Samsung decided to pull out the big guns at IFA this morning … literally. During the company’s keynote speech they unveiled the Samsung Galaxy Note, a 5.3-inch monster of a phone, or a tiny tablet depending oh how you decided to look at it.
The new phone/tablet hybrid will be running Android Gingerbread on a 1.4 GHz dual-core processor with a healthy 1GB of RAM and 32GB of built-in memory. And the big surprise came in the form of the fact that it comes with a magnetic stylus. Weren’t we doing away with this method of user interface at one point?
I got to hold it for a few minutes, and it actually felt pretty good in the hand despite its enormous size. Will it be a daily drive for a lot of people? That’ll probably depend on just how large your pockets are.
Samsung Galaxy Note Tech Specs
- Android 2.3 Gingerbread
- 5.3-inch Super AMOLED display (1280 x 800)
- 5.78 x 3.27 x 0.38
- 6.28 oz
- 1.4 GHz dual-core processor
- 1GB of RAM
- 32GB built-in memory
- microSD/SDHC support up to 32GB
- Magnetic stylus
- 8 MP rear camera capable of 1080p HD recording at 30 fps
- 2 MP front camera
- FM Radio tuner
- 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi
- Bluetooth 3.0
- 3.5mm Headphone Jack
- NFC (Near Field Communications)
- Removable 2500 mAh battery
What do you think about the Samsung Galaxy Note? Will you be picking one up?
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