Samsung has launched a new iteration to their Galaxy Note series by launching a 5.5 inch Galaxy Note 2. We all know that the IFA Consumer Electronics show is going on in Berlin and as expected Samsung has unveiled their next big product of the year, following Galaxy S3, just before the launch of Apple iPhone 5.
As an upgrade, the Galaxy Note 2 might have not given a huge boost to its original processor, but nonetheless it is the biggest star by far we have seen in the IFA Consumer Electronics show.
We have been hearing a lot of rumours about the Galaxy Note 2, and most of which have came right on the money, with a 5.5 inch Super Amoled Display and an 8 MP Camera.
Here is the complete list of features courtesy Android Authority:
- 5.5-inch Super AMOLED HD touchscreen display with 1280 x 720 resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio
- Size: 80 x 151.1 x 9.4mm thin – thinner than its predecessor
- Weight: 180 grams
- 1.6GHz quad-core Exynos processor
- 2GB of RAM
- 16/32/64GB on-board memory
- microSDHC support of up to 64GB of additional storage
- 8-megapixel rear-camera with Auto Focus, LED flash and HD video recording
- 2-megapixel front-facing camera
- HSPA+ support
- 4G LTE connectivity (in selected markets)
- Bluetooth 4.0
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
- Wi-Fi Direct
- USB 2.0 support
- A-GPS and Glonass support
- 3,100mAh removable battery with faster charging – bigger capacity than its predecessor
- Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on board out of the box with TouchWiz UI on top
- Redesigned S-Pen: wider and longer to offer better grip. The stylus now has a rubber tip to offer an experience more similar to pen and paper
- Colors: Marble White and Titanium Grey
Samsung has also given the S-Pen and provided almost all the native features of the stylus available in the Jelly Bean, but also modified some of the new other features to suit its needs.
There are a bulk of new features that have been added by Samsung in Galaxy Note that relates to the Stylus S-Pen such as if you forget the pen behind, it will create a beep sound. Handwriting support has increased and the user can now access the quick commands with the use of Stylus S-Pen.
Samsung has also released the S-Pen SDK version 2.2 for the developers to develop application that use stylus as an operating hardware.
Other than all these stuff there are a bulk of other features that Samsung Galaxy Note 2 will provide including the data sharing options that are available on Galaxy S3 such as AllShare Play, AllShare Cast, S Beam, S Cloud and Family Story.
We will keep updating with more information once we get our hands on the device, we will also be giving a complete hands on experience, till then you can comment and let us know what you feel about the device. Are you really excited to hold the monstrous Galaxy Note 2? Will you be buying the Galaxy Note 2 when it is launched in your country? Comment below and let us know.