Last month, Vodafone Germany has announced the pricing and availability of Galaxy Note 2 phablet and now two major retailer in Canada, Telus and Mobilicity also preparing to release the latest Samsung Galaxy device on their networks before the end of this month. Unfortunately, both of them did not mention about the price, but the Mobilicity has release a promo if the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 potential buyer will get $50 off if they are one of the first 1,000 people that purchase the device on their network.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is a phablet, which means the device offer powerful performance likes a conventional tablet and also capabilities to make a call likes a smartphone. This device sports 5.5 inch display screen with integrated S Pen and uses a Super AMOLED screen display likes a Galaxy S3 Mini, but offer higher resolution at 1280 x 720 pixels. Like Samsung Galaxy S3, the Phablet also protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2, as well as new Samsung Touch Wiz 5.0 UI to gives ultimate experience.
Speaking of size, the 5.5 inch smartphone measures 151.1 x 80.5 x 9.4 mm and weighing at 180 gram. Under the hood, it has impressive specs, such as a 1.6GHZ Cortex-A9 quad core processor, 2GB of RAM (higher than other smartphone that usually only have 1GB RAM), Mali-400MP GPU and the latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS. It will be available in 16GB and 32GB model, both of them also support Micro SD Card slot for memory expansion and offers a 1.9MP front facing camera for video communications and a 8MP AF rear camera with LED flash for video recording.
Reportedly, the Canadian version of Samsung Galaxy Note will be works on GSM: 850MHz / 900MHz / 1800MHz / 1900MHz, HSPA: 2100MHz (Band I) / 1900MHz (Band II) / 850MHz (Band V) / 900MHz (Band VIII) and support LTE: 700MHz (Band 17) / 2100MHz (Band 7), as well as DLNA, NFC, bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n with Direct and Hot Spot capabilities. If you interested and planning to buy this device, you can check detail specs and features below for more info. Note : Besides Telus and Mobiliciy, the powerful Phablet also hit Bell, Rogers, Videotron, SaskTel, and WIND.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 phablet Specs and Features
Processor : 1.6 GHz Cortex-A9 quad-core
OS : Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Memory : 2GB
Chipset : Exynos 4212 Quad
GPU : Mali-400MP GPU
Display : 5.5 inch HD super AMOLED
Display Features : Multi Touch, S-Pen, Corning Gorilla Glass 2
Internal Storage : 16GB, 32GB
Expandable memory : Up to 64 GB microSD
Camera : 8MP on the back, 1.9MP on the front
Connectivity : micro USB, DLNA, NFC, bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
Network : GSM: 850MHz / 900MHz / 1800MHz / 1900MHz, HSPA: 2100MHz (Band I) / 1900MHz (Band II) / 850MHz (Band V) / 900MHz (Band VIII) and support LTE: 700MHz (Band 17) / 2100MHz (Band 7)
Dimensions : 151.1 x 80.5 x 9.4 mm
Battery : 3100 mAh Lithium-ion
Features : Android Market, Pop up play, AllShare Cast, AllShare Play,S Beam, S Voice, Google Mobile Service apps