Summary: The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is definitely one of the top models of Samsung, next to Galaxy 3, and its main characteristic is that talks of a large display on which you can write with the pen provided.
Pros: NFC module, 2 GB RAM, S Pen with advanced features; Numerous applications for the S Pen; Advanced photo features, 1.9 MP front camera, internal memory, quad-core processor, Design, Android 4.1.
Conclusion: With a fast quad-core processor, a big, gorgeous display, and features galore, the Samsung Galaxy Note II delivers almost everything a huge-screen smartphone should—just make sure you look at the HTC Droid DNA first.
Pros: Massive high-definition screen. Fast quad-core processor. Includes a pressure-sensitive stylus and well-designed note-taking and drawing software. Runs Android 4.1 "Jelly Bean" out of the box. Good call quality. Stellar battery life.
Cons: Very large. A few minor hiccups in gaming performance. Samsung's heavy UI layer isn't to everyone's taste.
Summary: If what you're after is a high-end Android smartphone with a giant screen, there isn't much not to like about the Galaxy Note II. The performance is excellent, the screen is superb, the camera is fantastic and the AT&T LTE speeds are mind-blowing. Just make sure it fits in your pocket!
Pros: A Lot of Phone to Love:, Solid Improvements From the Original Note:, Truly Impressive Display:, Excellent Call Quality, Fast Download Speeds:, Feature Packed:, MicroSD Card Slot:
Excerpt: To say that the original Galaxy Note was a game-changer is a bit of an understatement. It is said that the best marketing move is not by catering to an existing need, it is creating a need that wasn’t there before. The original Galaxy Note is among the best examples of.
Conclusion: The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 would have been awarded 5 out of 5 if not for a some jarring UI glitches. Admittedly, its design is also weaker than we would have hoped for a handset costing £528 offline , but what the Note 2 does deliver is the best pen integration of any smartphone available.
Conclusion: As we said, you just need to eye over our original Note 2 review to know that unless Samsung did something drastically wrong, the Note 2 LTE would be at the very least good. As it stands, it’s better than that, it’s great.
Pros: 4G connectivity ensures it is fast, Great screen, Outstanding hardware
Cons: Large size isn't for everyone, TouchWiz can be complicated, Expensive on 4G plans
Summary: Revamped phablet. The sleeves are too short or it tweaks at the waist - a clear case for a half-size. This was likely what Samsung thought when designing the Galaxy Note. The second edition just cannot be pigeonholed into a standard size. It is now even a bit bigger - and extremely fast.
Pros: Good workmanship, Very big screen, Powerful platform, Viewing angle stable, high-contrast screen, Very long battery runtime, Fairly good camera, Wi-Fi for 2.4 and 5 GHz, The courage to bridge the gap or, better, to fill the niche. Samsung does not need to fear competition in this size category up...
Cons: Mediocre choice of materials, Averagely bright screen, Slight bluish cast, Limited mobility, No LTE, A higher-quality material impression and a bit more brightness. LTE would be the icing on the cake.
Excerpt: The Good - Big, beautiful screen - Considerable processing power - Long battery life - S Pen The Bad - Occasional feature overload - Volume button placement - Drops some good Android 4.1 UI features - Capacitive buttons can be hit by accident When the Galaxy Note debuted last year, it did so largely...
Pros: - Big, beautiful screen - Considerable processing power - Long battery life - S Pen
Cons: - Occasional feature overload - Volume button placement - Drops some good Android 4.1 UI features - Capacitive buttons can be hit by accident
Conclusion: Sure, there’s a premium price attached to the Samsung Galaxy Note II , but there’s a very good reason for that. In T-Mobile’s case, they’re asking a mind-blowing $369.99 for the Note II – and that’s with a 2-year contract ($649.99 outright), while AT&T and Sprint are selling it for $299.
Pros: Best HD Super AMOLED screen from Samsung to date, Excellent battery life, Deep integrated S Pen features, Perfect for browsing the web, Powerful quad-core processor
Conclusion: With a fast quad-core processor, a big, gorgeous display, and features galore, the Samsung Galaxy Note II delivers everything a huge-screen smartphone should. If you want a phone that doubles as a small tablet, it's the best you'll find.
Pros: Massive high-definition screen. Fast quad-core processor. Smooth UI with plenty of useful touches. Includes a pressure-sensitive stylus and well-designed note-taking and drawing software. Runs Android 4.1 "Jelly Bean" out of the box. Stellar call quality.
Cons: Very large. A few minor hiccups in gaming performance.