Galaxy Note

Samsung poised to give smartphone division to smart home chief

Samsung Electronics, the world’s biggest smartphone maker by volume, has had a string of disappointing quarters, mostly due to declines in its mobile division. Now it looks like mobile head and co-CEO J.K Shin could be on his way out, according to a new report in the Wall Street Journal.

Galaxy Note 2: Small video look at a big phone

It’s hard to classify what Samsung’s Galaxy Note 2 is because it mostly requires two hands to use and has a 5.5-inch display. But it fits in a front pocket and makes voice calls. Here’s our first look at Samsung’s latest and greatest Android device.

Time to bet on the stylus, again

Fjord’s Prashant Agarwal thinks we should forgive the stylus its sins of the past and reconsider how it could complement our tablet experience. And as the tablet markets grows, this is an opportunity for companies to differentiate their products from the iPad and extend the value of touch devices.

That was quick: Galaxy Note II for T-Mobile coming soon?

Having just launched the Galaxy Note six weeks ago, could T-Mobile be readying the Galaxy Note II? Aside from the original phone out of stock on T-Mobile’s website, a leaked screenshot and product name indicate that T-Mo could go big with the new Galaxy Note II.

First look at T-Mobile’s speedy Galaxy Note

It’s here! Samsung’s Galaxy Note has arrived for those wanting a T-Mobile version and it looks to be worth the wait. This video look shows Android 4.0.4, the S-Pen and an overall size comparison between the Note, Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 7 tablet.

T-Mobile branded Galaxy Note captured on camera

Two hints from earlier this week tipped us off and now a picture of Samsung’s Galaxy Note with T-Mobile branding confirms the rumor. There’s no official word from T-Mobile, but it’s a safe bet T-Mobile customers will get their own version of Samsung’s 5.3-inch Android smartphone.

T-Mobile getting the Galaxy Note? Evidence says yes.

Enthusiast site T-Mo News has two bits of evidence suggesting that T-Mobile will have it’s own version of the 5.3-inch handset; currently an AT&T exclusive in the U.S. market. Aside from a similar product number, an alleged screenshot from a Galaxy Note shows a T-Mobile app.

Phone or tablet? A wrong Galaxy Note question to ask

A Samsung Galaxy Note review unit arrived this weekend; here’s a brief look at the hardware. People are asking the wrong question about the Note, trying to classify it as a phone, a tablet or even a “phablet.” I’ll show you the right question to ask.

If stylus = fail, Samsung’s Galaxy Note has 5M failures

Apparently a 5.3-inch smartphone isn’t too big, and having stylus to go with it doesn’t mean it’s a failure: Samsung announced 5 million sales of its Galaxy Note Wednesday. Even with the included stylus, the oversized phone — or undersized tablet — is the right size for success.

Samsung Galaxy Note stylus about to get more useful

Along with a promised upgrade to Android 4.0, Samsung is adding more functionality to the S Pen stylus used with the Galaxy Note. The 5.3-inch handset will gain more stylus-supported apps along with new software and better recognition of handwritten text from the S Pen.

Samsung’s 5.3-inch Galaxy Note with LTE: $299 on AT&T

Another hot device from this month’s Consumer Electronics Show is about to hit the market: AT&T announced a Feb. 5 pre-order date for the Samsung Galaxy Note. With a 5.3-inch HD display, can this phone, er tablet, succeed where Dell failed with the Streak?

Samsung Galaxy Note teardown shows small LTE chip

We often see third-party device teardowns, but Samsung bucks the trend by showing breakdown of its 5.3-inch Galaxy Note. Those who say Android screens are getting larger mainly because of LTE radio size need to take a closer look at this dissection. I think they’re wrong.

Samsung goes big with a 5.3-inch, high-res phone

In a challenge to Apple’s Retina Display technology, Samsung introduced a new high-resolution smartphone, the Samsung Note. The phone packs 1280×800 pixels in a 5.3-inch Super AMOLED screen paired with a 1.4 GHz dual-core processor and digital pen. Is it too big to be a phone?