Samsung Galaxy Note arriving in the UK in late November

Samsung Galaxy Note arriving in the UK in late November
The 5.3-inch half-smartphone/half-minitablet may or may not come to the States, but it’s sure landing on the other side of the Atlantic and we now know the exact month. In the UK, the Samsung Galaxy Note is arriving in late November, according to retailer Clove.

"We can now confirm that the first stock of the 5.3 [inch] beast is due to be here late November. At the moment the price remains unconfirmed, but it is likely to be around the indicative price of £500 + VAT that we have listed on the website."

That’s the off contract price, which translates into some $780, but adding VAT runs you a hefty $940, which is a bit on the expensive side, but that’s the price of innovation you have to pay with the Samsung Galaxy Note. The price is not final, though, and might change slightly at launch.

The Galaxy Note has a pretty impressive spec sheet starting with a 1.4GHz dual-core processor and ending with the built-in capacitive stylus which works miracles on the huge screen. Is that enough to justify that price though?

source: Clove via The Inquirer

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GALAXY Note
  • Display 5.3" 800 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 4, Dual-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 2500 mAh(13.50h 3G talk time)

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19 Comments

1. slickman44 unregistered

Too big and too expensive. It comes down to can this phone/tablet fit in my shirt pocket? No it can't. Next !

2. ilia1986 unregistered

THIS is the type of phone I want. Only with GS3 specs please. :)

20. Phaze0085

Posts: 124; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

What do you mean by GS3?

3. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

Thats not bad price you get a lot for your money considering the iphone is £500+ also

4. manuell3g

Posts: 66; Member since: Aug 12, 2011

aint pple jst tired with using small screen smartphones? this machines do more than telephony so why must they be small screened? we are talking about full desktop like browsing here,hd game play,movie watching and so on.y do all that on a small screen, if u want a phone get an iphone4,if u want a smartphone go with this or any big bad ass android demon

11. Forsaken77

Posts: 553; Member since: Jun 09, 2011

Personally, I can't stand huge-ass phones. A 4" screen, imo, is the perfect blend of screen size and phone functionality. If you want a tablet... get a tablet.

5. WsuppMjay unregistered

Between this and the iPhone 4 .. I would rather pay €700 for the Galaxy Note than the iPhone 4 ...

6. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

looks like the deal of the century when you compare specs and functionality vs an iphone at a similar price.

12. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

The only problem is availability in the U.S. Looks like it will follow the same model (available everywhere but the U.S. until almost end-of-life) as the GSII.

7. Alantef

Posts: 288; Member since: Sep 14, 2011

i flat out want this phone....if this phone was to release now in the us...it would KILL the iphone it wouldn't have a chance please get this to the us asap Samsung

8. SavageLucy42

Posts: 211; Member since: Mar 24, 2011

Maybe it will be enough of a success in the UK that they'll more strongly consider bringing it to the US. I'll keep my fingers crossed.

9. PeterIfromsweden

Posts: 1230; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

Maybe they'll give the US a bada version of the galaxy note ; ) Just joking !

10. SavageLucy42

Posts: 211; Member since: Mar 24, 2011

Bada certainly is a joke, yes.

13. PeterIfromsweden

Posts: 1230; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

No bada is certainly not a joke.

15. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

peter, quit thumbing yourself up. only people with no friends do that.. and u have friends :)

17. PeterIfromsweden

Posts: 1230; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

remixfa, i have not thumbed myself up. Someone else did. To prove that, i'm going to thumb myself up now, and you will see that there are 2 thumbs up on my posts (i normally don't do that, but i'm just doing it now to prove that i did not thumb myself up).

16. jmrogers unregistered

why is the VAT added to the dollar and not the euro? US doesn't have a VAT thankfully

18. taco5O.

Posts: 12; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

This is my next phone. I'll have it shipped from the UK, i really want this phone. the iphone 4 is just a piece of scrap metal.

21. Leodrade

Posts: 87; Member since: Aug 26, 2011

you should also make false account for the miz and spread rumors about him liking Android

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