Samsung Galaxy Note, a Dual Core Smart phone or a Tablet?

Is it confusion or just a marketing strategy? Samsung electronics has introduced a device that even they can’t make up their mind to determine whether it’s a tablet or a smart phone, the new Galaxy Note features a 5.3 inch WXGA (1280X800 pixels) HD Super AMOLED display screen suiting a tablet’s description; however, the device also boasts of full telephony features. Apparently, the manufacturer has left consumers with responsibility to decide the best genre fitting Samsung Galaxy Note, there has been such a case concerning the 5 inch Dell’s Streak; if you would like it to be a smart phone or tablet, the liberty is all yours. In addition to an amazing 285ppi, Samsung Galaxy Note is shipped with a stylus, referred to as the S pen; it works with dedicated applications such as S memo and S planner.

As expected of latest Android smart phones, the Galaxy Note runs on v2.3.4 Gingerbread operating system; on the other hand, it houses advanced features such as a 1.4GHz dual core processor, 1GB RAM and Mali-400MP comparable to those of Samsung P6800 Galaxy Tab 7.7; however, it comes with a more beefed up 8.0-megapixel camera, the above stated features presents a conflicting impression as to whether we should classify Samsung Galaxy Note as a Smart Phone of Tablet, nevertheless, the most important aspect consumers should observe is its functionality. Apart from classification issues, the new Samsung Galaxy Note clearly houses some of the best components in the tablet and smart phone universe, unlike the Galaxy Tab 7.7, Galaxy Note is capable of recording 1080p quality video clips with its enormous 8.0-Megapixel camera. Consumers who are eager to find a hybrid device with both telephony and tablet functionality need not look any further, Samsung Galaxy Note best suits their desires.
Samsung Galaxy Note measures 9.65mm thick and weighs only 178 grams; as a tablet, I must say, it’s the best portable tablet in the industry and as a smart phone, there is no clear match for its enormous capabilities. According to Samsung, the birth of Galaxy Note comes as a result of its continued innovation and careful study of the mobile culture, communication and entertainment to bring out the best experience in a single elegant device. The device also utilizes Samsung’s Super AMOLED screen technology to offer vivid images with clear HD characteristics than conventional HD display screens. Samsung Galaxy Note’s superior display panel provides unmatched web surfing experience bringing out presentations with high resolution.
Samsung Galaxy Note Features/Specifications;
  • Android v2.3.4 Gingerbread operating system
  • 1.4GHz ARM cortex Dual; core processor
  • 5.3 inch WXGA (1280X800 pixels) HD Super AMOLED display screen
  • 1GB RAM, Mali-400MP, 16GB/32 internal storage capacity
  • 8.0-Megapixel camera with 1080p video recording
  • Support up to 32GB MicroSD card, shipped with 2GB MicroSD card
  • 3G enabled, 21Mbps on HSDPA and 5.67Mbps on HSUPA
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