Samsung has unveiled Galaxy Note, the largest screen smartphone that offer whooping 5.3-inch WXGA Super HD AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display offering 1280×800, 285 PPI with Gorilla Glass on the surface for more protection. Powered by a 1.4GHz dual-core Cortex A9 processor, Mali-400MP GPU, 1GB RAM.

The Galaxy Note offers a thickness of 9.65mm, weighing 178 grams. Ideal for watching HD movies while you are waiting the plane in the airport lounge, there is an S Pen that accompany the Note as a stylus that will let Galaxy Note users to record their thoughts down even the second any cool inspiration or idea flashing by in their minds.

One major drawback of big screen smartphone is about the battery-sucking demand for the display. Hopefully Samsung’s new advanced hybrid input technology will also helpful in saving more energy that allow users enjoy hours of browsing or watching HD video on the Galaxy Note.

The dimension of Samsung Galaxy Note is 146.85 x 82.95 x 9.65-mm, weighing 178g and supports 4G LTE network as well as HSPA+ up to 21Mbps, EDGE and GPRS 850/900/1800/1900.

For video recording, Samsung Galaxy Note offers playback and recording of 1080p Full HD video at 24~30fps and recognizes various video formats including MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, Xvid, WMV, VC-1, while for audio files, it recognizes MP3, AAC, AMR, WMA, WAV, FLAC and OGG.

Moreover, you will also find a 3.5mm ear jack and Stereo FM Radio with RDS and SoundAlive Music Player. On connectivity, you will get Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v3.0 + HS and USB2.0. Various sensors including accelerometer, digital compass, proximity, barometer and ambient light sensor.


There is a 16GB internal memory and also supports up to 32GB additional storage using microSD card and a standard rechargeable Li-on 2,500 mAh battery. Frankly speaking, with 2,500 mAh capacity battery, how long should you expect the power last on the 5.3-inch Super HD AMOLED capacitive touchscreen would last? Keep your finger crossed! 🙂

Should Samsung Galaxy Note indicate the demise of smartphones and tablets and the true rising of tablet-phone era?

No info on pricing and availability yet.

[ Source: Samsung Galaxy Note ]