As one of the most impressive smartphones in Samsung’s current line-up, the Galaxy Note is also proving popular with Samsung recently announcing the 5 millionth Galaxy Note sale. In this article I will take a look at some of the key features of this unique device.
One of the first things that you will notice about the Samsung Galaxy Note is its size. It is one of the largest smartphones you are likely to come across, with its dimensions owing to the large 5.3 inch touchscreen which is the biggest smartphone screen currently available. Although the Galaxy Note is a large device, true to Samsung form it is lightweight at 178 grams, and slim with a profile of just 9.7 mm. This is a large device, but not so much so that it is unmanageable; it will comfortably fit into a pocket or handbag, and in not cumbersome during use.
As mentioned, the Galaxy Note has a large screen, and this is the crowning feature of the device. This has super AMOLED technology which contributes to the handset’s excellent display quality along with a resolution of 800x 1280. The screen technology has several benefits including wide viewing angles and consistent brightness, even in sunlight which is something that many other smartphone struggle with. Obviously, such a large screen with such a high resolution will benefit several types of user, especially those who use their mobile phones for multimedia like watching movies or playing games. Also, because the screen is so ample, other tasks like editing spreadsheet documents becomes much easier, especially when you use the S-Pen. This is a stylus pen optimised for the Galaxy Note and is included with the phone. This is stored in a hole at the top of the phone when not being used and adds a whole new dimension to the versatility of the phone, as it is also compatible with the handsets built in handwriting recognition technology meaning you can jot down notes which will then be converted to digital text.
Aside from the screen, the rest of the spec list of the Samsung Galaxy Note reads like a dream. An 8 megapixel camera with 1080p video, a 1.4GHz dual-core processor and an update to the latest version of Android ('Ice Cream Sandwich') all contribute to making this one of the most versatile smartphones around. The Samsung Galaxy Note ticks all the boxes, and is the perfect choice for someone who is looking for a versatile alternative to the mainstream smartphones which are currently dominating the market, or for those who are simply looking for the best large-screened smartphone available.