Samsung Galaxy Note II said to have flexible, thinner 5.5-inch AMOLED display
posted by Victor H. / Aug 08, 2012, 6:18 AM
A flexible display however doesn’t mean a flexible or bendable phone. It takes a lot more than just the display to have the whole device bend, but some kind of a curve a la Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S is a possibility.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 will use an Unbreakable Plane (UBP) and a plastic substrate that will make it 0.4mm thinner. This would allow for a larger batter without the device being thicker.
With such features the Galaxy Note 2 will definitely capture a lot of hearts at the IFA show in Berlin where we hope to see it. Stay tuned.
source: Korea IT Times via GSM Arena
- 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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Now bend it!
posted on Aug 08, 2012, 6:19 AM 5
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Samsung, the smartphone bender? the new avatar? :)))
posted on Aug 08, 2012, 6:30 AM 2
Bending it like Bender
posted on Aug 08, 2012, 9:27 AM 2
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Yeah, but will it bend to the right or curve to the left?
posted on Aug 08, 2012, 6:20 AM 9
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So which one is innovative??? Samsung flexible AMOLED display or apple 9-pin dock connector :))) Can't wait for this monster(absolutely Note 2 I mean ;))
posted on Aug 08, 2012, 6:23 AM 15
Now im glad i skipped the galaxy note. For this monstrous phone
posted on Aug 08, 2012, 9:29 AM 1
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thats cool having the flexable screen so you can get a bgger battery without sacroficing thickness cause the thing needs to be as thin as possable so it can be pracical device that has a shot of being carried around in pockets. I hope that the screen is a super amoled hd plus because i read a while back that the flexable screens although nice where not of hd quility or atlies where not as good as the normal one. wich if true i doubt they will have the flexable lcd. I disagree with calling it flexable screen though because concidering that the outer toch panle has to be glass the flexable part has no value because besides the outer touch panal being glass i would bet that the glass and plastic lcd will be bonded together. Oh and not to sound like a broken record but they better watch out because apple might come out with a flexable screen in a couple years and sue samsung for copprights for future ideas
posted on Aug 09, 2012, 4:36 AM 0
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@Victor "This would allow for a larger batter without the device being thicker." when you copy stuff from GSMArena, at least get your spellings right
posted on Aug 08, 2012, 6:26 AM 11
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I think the main problem with original Note is that it had 16:10 aspect ratio and felt too clumsy when used as a phone (the buyers wanted doubled functionality as phone and tablet). This could be corrected with slimmer aspect ratio like 16:9 (1280x720 instead 1280x800), and I think it will be the case - the screen could be bigger (5,5 inch) and it would gain more functionality for using it as a phone. It would however reduce the pixel denisty but of course, I expect full RGB matrix AMOLED. That would be the killer device then.
posted on Aug 08, 2012, 6:29 AM 5
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Clumsy is all based on the user. I own the Note and it is not clumsy to me. However, I can see it with small handed people. Something else that is missed, is the number of people using Bluetooth so size really doesn't matter.
posted on Aug 08, 2012, 7:40 AM 0
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Let's figure out how Apple can sue now Samsung due to its Unbreakable Plane. LOL :P I was holding to get the Samsung Galaxy S III, but I might just wait a little bit longer just to see which one I like the most, GS III or Note II :D
posted on Aug 08, 2012, 6:41 AM 0
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