A Review of Samsung Galaxy Note 2


Samsung Galaxy Note 2

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is bigger and faster than its predecessor – and puts huge dimensions of the day for a smartphone truly.

The special features are as follows:


Quad-core powerhouse

A look at the data sheet makes clear: The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is in many ways a giant. First, the very thin stands 5.5 inches (14 centimeters diagonal) display with HD Super AMOLED technology in the eye. This is 1280×720 pixels represent and delivered in COMPUTERBILD vision test, a sharp image. For comparison, the Galaxy Note has a screen size of 5.3 inches at 1280×800 pixels. Thus, the operation works smoothly on the big screen, Samsung built a fast quad-core processor with 1.6 GHz clock frequency. There are two gigabytes (GB) of memory, twice that of its predecessor.

Analysis of the major U.S. network operator Sprint and Verizon in February 2013 show that the mixture comes to – at least in the U.S.. In both providers the unit is number one in customer satisfaction.


Big store, big battery

The cheapest version of the tablet-smartphone hybrid comes with 16 GB internal memory, also models available with 32 and 64 GB storage options – also manually upgrade via microSD memory card (up to 64GB) is possible. A lush 3,100-mAh battery ensures that the model by holding in operation long.


Samsung Galaxy Note 2: Big Smartphone in detail


Operating system

Unsurprisingly Factory comes to Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) with Samsung’s TouchWiz interface used. Compared to Android 4.0 Jelly Bean responds quickly open menu delay and brings some new features. However, the version 4.1.2 caused a problem – since the end of February is for users in Germany a small update ready that fixes this.


Operation: S Pen

The S Pen Galaxy Note was already holding the feeder. Pull the S Pen from his drawer, a home for the “pin” opens – this time called Magic Wand. With the small pen can write down notes, sketches or paint daddeln games. By pressing the button on the pen you can create screenshots.




Clever: The Galaxy Note 2 recognizes pen gestures and then for example, change to the next page. Of course the unit also reacts to finger touch, pen input is optional. The pen is not the only function that has the note 2 of tablet PCs copied. Thus, the multi-window view shows two applications in parallel next to each other on the display, such as a video and a Facebook chat. To work on large tablets as it is not enough.
The make looks nice, but is made of plastic. And the scratch-sensitive framework is painted silver. With each scratch the plastic vile is visible under the paint.


Sparks and connect

Bluetooth , UMTS , and WLAN (2.4 GHz and five) are standard smartphone. The new wireless technology NFC (N ear F ield C ommunication) is on board. There is also a version with LTE , the Samsung Galaxy Note LTE 2 . The USB port allows users to transfer data onto the device.


Two cameras

While the front camera with 1.9 megapixels dissolving works with the back counterpart eight mega pixels, similar to S3. However, the rating triggers 2 not quite as fast. An LED flash brightens motifs in the dark. In the test, the photo quality turned out neat.


Conclusion: Samsung Galaxy Note-2

At first glance, the Galaxy Note 2 as an enlarged Galaxy S3 acts. In fact, Samsung uses a lot of technology that is already used in the S3. The difference: Everything is a size larger, faster, more modern. It has Contributes about the nimble quad-core processor and the lush RAM . But Android 4.1 provides a decent boost. The pen operation gives the device a unique feature that integrates Samsung smart. The sheer size may perhaps deter some, but already the 5.3-inch predecessor was well received – more than seven million remote devices speak for it. The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is perfect for those who do not want to choose between phone and tablet. Who uses his mobile phone as an eBook, digital notepad and video player, hardly find something better.


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