Samsung Galaxy Note 2

The Note 2 could appeal to students, to artists, to business professionals and, yes, even to those who aren't invested in tablets, but would like a larger screen. However, many people won't feel drawn to use the S Pen, and the Note 2's extra-large size and expense will turn others off.


Battery Life

Battery Capacity
3100 mAh

Camera

Camera resolution
8-megapixel
Video capture
Yes
Camera flash
LED

Connectivity

Networks
GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, UMTS 850, UMTS 900, UMTS 1900, UMTS 2100, LTE 1800
Connectivity
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Next G, 3G, HSDPA, HSUPA, USB, GPS, 4G

Display

Screen resolution
720 x 1280 pixels
Number of colours
16 million

Entertainment

Games
Yes
FM radio
Yes
Video player
Yes

Functionality

Input method
Touchscreen
Digital camera
Yes
Synchronisation method(s)
USB2.0
Operating system
Android
Supported audio file formats
AAC, MP3, WMA
Supported video file formats
MPEG-4, WMV, H.264
Supported picture file formats
JPG
Web browser
Yes
Voice recorder
Yes
Version of OS
4.1 Jelly Bean
App Store
Yes
Video calls
Yes

General

Processor
Exynos 4412 Quad
Processor speed
Quad-1600 MHz
RAM
2000 MB
Dimensions (W x D x H)
80 x 9.4 x 151 mm
Weight
183 g
Availability
Telstra, Optus, Vodafone

Memory

Expansion slot
microSD
Internal memory
16000 MB

Messaging

Messaging options
SMS, MMS, E-mail, Instant Messaging
E-mail protocols
POP3, IMAP4, SMTP

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User Reviews / Comments  Samsung Galaxy Note 2

  • LiamD2

    LiamD2

    Rating8

    "I have been playing around with the note 2 for some time now. I love the clear display, android 4.1 OS, the dual app screen and s-voice. The phone has super-fast internet download speeds and the mo..."

  • AidanG

    AidanG

    Rating10

    "It really is just that little too big, I think if they could make the bezel just that little bit smaller or knock it down to 5.3 inches, it would have been perfect! I think the newest phones that s..."

  • cesttegan

    cesttegan

    Rating9

    "S-pen is pretty nifty, I was really impressed with the interpretation of handwriting and the way the s-pen can be used to quickly produce and annotate screen captures.

    Multi-tasking f..."

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