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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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Y u guys didnt mention about d split screen multitasking?

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  • 2012-10-09 11:45
  • bJfx

> In reply to iphone fan @ 2012-10-05 13:52 from 0@dE - click to readIphone fans are so jealous, that they now troll unwantedly here. They support other phone makers too bcoz they fear losing their hype but no use fisher price phone is out now and trailling every smart phone out there.

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  • 2012-10-08 18:36
  • rK3D

impressive baterry backup

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  • 2012-10-08 16:56
  • wrfG

The best review of the Note II that I've read so far. Excellent job guys.

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  • 2012-10-07 16:58
  • kJrA

Good battery backup

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  • 2012-10-07 16:13
  • U@1x

i love note 2 i love samsung phones

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  • 2012-10-07 16:10
  • Hkqj

The best smartphone in the world.

I am buying one even if I have to sell my kidney. lol

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  • 2012-10-07 08:46
  • SHed

I guess there won't be a multi-tasking update now that the SW is out?

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  • 2012-10-06 22:01
  • M{4R

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-06 16:19 from tRIL - click to readYes the Nokia Lumia is a joke!!!

Wp is so limited,so few features...

Flat and Boring!

No games and No apps

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  • 2012-10-06 17:28
  • nbuZ

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-05 14:30 from YPb1 - click to readAnd now Nokia is about to declare bankruptcy. So much for solid, long lasting phone. The mobile phone of 90s-00s is expensive, limited in capability so their need to be durable, now, the flagship of 2 years ago is worth peanut.

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  • 2012-10-06 16:19
  • tRIL

> In reply to will lee wanta @ 2012-10-05 20:05 from PASA - click to readI do believe Samsung is launching 2 flagships per year, but I don't think that's a bad thing. Notes are pretty much revamped S series with larger displays and added digitalizer capabilities. The thing is these revamped flagships are not intended for the general masses, as the S series are. They're more a niche product due to their size and higher price point.

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  • 2012-10-05 20:41
  • N9xA

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-04 09:54 from v0Xt - click to readclearly you never use a galaxy note.
s-pen is not just a stylus. If you work in creative world, it helped a lot.
If you like you edit pictures, s-pen come really handy.

I seldom use the s-pen. But hey, that doesn,t stop me from buying and using galaxy note. Let the s-pen sits in its place and i still can use note as a normal smartphone with large screen.

Personally, i prefer s3. But i'll go for note2. Why? because of the s-pen.

I once heard this dialogue in a movie (forgot the title):
"Having a gun is Just like condoms. It's better you have one in your pocket but don't use it. Rather than don't have one when you are in need"


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  • 2012-10-05 20:17
  • PASA

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-05 07:52 from jn@x - click to reads3 and note2 are targeted at different user groups.

s3 is for those who want a good-looking smartphone.
While note2 is for those who want a smarphone with stylus capability (hence more creative and productive ability), but still possess good look.

It is a marketing strategy too. You don't want to release more than one flagship phones at the same time.
Like a chinese saying: there cannot be two gods at the same mountain at the same time

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  • 2012-10-05 20:05
  • PASA

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-05 14:30 from YPb1 - click to readdude, your logic is irrelevant

I love large screen because i can browse the net better.
I love large screen because it showed pictures and videos better.
I love large screen because i can see more when taking pictures.
I love large screen because i can see texts better when they are large.

Today, a cellphone is not only about making call and sending sms. But as an advance communication tool.
Sure, we still need basic cell phone for those who cannot afford fancier phone.

Cell phone has trends too. Back in 2002-2005 (i guess), people want smaller phone. And then came the "razor thin" trend. Then came the "touchscreen" trend. And now, we have "large display" trend

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  • 2012-10-05 19:59
  • PASA

> In reply to masuod @ 2012-10-05 14:25 from sbWf - click to readThere it is. Good guy GSM Arena just cooked it up for you. The results are impressive (73 freakin' hours!)

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  • 2012-10-05 19:45
  • N9xA

> In reply to iphone fun @ 2012-10-05 15:16 from 0@dE - click to readloL! really??!! note 2 is cheaper and far betetr than any smartphone! best smartphone ever! speed smoothness of jellybean and unlimited open os and high high fps rate! wp and ios are useless in front of android!

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  • 2012-10-05 17:35
  • MDVw

> In reply to Sea-Breeze @ 2012-10-03 21:24 from Nthi - click to readActually you can use it as a sunshade during sunny days and againts rain during rainy days...

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  • 2012-10-05 17:14
  • Xp2L

> In reply to iphone fun @ 2012-10-05 15:16 from 0@dE - click to readHow you lumania is better evev you didnt touch that. What you abt windows 8. Seems u r paid for comments.

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  • 2012-10-05 16:10
  • wiaV

> In reply to iphone fan @ 2012-10-05 13:52 from 0@dE - click to readWindows phone have a long way to prove worthiness. So far, the Windows 7 phones have been disappointments, with the notion that they will not have upgrades to the new OS. The fixed battery alone is a big turn-off.

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  • 2012-10-05 15:22
  • v0qx

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-05 14:30 from YPb1 - click to readAnd do you really need to be lectured about why screens need to be bigger for mobile units like the Note?

You have a choice of going for smaller screens like 3" screens with the old TFT or even LCD types. So, to you 7" to 10" tablets aren't riduculously big because of what, they're tablets? And those have cellphone functions too! Again, stop thinking about the Note as being a regular cellphone.

Obviously you see no personal reason for a bigger screen usage. Your personal choice should not be a basis from discouraging what others really want and need. You figure it out what it is that we do with a capacitive-active S Pen integrated 5.5" HD Super AMOLED screen, with a powerful processor and GPU, and the convenience that it gives from what we pay the cellular companies for. Try doing those with a tiny screen!

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  • 2012-10-05 15:17
  • v0qx

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