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Samsung Galaxy Note II N7100 review: Writing home

Samsung Galaxy Note II N7100 review: Writing home - read the full textSamsung has produced many great handheld devices in its time, but few have reached iconic status. The company builds its success on great adaptability, an eye for trends and a knack for improving on others’ successful formulas. And yet...


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> In reply to khaleem LG promoter @ 2012-12-25 11:52 from vIw7 - click to readIts 100% true da.........

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  • 2012-12-25 11:55
  • vIw7
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its good phone better than LG model...

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  • 2012-12-25 11:52
  • vIw7

Hmm any easy trick to transfer apps to SD card?
And, i can't even transfer video files to card which are larger than 4GB (mostly my 1080p HD long duration home videos)!

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  • 2012-12-17 06:26
  • t1$A

> In reply to hey nekko @ 2012-10-25 05:47 from K1G9 - click to readI agree. To add, IMHO this is the edge of the envelop for "phablet". Any "competitor" claiming more is dreaming. 1 inch smaller and it's a phone. Just 0.5 inch larger and it is in tablet territory. The only way to allow it to grow a bit more is to make it even thinner and less bezel.

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  • 2012-12-10 14:22
  • v0qu

I can not save photos from facebook.pls if you get my msg tell me how can i do it?

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  • 2012-12-06 17:05
  • mhI$

> In reply to Note 2 User @ 2012-12-05 11:21 from qJen - click to readthat is a lie' stop doing that Samsung.what have they done to You Babylon

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  • 2012-12-05 22:02
  • N7Ax

Several problems using the Note2 that r in my opinion unforgivable. The first one is syning with outlook. Their Keis software is useless and pretty much requires an exchange server. Businesses DO NOT want u to attach to this. Hone set up's do not have them available. This is sonething my 2 tear old phone could do well. Samsung=FAIL. 2nd is attaching a file to a text msg. I use androzip and was surprised it doesn't show up in the list (it shows up in enail). 3rd is the grey on grey email screen with zero contrast. Horrible implementation. Fourth is their keyboard which doesn't auto spell check and seems to choose the wrong letters a bit more than other ones. My typing suddenly got a lot worse. Couple this with doing it by pen...and you get exrra spaces everywhere.

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  • 2012-12-05 11:21
  • qJen

Let me start off by saying I read a lot of online reviews and this one is one of the best I have ever read. I admit I am actually posting this a few weeks later than what I would have wanted to. When I was hungry for information at this phone launch, this reviewer (or gsmarena team, if that's how you want to be identified as :) ) quenched my thirst.

I visit gsmarena day very often for the reliable specification of mobile phones. Never thought they could come out with reviews like this. Appreciate the attention to detail the writer has shown. There was only I thing I could do after reading this review, BUY the phone :)

Please don't interpret this as the reviewer being positively biased towards the product :P

I can now say (after owning the phone for 3 weeks) that this is a stunner of a phone. One of the best screens u could ever see on a mobile device, blacks are truly black and colors are vibrant as you love. Way better outdoor / sunlight readability than all other AMOLEDs / SAMOLEDs. Very intuitive software and UI, blazing fast operation and close-to-none benchmark results. Hate to give credit, but I have to give it up to Samsung for the work they have put in on this device. I have to admit this is the sturdiest feeling Samsung phone yet. Plastics aren't cheap one bit and it sure has a premium feel. I am not comparing this to the premium feel or look the iphone 5 gives but then if you are spending half the money and getting twice the performance, no price for guessing who wins the Bang-for-the-buck award! Also bear in mind the real estate of this phone, iphone 5 with its 4 inch screen looks like the wannabe kid next door trying to the fight the HULK! :D

Totally in love with the phone and would suggest readers to go buy it if your card and your girlfriend allows you to :)

Disclaimer: I neither mean nor intend to convey any offence to apple users, its just a fair comparison.

P.S: This reviewer has successfully managed to make me his fan :)

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  • 2012-11-25 10:30
  • uuy0

I was badly in need of this review..thank u so much gsmarena..

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  • 2012-11-16 21:12
  • Hkts

> In reply to erintechlover @ 2012-10-12 14:38 from PWct - click to readHow long does yours last? Wat apps do u usually use?

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  • 2012-11-14 10:20
  • t7Xr

> In reply to sandi @ 2012-11-07 12:41 from w41e - click to readHow long does your battery last? Wat apps do u usually use? Tnx

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  • 2012-11-14 10:09
  • t7Xi

i am having troubles with my note2 friends :(

i thought getting a big phone with a big touchscreen might help with my finger coordination and image but it doesn't

i thought this one might help because although it has no buttons like all the other big phones at least this one has a stylus

can anyone tell me if it is possible to disable the fingerscreen and use only the stylus?

because i keep on pressing things on the screen with my fingers accidentally and weird stuff happens

one time i pressed something and i saw my own face on the screen and it totally freaked me out like you wouldn't believe

please help friends


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  • 2012-11-13 04:49
  • 3sra

This is really Nice phone and Worthy.

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  • 2012-11-12 02:17
  • uttV

it's 2 good phone but very big

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  • 2012-11-08 14:47
  • t}5}

> In reply to salim @ 2012-11-04 08:37 from uuxu - click to readLog in to google play. Search for call recorder. U can see many free apps download & enjoy.

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  • 2012-11-08 08:23
  • U@KG

> In reply to Spears @ 2012-10-21 15:14 from HxY$ - click to readBattery backup is xlent, and brilent phone....

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  • 2012-11-07 12:41
  • w41e

How to record incoming call in samsung note 2.
? pls help anybody

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  • 2012-11-04 08:37
  • uuxu

Thanks to everyone who helped me to decide between the two colours, Titanium Grey is the colour that almost everyone voted for. So, now I've finally ordered the Note 2 in Titanium Grey!
Thanks guys.

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  • 2012-10-31 12:33
  • 3Ca7

> In reply to El Nino @ 2012-10-16 11:49 from 6p5G - click to readmarble gray

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  • 2012-10-29 16:57
  • vwmB

Q: Is this phablet too big to carry around?

A: No. Guys who can't fit this phablet in his pants are wearing pants so skinny their sperm production is messed up. Girls don't carry phones in their pocket/skirts. They always carry it in their handbags.

Q: Is this phablet too big for one handed usage?

A: No. If you use it one handed exclusively i.e trying to reach every edge of the screen using your thumb then yes. But the thing is nowadays smartphones demand more two handed usage(qwerty keyboard, web browsing, pinch to zoom, setting the camera and so on and so forth). Even people with smaller screen use it two handed (3.5in iphone) and Blackberry users also use theirs two handed. So what's the one handed operation for? Unlocking screen, picking up calls, watching movies, watching slideshows, snapping pictures quickly without meddling with the settings, all which can be done on this phablet with no problem. So, NO the phablet is not too big for one handed operation.

**Those who said this phablet is too big for one handed usage most probably have only one hand which forced them to type on the landscape qwerty one handed and pinch to zoom while holding the device in the same hand. LOL imagine that.

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  • 2012-10-25 05:47
  • K1G9

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