Is it a phone, is it a tablet, oh! It’s a Phablet. The new Samsung Galaxy Note 2, the new device from Samsung is something between a phone and a tablet. Slightly unwieldy; it is big for a phone and small for a tablet; it gives you PC like power on the go.
And any doubts about the size of the phone being a problem were cleared by the sales figures. According to IT & Mobile unit chief of Samsung, Shin Jong-kyun Samsung’s, sales of the 5.5-inch “Phablet” new Samsung Galaxy Note 2 should be more than double that of the original Galaxy Note’s 10 million. So what is so special about this Note 2?
With the latest cutting edge technology this phone boasts of amazing features and apps fit for both personal and professional use.
The most noticeable thing about the design is certainly the Corning Gorilla Glass 2-secured HD Super AMOLED screen, measuring a whopping 5.5 inches. A chrome bezel runs around the screen and the curved edges that are not as curved as the Galaxy S 3. It is powered by a Quad-core 1.6GHz processor that processes twice as fast and multi-tasking is a breeze, without worrying about the core melting down.
The super cool Multi Window app functionality defines the phablet’s intrinsic fun and work character. You could doodle while watching a video at the same time without any signs of the system slowing.
But the super AMOLED screen makes it fun to watch videos and movies and is compatible with numerous multimedia formats like DivX, XviD, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 and more. The pictures are bright and clear and you get accurate color display, basically a high definition like experience. As for the size, the joke going around is that it is best for women as it fits into their purse but for men the pocket is too small.
It’s powered by Google Android 4.1 Jelly Bean that is an open source platform enhances the overall performance of the phone. An open source platform, so 3rd party developers improve the system too.
The new Stylus or S-Pen is more responsive and comfortable as it makes writing notes easier and it is possible to cut-and-paste by circling data and moving it with the pen. You can do a preview of websites just as we do on our laptops. The new S Pen is designed in such a way that if you just hover the tip of the S Pen over the screen, it shows previews of emails, texts, photos inside an album, video previews while playing videos and such. The S Pen can also be used to make calls, find addresses, send emails et cetera.
Priced slightly high at Rs 39000, it is not for the common man. If you are thinking of buying this super cool Phablet, Check out at online shopping websites where they offer super cool deals and you might get lucky. Apart from Samsung Galaxy S II you can check out Samsung Galaxy III, Nokia Lumia 820 and other phones in the Smartphone category, compare features, prices and then make a buying decision.