Samsung Galaxy Note LTE Review

The Samsung Galaxy Note came to fruition back last fall pushing the limits of how big is too big for today’s modern smartphone. The insanely large device is finally making its way to AT&T’s lineup with 4G LTE connectivity in tow to match its prestigious status as being a formidable Android powered smartphone. Samsung clearly has high expectations for the Galaxy Note, so let’s see how this version fares!...
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45 Comments

21. gotti88

Posts: 101; Member since: Jul 06, 2011

300 for 2years. ill take it thats not bad to me.

24. Alantef

Posts: 288; Member since: Sep 14, 2011

the only reason i didn't get the note was that is doesn't have NFC....i know that's weak and lame of me but after getting the nexus i wouldn't want the note anyway and paying using NFC is dumb cool....sorry lol

26. Myrith

Posts: 57; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

I had been looking forward to a tablet-like device with accurate, pressure sensitive pen input, and I was excited to find out that the Note carries a Wacom stylus. It seems like every digital artist's dream. Drawing on a plain graphics tablet is less than ideal, and LCD-type digitizing tablets can cost $1000 or more, and still need to be attached to a computer. I hope more devices like the Note come out in the future. Hopefully we'll also see some advanced illustration software for Android that takes advantage of the pressure sensitivity. I'd even consider getting a used Note in a few months -- not for the phone, but for the drawing capability.

28. Donte_W

Posts: 4; Member since: Nov 23, 2011

I got the phone, now my only problem is disabling the mobile view of webpages. Any suggestions? I have the AT&T version

30. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

wait for ICS. :P

35. oddmanout

Posts: 443; Member since: May 22, 2009

Download dolphin browser HD. From there you can select which method you'd like the pages to render. Just select desktop.

31. BenCjamin

Posts: 80; Member since: May 13, 2011

My question is WHERE IS THE NEW EXYNOS CHIPSET ? the nexus, note and sky rocket were rumoured to be using it but it didn't happen. The reason i buy Samsung was because of their amazing hardware and now they are selling out to qualcomm... At least put an OMAP chip in it. Damn you samsung.

36. oddmanout

Posts: 443; Member since: May 22, 2009

They still haven't worked out the kinks to have it perform well with 4G bands here in america so they stick in a snapdragon as replacement. There would be a lot more buzz going around if the phone launched with an exynos processor and was limited to 3G speeds though. Until they fix their chipset to work along with US 4G, I think its a fair sacrifice.

33. Bowingchu

Posts: 4; Member since: Feb 19, 2012

I will guaran damn tee you that if this phone was on Verizon, it would be the top phone the carrier will have to offer. Nice move Samsung. Really good.

37. Forsaken77

Posts: 553; Member since: Jun 09, 2011

This phone is ideal for artists, but just too damn big otherwise. It's almost the same as a Skyrocket except the bigger, lower resolution screen. And as far as the Snapdragon processor... it works great in all the recent Galaxy phones. I have the white Skyrocket and the thing fly's. So having an Exynos in it would make it .0005 seconds quicker, then it doesn't matter to me. I don't care about benchmarks because they're so far from real-world performance and saving a fraction of a second here and there makes no difference. I stay having live wallpapers on and never had a hitch. And my live wallpaper is clouds scrolling with rain hitting the screen and lightning flashing multiple times every second. So if any wallpaper would cause slowdown, it would be this one.

38. christy4fun

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

Its a Pure Tablet Phone. Battery life is bit concern, reports From phonearena and by http://tinyurl.com/75xbma5 Suggests a low a battery power. Unless that its a perfect phone.

41. MobileCaseReview

Posts: 242; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

I've had the phone now for 2 days and have been abusing my LTE very hard! It's a great phone, the battery is great. I have no complaints. I will be doing my own review for it soon. Thanks!

45. 860007

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 01, 2012

Why people "adore" Super AMOLED??? There's no "White" color ion that

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Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 11, 2012

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