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Samsung Galaxy Note sample pictures and video out, to arrive in Italy by the end of October

Samsung Galaxy Note sample pictures and video out, to arrive in Italy by the end of October
Some initial impressions of what is probably a preview unit of the Samsung Galaxy Note have been jotted down, and they seem to confirm the already good impression from the first hands-ons with the unit.

We were especially interested in the HD Super AMOLED display, which will be one of the first of its kind on a phone, and the Italian tech blog says the differences in subpixel arrangement that the PenTile matrix brings to the 800x1280 pixels display are not discernible with the naked eye. Only when they enlarged a portion of the screen photo one could see the RGBG subpixel arrangement on the fringes of text.

There were also two pictures taken, one with flash and one without, plus a short Full HD 1080p video, which we are embedding below - quality looks on par with the Samsung Galaxy S II, since it is most likely the same 8MP camera module.

The other issue we were curious about is what battery life would the Samsung Note boast - the Italians say they got day to day and a half out of the 2500mAh, which is decent considering this is probably a preview unit and there could be additional updates to the software and such.

There is a video preview as well, where the guys demonstrate their doodling skills with the S-Pen technology. Quadrant was also run, and the source translation says "fastest produced", but we can't tell from the video or pics the exact number. The Samsung Galaxy Note is expected to arrive in Italy in the end of October, but no word yet if and when it will be seen in the US.

source: (translated)

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