The Galaxy Note was announced at IFA 2011 in Berlin, Germany. It seemed comical to many with its 5.3 inch screen. The size makes it a hybrid device that works as a portable tablet and a smart phone.
It launched in Europe starting in October and East Asia and India by the end of November. Then it was released in Canada on February 14, 2012 and in America on February 19 2012. The North American versions is slightly handicapped by the 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S3 processor but has surreal data speeds with 4G LTE.
|Screen Size||5.3 inches|
|Screen Technology||Super AMOLED|
|Resolution||1280 x 800 WXGA|
|Rear Camera||8 MP with Auto Focus and LED Flash|
|Front Camera||2 MP|
|Processor||1.4 GHz Dual Core Exynos
1.5 GHz Dual Core Snapdragon
|Weight||178 grams (0.39 pounds)|
|Memory||16 GB w/microSD support|
|Operating System||Android 2.3 w/TouchWiz UX|