Samsung announces Galaxy Note II with Jelly Bean



Smartphone Giant, Samsung has announced its next generation smartphone Galaxy Note 2 at its event at the IFA trade show in Berlin. This tablet cum smartphone runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean mobile operating system.

Samsung announces Galaxy Note II with Jelly Bean

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 features large 5.5 inch super AMOLED HD display, slightly larger than the previous Note‘s 5.3-inches. It is powered by a 1.6GHz quad-core CPU and 2GB of RAM. This device features a 8 megapixel camera and 1.9 pixel front camera. Its camera has all the new camera functions that we saw in the Galaxy S III. It will com in 16/32/64GB storage models.

“Last year at IFA, we launched the GALAXY Note, which opened a new category of smart mobile devices. This year, again at IFA, I am proud to announce the GALAXY Note II, which will encourage users to ‘unleash their inner creativity.’ With a perfect viewing experience and unique and differentiated features, users can discover information and capture their ideas faster, express thoughts freely and manage tasks more efficiently. For anyone who wants to be creative, expressive and unique, the Samsung GALAXY Note II will be the ideal device, allowing users to live a life extraordinary,” said JK Shin, President of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics.

Nothing about the price have been announced. This tablet cum phone will be available in market around the globe starting october.

Samsung GALAXY Note II Specifications 


 3G: HSPA+ 21Mbps (HSDPA 21Mbps / HSUPA 5.76Mbps)4G LTE: 100Mbps/ 50Mbps (HDSPA 42Mbps / HSUPA 5.76Mbps)


 1.6 GHz quad-core processor


5.5” HD Super AMOLED (1,280 x 720)


Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)


 Main(Rear): 8 Megapixel Auto Focus Camera with LED Flash, BSISub(Front): 1.9 Megapixel VT Camera, BSI

Best Photo, Best Faces, Low light shot 


Codec: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, VC-1, DivX, WMV7, WMV8, WMV9, VP8, Format: 3GP(MP4), WMV(ASF), AVI, FLV, MKV, WebM

Full HD(1080p) Playback & Recording 


 Codec: MP3, OGG, WMA, AAC, ACC+, eAAC+, AMR(NB,WB), MIDI, WAV, AC-3, Flac 

Music Player with SoundAlive

3.5mm Ear Jack 

S Pen Optimized Features


 S Pen Experience 

– S Note, S Planner, Email with hand-writing integration

– S Pen Keeper 

– Quick Command, Easy Clip, Photo Note, Paper Artist  

Air View

 Popup Note, Popup Play

 Shape Match, Formula Match, Idea Visualizer

Sharing Features


Samsung AllShare Play & Control

Samsung AllShare Cast(WiFi Display) – Mirroring & Extension

Samsung AllShare Framework 

S Beam

Content Features & Services


 Samsung Apps

Samsung Kies /Samsung Kies Air

Samsung TouchWiz / Samsung L!ve Panel

 Samsung Hub 

– Game Hub 

– Learning Hub* / Music Hub* / Video Hub* / Media Hub*(US only) 

Samsung ChatOn mobile communication service

Samsung S Suggest

Smart Stay, Direct Call, Screen Recorder, Quick Glance

Page Buddy/ Tag Buddy/ Word Buddy

Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, Google Latitude

Google Play Store, Google Play Books, Google Play Movies

Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk,

Google Places, Google Navigation, Google Downloads


Enterprise Solutions

(upon request)


 On Device Encryption (H/W)Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync

VPN(F5, Cisco, Juniper)

MDM(Sybase Afaria, MobileIron, SOTI, Good)


VMware MVP 




 Bluetooth® v 4.0 (Apt-X Codec support) LE

USB 2.0 Host

WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5 GHz), Wi-Fi HT40

Wi-Fi Direct




 Accelerometer, RGB Light, Digital Compass, Proximity, Gyro, Barometer 


 16/32/64GB User memory + 2GB (RAM)

microSD (up to 64GB) 


 80.5 x 151.1 x 9.4 mm, 180 g


 Standard battery, Li-ion 3,100mAh