An exciting smartphone from Samsung recently arrived in the market named as Samsung Galaxy Note. Which is the best smartphone running in Android OS. It is just looks like a tablet because of its large 5.3″inch HD AMOLED display. It will be value for money ? It will replace your tablets or laptops ? Read the Full Review.
It just looks like a bigger version of Samsung Galaxy S2. The Note has plastic back case with textured finish gives an extra grip. The handset was so thin and lightweight. But Note will not fits in your jeans pocket because it is quite bigger than other smartphones like S2.
Galaxy Note was designed like other smartphones from Samsung, three touch sensitive buttons beneath the screen with a home and back button. The power button of the Note was situated on the right side and volume control on the left side. The 3.5mm headset jack was top of the handset and Micro USB connector on the bottom for charging and syncing.
The MicroSD card slot was inside the handset near the sim slot want to insert or remove the card you will have to remove the battery, so there is no hot swap option.
The Samsung Galaxy Note has a large 5.3″inch HD AMOLED touchscreen of 1280×800 resolution. The screen uses capacitive multitouch technology and it respond very quickly. Samsung provides a stylus to this smartphone which gives an entirely different feel while using that. The stylus was just like a pen and you can draw sketches or write handwritten notes using it that’s why the handset named ‘Note’.
It runs in Android v2.3.5 Gingerbread powered with 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex A9 Dual Core processor and 1GB of RAM. The handset has internal storage of 16GB. External storage with MicroSD supports upto 32GB. Mali-400 MP graphic processor was using on it. The graphics of the games was just awesome with it. The overall benchmark score was just amazing, On the time of test many application opened in background and played NFS Shift without any lag or frustration.
Galaxy Note has back camera of 8MP with LED flash and 2MP front facing camera for video calling/chatting. The camera of the handset is not too good just like N8 or other nokia’s smartphone, it has a little noises. In smartphone camera is not a most important thing, so it is adjustable.
It supports 1080p (1920 x 1080) full HD video recording at 30fps. Notes camera also have many other features like Panorama Mode, Smile Shutter, Auto Focus, Geo Tagging, Touch Focus, Blink Detection and also have image editor to edit the pictures within the handset.
The best smart phone which gives a greater experience in multimedia. It’s huge 5.3″inch AMOLED display offers high quality video playback. HD videos plays smoothly without any jerks. Another benefit from this handset was it’s default media player supports a plenty of codec like DivX, Xvid, MPEG-4, H.263, H.264, VC-1, 3GP, WMV, MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC, AC3.
The audio through the headphone has 3D sound technology and it is another great experience from the handset. But the audio through the speakers just like all other Samsung’s smartphone not too high volume.
Galaxy Note using a 2500mAh Li-Ion battery but it is not enough for its huge screen and its processor. The battery backup was the only drawback found. You want to carry a charger always with you. The full charged battery last only for about 12-15 hours with normal usage like (Calls, Internet browsing with Wi-Fi and 3G).
Connectivity and Apps
The common connectivity features like GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi, 3G 21 Mbps HSDPA, A-GPS, Bluetooth v3.0 are available with Note. Important apps like Google Search, Google Mail, Google Talk, YouTube, Android Market are preloaded. The important other features are Video Editor, Video Messaging, Video Streaming, Video Recognition, Mobile Tracker, TV Out Port are also included.
The best smartphone to buy due to its large display. It surely replace your tablets and netbooks. Galaxy Note is one of the most powerful Android smartphone. However its battery backup is quite unimpressive. And sometimes its larger size may difficult to carry. If it will not affect you can surely go for it.
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