Samsung Galaxy Note II (GT-N7100) Android smartphone review
Last year’s Galaxy Note smartphone was a bold experiment: Samsung took the best components at the time and packaged them in a highly controversial form factor. Personally, I thought that the resulting device would be of interest only to geeks, however, as it turned out, I was very wrong: in total, more than 10 million Galaxy Notes were sold in the world, which is an excellent indicator for such a (far from mass) device.
Launched this year, the Galaxy Note II is a major upgrade to its predecessor, with an even larger 5.5" screen, an Exynos 4 Quad processor, and an improved pen. But can the novelty repeat the success of its charismatic predecessor?
Galaxy Note II specifications
|Samsung Galaxy Note II|
|Operating system||Google Android 4.1.1|
|Display||5.5 inches, Super AMOLED HD, 1280×720 pixels, 16M colors, touchscreen (capacitive matrix)|
|Processor||Exynos 4 Quad, four ARM Cortex-A9 cores, clock frequency 1.6 GHz; integrated video accelerator Mali-400MP|
|Flash memory||16 or 32 GB microSDXC card slot (up to 64 GB)|
|Camera||8 MP, autofocus, 1080p video recording, LED- backlight; front camera for video calls (1.9 MP)|
|Wireless||Wi-Fi a/b/g/n (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.0 , GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900, HSPA 850/900/1900/2100, NFC|
|Interfaces||micro-USB with MHL and USB-host support, 3.5 mm headphone output|
|Optional||S Pen (Wacom technology, 1024 levels of pressure sensitivity)|
|Dimensions and weight||151x81x9 mm, 183 grams|
The Galaxy Note II comes with a battery, a charger, a USB cable, a headset with earplugs, interchangeable silicone eartips, an S Pen, as well as instructions and other waste paper. Interestingly, even the titanium gray version of the smartphone comes with white headphones and other accessories.
Appearance and design
The appearance of the Galaxy Note II immediately gives https://trade-x.com.ng/page-ten-reasons-to-buy-samsung-galaxy-note20-ultra out in this device belonging to the line of Samsung smartphones of the 2012 model. If last year’s phones (including the Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note) were black rectangles with rounded corners, the Galaxy Note II, like the Galaxy S III, replaced the squareness with a more "organic" and "natural" design.
Due to its roundness, the Galaxy Note II feels good in the hand (as far as it is possible for a device of this size), but the materials, as in the case of the SGS III, leave an impression of cheapness. By the way, I want to note right away that the gray version of the SGN II looks noticeably better than the white one, due to the textured plastic.