Samsung GALAXY Note

Announced:
Sep 1, 2011
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Oct 28, 2011

PhoneArena Rating:

7.0
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Display

Display size:

5.3 inches

Resolution:

800 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

285 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

66.80 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.6

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

Panorama, Smile detection, Burst mode, Scenes

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

2 megapixels

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

5.78 x 3.27 x 0.38 inches (147 x 83 x 9.65 mm)

Weight:

6.28 oz (178 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Features:

Stylus

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Pink, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

MHL

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Playlists

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WMA, WAV, AMR, OGG

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, XviD, WMV

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 4

Processor:

Dual-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU:

Mali-400 MP4

RAM:

1 GB

Internal storage:

32 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (4.1.2, 4.0.4, 4.0.3, 2.3.5, 2.3.4)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

3.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), AMP Manager Protocol (A2MP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), SIM Access (SAP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Video out

Charging connector:

microUSB

Location:

A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass, Barometer

Other:

NFC, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Global Roaming:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

2500 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

26.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time:

40.0 days (960 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G):

13.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

34.2 days (820 hours)
the average is 25 days (611 h)

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML, HTML5, Flash

Built-in online services support:

Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator, Notes

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Games:

Yes

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 09, 2011

FCC ID value:

A3LGTI9220 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.30 W/kg

Body:

0.50 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 680

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 01, 2011
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This device is also known as Samsung N7000

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung GALAXY Note 16GB

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

16 GB

Samsung GALAXY Note GT-N7000B

Differences from the main variant:

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.38 inches)
  • Too little RAM

Description

The Samsung GALAXY Note is the first phone to go over the 5-inch screen mark with its 5.3-inch Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of the whopping 800 x 1280 pixels (WXGA), resulting in pixel density of 285ppi. It also stands out with its built in stylus and apps supporting pen input. Under the hood, a Samsung 1.4GHz dual-core chip powers Android 2.3 Gingerbread skinned with TouchWiz. The Galaxy Note also sports an 8-megapixel rear camera capable of 1080p video recording, while up front there is a 2-megapixel shooter.

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