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Samsung Galaxy Note is an IFA Berlin highlight

Rating: Half smartphone, half tablet & half notepad. It ain’t half good

One of the big hits from the IFA Berlin show has undoubtedly got to be the Samsung Galaxy Note. As the name implies, this is a smartphone pretending to be a hybrid of a handset, a tablet and a notepad. On paper this might even work because it boasts a 5.3 inch WXGA (1280 x 800) HD Super AMOLED screen. So we’re are talking high res is us. The really clever bit is that while the device is actually running a smartphone OS in the shape of Android O 2 .3 (Gingerbread), it also has a touch pen capability courtesy of S Pen (Advanced smart pen) support. What GoMo News noticed in particular about this device is the breadth of the marketing efforts behind it. Not only are there dedicated apps (Android & Samsung), but also pages on the Facebook social networking site and a standard web site dedicated entirely to the product here. Continue reading

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