Samsung Galaxy Note

Samsung Galaxy Note II tipped for August 30th reveal

Samsung Galaxy Note II tipped for August 30th reveal

Just last week, a report from MK Business News indicated that the Galaxy Note II would be unveiled at the end of August during IFA 2012. The publication also hinted at some of the specifications, including a 5.5-inch screen that would occupy the same space as the current Galaxy Note. Now DDaily reports that that Samsung will hold a Mobile Unpacked event at IFA that will show off the successor to the Galaxy Note.

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AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note Premium Suite software upgrade hands-on

AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note Premium Suite software upgrade hands-on

This week AT&T will be pushing the Samsung Galaxy Note Premium Suite upgrade with Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich, and we've got our hands on it right this minute. This upgrade in software brings you several features in S-Note and S-Memo and also brings on Android Beam with NFC as well as facial unlock - the strangest screen unlock of them all! You'll also gain access to a strange application that's also out now for the Galaxy S III: Samsung's My Story app.

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Samsung Galaxy Note II tipped for 5.5″ screen, September launch

Samsung Galaxy Note II tipped for 5.5″ screen, September launch

Previous details of the Samsung Galaxy Note II have indicated that the device would feature a larger screen and quad-core Exynos processor. The current Note is already a hefty device with a 5.3-inch Super AMOLED HD display, so it’s hard to imagine something even larger without crossing over into tablet territory. GSMArena has heard from a trusted source that the Note II will feature a 5.5-inch display.

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Samsung Galaxy Note II rumored for October

Samsung Galaxy Note II rumored for October

The Samsung Galaxy Note is a curious device, with consumers and reviewers baffled by the large form factor. Still, the not-quite-a-phone not-quite-a-tablet managed to find an audience across the globe, with Samsung announcing at the beginning of the month that the company had sold 7 million units worldwide. What about the follow-up? According to MK Business News, the Galaxy Note II will feature an even larger screen.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 nixed from pre-orders [UPDATED]

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 nixed from pre-orders [UPDATED]

This year we've seen the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 not once, not twice, but three times (and more) in the wild at trade shows leading up to this moment: when the device actually goes on sale. What we were told earlier today was that at least one if not two or more major online retailers would be launching a pre-order page for this device. What we're seeing now is that not only were these links up, they've been pulled as well.

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Samsung Galaxy S and S II reach 50m sales

Samsung Galaxy S and S II reach 50m sales

Back in Feburary,Samsung announced that it had sold 20 million Galaxy S II devices across the world, and in March the company declared that it had shifted 5 million Galaxy Notes. Samsung has now released some updated sales figures, saying that 50 million Galaxy S and Galaxy S II units have been sold thanks to combined channel and distributor sales.

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Samsung releases Galaxy Note ICS source code

Samsung releases Galaxy Note ICS source code

The Galaxy Note is a contentious device among tech reviewers, but it seems to have found a happy audience across the world despite its size. Samsung began rolling out an Ice Cream Sandwich update across Europe and Asia not too long ago, and now the South Korean company has released the ICS source code for the device. That means enterprising hackers and developers will be able to create custom ROMs and kernels for the phablet.

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Samsung Galaxy S III vs Galaxy Note hands-on

Samsung Galaxy S III vs Galaxy Note hands-on

This week at CTIA 2012 we caught up with Ryan Bidan, Director of Product Marketing for Samsung Mobile, who was glad to provide us with a hands-on comparison between the Samsung Galaxy S III and the Galaxy Note, two titans for the modern Samsung smartphone line. What you're about to see is that in addition to the obvious differences between the two like the screen size and the fact that the Galaxy Note has a pen, the Galaxy S III provides its own set of wholly unique elements that the Galaxy Note does not yet have access to. Have a peek here and see if it's time to pick up the Note or if you'll be better off waiting for the next-generation Galaxy smartphone.

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