The barely holdable, supersized phone that is the Samsung Galaxy Note packs not only a huge 5.3-inch screen, but also a dual-core 1.4GHz Samsung-branded processor. But having just the pure number, you wouldn’t know just how good the whole system performs - a task probably best measured on Android by the Quadrant standard benchmark.
scored an impressive 3,624 in the application, ranking it on par with the Samsung Galaxy S II and putting it in the forefront of Android smartphones performance-wise. Check out the video below to see for yourself - the benchmark starts around the 5:07 mark.Folks over from Techblog.gr took the huge smartphone for a spin on the showroom floor at IFA and the Galaxy Note
Initially, the Galaxy Note isn’t expected to land in the States, but in the UK it’s expected to arrive as soon as Q1 2012. Samsung has also revealed details about the pricing of the new superphone in Scandinavian countries including Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. There, the Galaxy Note is awaited even earlier, in November, carrying a price tag of the whopping $1,060 (750 euro) off contract, slightly varying across countries, but that's the price you pay for innovation.