's RAM access shows the full amount is because that's about how much a paging file is created by default since Vista and later came into the picture. They can put essential functions into the paging and larger applications once the RAM has been completely used can also access w/e paging is left. This can cause a drop in system performance and is changeable by the user if he wishes. There isn't really a proper paging system in place for mobile OS's normally from what ive seen which causes parts of the OS that needs the space to always sit in the RAM. It seems that they only allocate the internal storage for actually holding the OS and that's it. IF I'm wrong please correct me "preferably with facts" so that I can adjust that theory but that's just been my experience as ive never seen any type of "paging" access anywhere on Android file system.
posted on Jul 20, 2012, 9:23 PM 3
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I will be a GALAXY Note II. But i think it won't be that much diffrent than the Galaxy S III in terms of UI and Features ( S voice, S beam ect..) and maybe have the same design and build quality. Only the hardware will be an extra upgrade. I think !?
posted on Jul 20, 2012, 9:24 PM 3
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It'll definitely be the "New NOTE", with as many bugs as the original.
posted on Jul 20, 2012, 9:44 PM 1
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