Creativity is in everyday life – GALAXY Note II was created to unleash your creativity

The company launched the device at a press event in Hyderabad, just a day after it was rolled out in Samsung’s home country South Korea. The phone comes in a bar form and is run on the impressively quick Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS. The operating system is backed up by a powerful 1.6 GHz Quad Core Cortex A-9 processor which ensures that applications on the phone are run in a smooth manner.

After the launch of iPhone5, samsung slashed its prices for highend models. Its the much awaited model of samsung, as everybody is eager to know what samsung has thrown into the ring to compete with Apple’s iPhone5.

The display screen of the phone is a 5.55-inch Super AMOLED capacitive screen which makes it a lot of fun to interact with. This display provides a high quality 1280 x 720 pixels HD resolution which is great to watch videos. The phone is equipped with the TouchWiz user interface which serves to boost the usability of the device. The Mobilephone possesses a Mali-400MP graphics processing unit, thus enhancing the visual experience for the user.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 N7100 features an 8 megapixel primary camera which is backed up by an LED flash to click pictures in low light. The camera doubles up to record Full HD video and play HD video as well. The camera features other useful features such as Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, Touch focus and image stabilization that serve to enhance the usability of the camera. The phone has a 1.9 megapixel secondary camera so that the user can conduct video calling easily.

Technical Specifications:

3G: HSPA+21Mbps
(HSDPA 21Mbps / HSUPA 5.76Mbps)
4G LTE: 100Mbps / 50Mbps

1.6 GHz quad-core processor

Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)

140.9 mm (5.55″) HD Super AMOLED (1,280 x 720)

80.5 x 151.1 x 9.4 mm, 182.5g

Standard battery, Li-ion 3,100mAh

16/32/64GB User memory + 2GB (RAM)
microSD slot (up to 64GB)

S Pen Optimized Features
S Pen Experience
– S Note, S Planner, Email with hand-writing
– S Pen Keeper
– Quick Command, Easy Clip, Photo Note, Paper
– Shape Match, Formula Match

1 Step tasking / Multitasking features
Air View
Popup Note, Popup Play
Page Buddy / Tag Buddy / Word Buddy

Connectivity / Sharing Features
Bluetooth® v 4.0 (Apt-X Codec support) LE
USB 2.0 Host
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5 GHz), Wi-Fi HT40
Wi-Fi Direct
S Beam
Samsung AllShare Play & Control
Samsung AllShare Cast (WiFi Display)
– Mirroring & Extention
Samsung AllShare Framework

Samsung TouchWiz / Samsung L!ve Panel
Samsung Kies /Samsung Kies Air
Samsung ChatOn mobile communication service
Smart Stay, Direct claa, Screen Recorder,
Quick Glance
Samsung ChatOn mobile communication service
Samsung S Suggest

Main (Rear) : 8 Megapixel Auto Focus Camera with LED Flash, BSI
Sub (Front) : 1.9 Megapixel VT Camera, BSI
Best Photo, Best Group Pose, Low light shot

Codec: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, VC-1, DivX, WMV7, WMV8, WMV9, VP8
Format: 3GP(MP4), WMV(ASF), AVI, FLV, MKV, WebM
Full HD(1080p) Playback & Recording

Codec: MP3, OGG, WMA, AAC, ACC+, eAAC+, AMR(NB,WB), MIDI, WAV, AC-3, Flac
Music Player with SoundAlive
3.5mm Ear Jack

Content / Services
Samsung Apps
Samsung Hub
– Game Hub
– Media Hub (US only)
– Learning Hub / Music Hub / Video Hub

Accelerometer, RGB Light, Digital Compass, Proximity, Gyro, Barometer


Enterprise Solutions
On Device Encryption (H/W)
Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync
VPN(F5, Cisco, Juniper)
MDM(Sybase Afaria, MobileIron, SOTI, Good)
VMware MVP

Overall its a good smart phone. My Rating is 4 out of 5.