The Samsung Galaxy Note II released on Monday, and right about now, it is out on Vodafone’s mart. The Galaxy Note is also available on Crimson Mobile Operator. You can pick the Samsung Galaxy Note II for free on £41 and £34 charging plan respectively, you will have to subscribe to a £47 per month Vodafone contract.
The contract covers unlimited texts, minutes and a 2 GB monthly data.
If you feel the two year contract will not be good for you, Samsung is offering the SIM free Samsung Galaxy Note II at the rate of £549.95.
The device a somehow expensive, but the features packaged there in is worthy of investing on, the Galaxy Note II comes with a giant 5.5 inches super AMOLED screen, along with a stylus for onscreen note taking and doodling. The device is powered by a quad core 1.6 GHz processor, empowered with a 3,100mAh battery, and running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The rear facing primary camera is 8 MP with 1080p HD video.
Orange and T-Mobile will make the Samsung Galaxy Note II available starting from October 15, and is provided for upgrade to the EE’s 4G network around October 30.
Lets take a few steps into the full specs of the Samsung Galaxy Note II
The 5.5 inches super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen on the Samsung Galaxy Note II has a 16M colors with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels that has pixel density ~267 ppi protected with the Corning Gorilla Glass with TouchWiz UI.
The resolution of the 8MP rear facing primary camera of the Samsung Galaxy Note II is 3264 x 2448 pixels, and the camera features, autofocus, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization, shooting video at 1080p@30fps. The device also has a 1.9 MP front facing secondary camera for video chat.
The chipset on the Samsung Galaxy Note II is an Exynos4412 quad that runs a 1.6 GHz Cortex-A9 processor along with a Mali-400MP GPU. The Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean Operating system runs the programs on the Samsung Galaxy Note II.
Accelerometer, proximity, gyro, compass and barometer are the sensors packaged on the Samsung Galaxy Note II.
The device came with three internal memory option, 16, 32 and 64 GB option with a RAM of 2GB as well as a microSD card slot for storage extension up to 64 GB.
The network and connectivity features on the Samsung Galaxy Note II includes; 2G – GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900, 3G – HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100, 4G LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 – N7105, GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR, NFC, microUSB (MHL) v2.0, USB Host support, GPS with A-GPS support and GLONASS.
The Samsung Galaxy Note II device has a touch sensitive control and Samsung also added the S Pen stylus.
The battery that powers the Samsung Galaxy Note II device is standard Li-Ion 3100mAh that boasts of standby time up to 980 hours on 2G, 890 hours on 3G, and talk time of 35 hours on 2G and 16 hours on 3G.
The weight of the Samsung Galaxy Note II device is 183g with a body dimension of 151.1 x 80.5 x 9.4 mm
Other features on the device includes; thread view SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS, HTML 5 browser, Java via Java MIDP emulator, SNS integration, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Dropbox (50 GB storage), TV-out (via MHL A/V link, MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264/H.263 player, MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player.
More features on the Samsung Galaxy Note II device includes; Organizer, Image/video editor, Document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa integration, Voice memo/dial/commands, Predictive text input (Swype)
The sound department of the Samsung Galaxy Note II is empowered with 3.5mm jack and a loudspeaker.