KOREAN GADGET MAKER Samsung will launch its Galaxy Note on 17 November.
Samsung revealed the Galaxy Note last month at the IFA show in Berlin. It looks at the device as "a new category" with its 5.3in HD Super AMOLED display with 800x1280 resolution. The way we look at it, the Note is either a small tablet or a large smartphone.
The Galaxy Note has a 1.4GHz dual-core processor and HSPA+, runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread and could cost as much as £600 SIM free. It will also have an 8MP camera, a 2MP front facing webcam and a 'Smart Pen' stylus for control and on-screen scribbling. The device will have 16GB of onboard storage that can be expanded via the microSD card slot. It will be 9.65mm thick and weigh 178g.
Simon Stanford, MD of mobile for Samsung UK and Ireland said, "The Galaxy Note is a great example of Samsung's passion for innovation by bringing to market a brand new category of mobile products. It is our fastest handset to date and brings together all the benefits of our award-winning smartphone technology and services." µ