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ONLINE RETAILER Clove has announced that Samsung's phone come tablet, the Galaxy Note, will be in stock in November.
Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note at this month's IFA show in Germany with its large 5.3in screen. The device is "a new category of product", according to Samsung and is available for pre-order.
Clove said, "We can now confirm that the first stock of the 5.3 [inch] beast is due to be here late November. At the moment the price remains unconfirmed, but it is likely to be around the indicative price of £500 + VAT that we have listed on the website."
When you add on the VAT the price comes out at a steep £600 but this is subject to change. Clove has had a lot of interest in the upcoming gadget with queries "on a daily basis for an approximate release date".
The large phone or small tablet will run Android 2.3 Gingerbread and be driven by a 1.4GHz dual-core processor. It will have a decent 8MP camera, a 2MP front facing webcam and a 'Smart Pen' stylus for control and on-screen notation.
The Galaxy Note will have 16GB of onboard storage that can be expanded via the microSD card slot. µ
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