Samsung Galaxy Note: a supersized Galaxy S II with a stylus

The Samsung Galaxy Note is a supersized Galaxy S II on steroids featuring a gigantic 5.3 Super AMOLED screen, a dual-core 1.4GHz processor and HSPA+ connectivity supporting up to 21Mbps...
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41 Comments

1. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

xD watch this come to Verizon.

3. Commentator

Posts: 3722; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

Hate to be a downer, but if this does hit the 'states it will probably be sometime next year, especially since this is being announced in at a European conference. (And if it was coming to the US they'd probably have announced it at the Galaxy shindig they had a couple days ago.)

2. AhmadAlsayegh

Posts: 326; Member since: Jul 18, 2011

isnt the stylus head tooo small for a capacitive screen? resistive?

43. Mario1017 unregistered

A stylus can be as sall as a needle, there is no size restricions, almost every single capacitive touch laptop has a stylus that is almost needle nosed.

46. Sjael unregistered

The stylus isn't capacitive. According to something I read or watched earlier it uses magnetic resonance - like a Wacom tablet - and is in fact pressure-sensitive. That's not to say it'd ever be as good as a Wacom though. ;)

5. Victor.H

Posts: 1056; Member since: May 27, 2011

Thanks, Edgar!

9. Commentator

Posts: 3722; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

Calm down, jeeze...

11. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Haha, calm yourself down dude. But you're kinda right, credit must be given where it's due. So congrats Samsung for outselling a device that will almost be a 1.5 years old before its successor is released. And it only took 15 devices Samsung devices. Well done sammy, well done. Let's hope their success doesn't freeze and come crashing down come October when the iPhone 5 is released. But then again, the iPhone 5 is trash and yesterday's news. I'm sure no wants to buy it. TAKE THAT ISHEEP! I KNOW FOR A FACT PEOPLE AT CRAPPLE ARE CRYING RIGHT NOW AND BEING BIG BABIES BECAUSE IPHONE SUCKS AND SAMSUNG IS AHEAD AND WIDGETS ARE COOL AND MY WALLPAPER MOVES. AND GUESS WHAT?!?! I CAN REMOVE MY BATTERY AND MULTITASK FOR REAL. UH-OH, APPLE IS GOING TO SUE ME FOR SAYING THIS BECAUSE THEY DON'T LIKE COMPETITION CAUSE THEY'RE SCARED AND THEY'RE CRYING CAUSE THEY'RE BABIES AND THEY'RE AFRAID

12. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

yerp! thought you'd come around eventually. :3

13. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

yup, you know little ole' me

25. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

someone ate their agressive-o's this morning.. lol I dunno, this phone might even be too big for me. lol. I'd love to find out though.. lol.

28. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

Lol ignore them or you might die from a heart attack. And it makes you look less cool and objective that what you are

22. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

u mad bro?

34. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

You need to take your meds bro

7. mike unregistered

this size is just plain ridiculous... i dont think many people beside Samsung fanboys will buy one of these...

8. PeterIfromsweden

Posts: 1230; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

Bah, i'm watching the event live now on the samsung mobile unpacked app for bada. They are likely unveiling bada 2.0 soon : D

10. PeterIfromsweden

Posts: 1230; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

and by the way, ridicoulus size, it should just be called a tablet... get a wave 3 with a 4 inch screen instead !

19. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

wow Samsung is unstoppable. This is a mini tablet and I dont care if its not running honeycomb lol this goes out of the limit for cell phone. But hey might as well be able to make calls on it too. Though I'd love to see someone try to fit this in their pocket. It could be the thinnest thing ever but its def wide as hell. Kudos to Samsung for giving us all kinds of awesomeness.

24. aeon2k unregistered

This is indeed too large for a "classic" smartphone. For making calls with a device like this I'd definately use a BT headset. With that the size of it while making calls is no longer an issue. And for browsing the screen size is amazing while still being small enough to fit in a jacket pocket :D

20. wowzers unregistered

bye bye iphone.

35. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

you really in your heart think this is going to kill the iPhone?

41. darth8ball

Posts: 520; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

nothing can kill the iPhone nothing can kill the iPhone nothing can kill the iPhone nothing can nothing can nothing can I will KILL the iDiotPhone I will KILL the iDiotPhone I will KILL the iDiotPhone Whew almost had me there iKing

21. GalaxyZ-Toppa Gurren Lagann-XI unregistered

Nice design, too bad it's made for Andre the Giant.

23. Peterlfromsweden

Posts: 8; Member since: Sep 01, 2011

Maybe phonearena should cover the announcement of bada 2.0 as well, and hopefully fins out what ram and graphics processor the wave 3 has ?

27. Tmachaveli

Posts: 425; Member since: Apr 01, 2011

dam what will they think of next.. looks like a iPhone huh??? there goes Sammy stealing apples ip again lol

29. remyrz

Posts: 205; Member since: Oct 28, 2010

I want this just to have fun!! :D since I have an n900, I like the stylus thing :P

32. kelpa32 unregistered

where is the new Samsung naming scheme. Galaxy Note do not fit into the four category of names.

33. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

I think this fits into a new category! I shall Call it "tablet phone" (until i or someone comes u with a better name) too big to be considered a smartphone, to small to be a tablet and yet capable of somewhat performing like both, this could be a nice business tool among other stuff

36. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

I like this one. I might buy it for the hell of it.

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