Samsung Galaxy Note 5: Five Expected Features

The next Samsung Galaxy Note is rumored to be launched on August 13, 2015. Though there are many speculations in regard to the new features; we are bringing the top 5 most expected features:5 Features Expected from the yet to Be Announced Samsung Galaxy Note 5

 V. The Note is surely an awesome device but it has been outclassed by the likes of HTC One, LG G4 and Samsung’s own Galaxy S6. People love the leather-like  back finish but they are expecting a glass back in Note 5.

IV. Removable battery and micro SD card slot is much expected. They want to have easy access to the battery and to the micro SD card slot so that they maneuver the phone according to their need

III. Samsung Note 5 is expected to come with a good fingerprint sensor. While Apple has the best sensor as of now, people want Note 5 to come with the feature. Well, Samsung can take a cue from the sensor feature of S6.

II. It is important that Note 5 comes with a better screen resolution so that it becomes easier to read small texts. Moreover, since Note is used for multitasking, an improved screen would be extremely helpful. However, people are not looking for a bigger screen.

 I. Last but not the least, people are looking forward to a Note 5, which should be better and more efficient in every way than S6. Galaxy S6 might be samsung’s flagship smartphone but users love Note and they find it cooler. May be a 4 GB RAM or Type-C USB is what people are expecting of Samsung Galaxy Note 5.… Read the rest

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Touring With Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0- Stuns With Its Hover View But Disappoints On The Last Leg

Samsung never once seems to get tired of its battle with Apple or any name for that matter. As soon as Apple launched the iPad Mini to splash into the small tab land, Samsung stepped in with the Galaxy Note 8.0. As they say, god things come in small packages—check out the Galaxy Note 8.0 to judge how much of this is true.

Breezy, uber-sleek and sexily cool- the1.6 GHz quad-core Exynos processor powered tab  boxes out the iPad Mini on the very first look. With 1280×800 pixel display and 2GB RAM spunking up the dolled up Galaxy prodigy, Samsung has finally got us dazed into an addiction of sorts. The pressure-sensitive stylus matches head with the unique dual-window feature on the tablet makes you take a bow to this tiny miracle from the Samsung stable.

 

Add to this a “hover view” spec and the preview feature comes alive like you never thought on the Galaxy Note 8.0.  The screen breathes life into the images it portrays and the powerful battery illumines the Galaxy Note 8.0 like you never thought. The cameras are not worth scanning but do a decent job. Just that we expected the Note 8.0 to pack in functionality akin to a laptop. Only here—it falls short!… Read the rest

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Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 In The Ring With Samsung Galaxy Note 2- The Winner Emerges Shaken Not Stirred

The Sony Xperia Z almost managed to end my from my Samsung Galaxy fixation  but before it got too late, the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 jolted me back into senses. Just when I thought that I must switch camps, Samsung stirred such a cocktail that shook me up. The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 was not up to my expectations– here is a faceoff between the two titans that Samsung has already crowned as darlings.

Opening magic – A quick look at the Galaxy Mega 6.3 and I knew that a winner was in my hands. The 6.3-inch screen size is one good reason that catapults the Mega to a rank higher than the Galaxy Note 2. At 5.5 inches, the Note 2 fails to look into Mega’s eyes. The PLS HD display in the Mega 6.3 further hogs the limelight beating Galaxy Note’s HD Super AMOLED display in Round I of the face off.

Still waters run dip—admittedly, the Samsung Mega 6.3 failed to catch my eye over the Galaxy Note 2 initially. However, now that I know that the Mega spits fire with a 1.7GHz dual-core processor I weighed the Note 2 in Round II of the face off. Sadly, the Note 2 spits fireballs with its 1.6 GHz Exynos Quad-core processor.

Box space decides the boxing champ – The fair face off ends with Round III—the storage space on both Galaxy babies combat with each other for final glory. Despite all my silent prayers to crown the Galaxy Mega as winner, it falters at the final round with its 1.5 GB RAM. Come what may, the Mega 6.3 would have 8 GB or 16 GB internal box space. The Galaxy Note 2 wins hands down with its 16 GB and 32 GB box options.… Read the rest

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Rings A Melody—Gongs A Rhythm That Harks Back to Samsung Grand

Samsung is binding books too tight and pages too close. With its smartphones selling like hot cakes, users are still lost in the Galaxy cocktails. With Samsung Galaxy S lineup, Note series and more, Samsung is brewing soup that is slated to get spicy and hotter! We have first hand insight into what Samsung Galaxy Note 3 could look like. Catch it if you can.

The youngest sibling from the Note line of kids from Samsung family shall be 5.9 inch wide. Reminds me of Samsung Galaxy Grand but might be way better– with a fiery 800 quad core 2.3 GHz processor. Spunk this up with 128 GB ROM and 3GB RAM, the Lime Pie fed Galaxy Note 2 spits fire that caresses users with its addictive heat.

Oh, before we forget, this rendition of the Note shall come loaded with a never-expected pixel tag on its shutter. The real punch might come from Xenon and LED Flash.

Now wait—this is all part of a clone news from China. However, hold on– what if the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 actually comes in this avatar? Want to make a note? I do! The Galaxy Note 3 might even don this look.… Read the rest

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Samsung Galaxy Note On The Cusp Of Change: Gets Premium Upgrade

 

 

What is Samsung offering us this New Year: A premium suite upgrade for Galaxy Note. On its global website Samsung has revealed its newest upgrade giving reasons to Galaxy Note users to rejoice. The upgrade will let the users do multitasking similar to that of Samsung Galaxy Note 2 i.e.work on the same screen without any changes in the screen.

Another addition to the Galaxy Note is the Popup Note, which lets users take down directions, phone numbers and other information while they bust chatting on a call. The Pop Up Note appears on the screen as soon as a user would pull out the S pen.

The most enticing feature of this upgrade is the Popup video and Browser that allows users to watch videos or browse the web while doing other things.… Read the rest

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Zync Cloud Z5: An Affordable Phablet Option

Looks like the phablet is the flavor of the season, with its gorgeously huge screen, and consumers are getting more options to choose from. Now it’s not always been a great idea (remember the case of the unfortunate Dell Streak), but with the success of Samsung’s Galaxy Note devices, every manufacturer wants to jump on the phablet bandwagon. The latest entry in this range is the Zync Cloud Z5, and its biggest USP has got to be its price tag. But, for its low cost, does it compromise on quality?

Looks: At first glance, it does resemble the very first Samsung Galaxy Note, the N7000, which we guess is a good thing. With a 5-inch capacitive touchscreen and one physical button, we like its minimalistic front. The rear of this device sports a matte-textured black finish, giving it a solid and strong look.

On the inside: The Zync Cloud Z5 has a 5-inch TFT LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 480X800 pixels. We would have loved the screen to have a better resolution, but at Rs 9,000, it’s a lot more than we could have bargained for. Powered by a single-core 1 GHz processor and 512 MB of RAM, it isn’t exactly a powerhouse, but manages to run apps pretty well. The Zync Cloud C5 comes with Android ICS and gives a pure vanilla experience of the OS with no customized skin overlays.

It has 4 GB of internal storage space, which can be further expanded thanks to the microSD card slot. It is fitted with an 8 MP camera on the rear with an LED flash, and a 0.3 MP front-facing camera for making video calls. A 2500 mAh battery gives this device about 5 hours of continuous video playback, so it can last an entire day on a single charge quite comfortably. The best part about the Zync Cloud C5 is that it can fit in two SIM cards.

Performance: Even though the resolution does seem on the lower side, this phablet managed to reproduce color quite well on its 5-inch screen. SD video files too played comfortably. But for some reason, it was unable to play HD videos, even those at 720p resolution. The sound could have had a little better finish as music played in the maximum volume came out loud, but noisy.

It does manage to be your work/fun companion, quite like the Galaxy Note, but of course, the quality just isn’t the same – obviously. However, if you’re low on budget, but still looking for a phablet experience, the Zync Cloud C5 does handle browsing, gaming, watching videos, working on documents, all quite well.… Read the rest

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Samsung Galaxy Note II Vs Samsung Galaxy Note 1: Clash Of The Kins

 

 

Samsung seems to be on its own sweet song and its singing it really good! With Note it made a ripple that proved pretty noticeable. And now with the Note 2 it has initiated waves, the impact of which is not yet gauged in totality. With the Note, the gizmo maker brought in the Phablet,  a rare combination of phone and a tablet . And now with Note 2, we are sure, you would need to negate the PA you pay every month—to say the least. Here’s a table that could leave you grasping for breath—well , no pun intended, but here’s a comparative analysis into the specs and features each Note has up its sleeve. The ball is in your court. Check this out and hit off the right NOTE.

Specs/Features SAMSUNG NOTE SAMSUNG NOTE 2
GPS PLUS NAVIGATION A-GPS support A-GPS support
JAVA Java MIDP emulator Java MIDP emulator
EDGE Class 12 Class 12
3G HSDPA 21 Mbps and HSUPA 5.76 Mbps HSDPA 21 Mbps and HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
GPRS Class 12 Class 12
BATTERY  Li-Ion 2500 mAh  Li-Ion 3100 mAh
INTERNAL MEMORY 1 gb ram, 16GB or 32GB 2 gb ram, 16GB or 32GB or 64 GB
EXTERNAL EXPANDABLE UPTO 32GB 32GB
EMAIL Yes with push email Yes With push email, IM and RSS
BROWSING HTML Flash, HTML
MESSAGING SERVICES Push Mail, RSS, SMS, MMS, Email,  IM, SMS, MMS
WI FI Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA ,Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n,  Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA ,Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n,  Wi-Fi hotspot, Dual band
INFRARED PORT No No
VOICE RECORDING Yes Yes
REAR CAMERA 8 MP, LED flash, Autofocus 8 MP, LED flash, Autofocus, geo tagging, face detection, image stabilization
FRONT CAMERA FOR VC 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
SCREEN WIDTH 5.3 inches 5.5 inches
RESOLUTION 800 x 1280 pixels 720 x 1280 pixels
TOUCH Yes AMOLED Capacitive Yes AMOLED Capacitive
RINGTONES Vibration, MP3, Polyphonic, WAV Vibration, MP3, Polyphonic,
MUSIC PLAYER MP3, WAV, AC3 and FLAC MP3, WAV, AC3 and FLAC
RADIO Stereo FM radio — RDS Stereo FM radio — RDS
2G Yes Yes
3G Yes Yes
DUAL SIM NO NO
GSM Yes Yes
QWERTY Virtual QWERTY Virtual QWERTY
DIMENSIONS 146.9 x 83 x 9.7 mm 151.1 x 80.5 x 9.4 mm
COLOR Black White, Black
OPERATING SYSTEM Android v2.3 upgradable to ICS Jelly Bean
FORM FACTOR Bar Bar
CPU Mali-400MP GPU, Dual-core, 1.4GHz ARM, Cortex-A9, Exynos chipset 1.6 GHz, Cortex-A9, Quad-core Processor
WEIGHT 178 grams 178 grams
BLUETOOTH v3.0+HS v4.0 with A2DP AND EDR
PRICE 28490 INR 38900 INR

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Hits US Market for $499!

A market leader and winning producer of electronics, Samsung Electronics Co. announced the release of its much anticipated Galaxy Note 10.1 in the US market. A direct completion to Apple, Samsung has made this device with a digital pen and a faster processor. This tablet has added features and even more that the Apple offers with the same price tag!

Galaxy Note 10.1 hits the shelves across the US at authorized retailers August 16, 2012.

Currently, there will be only Wi-Fi version available with starting price offering of $499 for the basic model of 16GB and $549 for the 32GB model, expandable with an external memory card.

Apple’s latest iPad is also offered at the same price. But it is noteworthy that the Note 10.1 is built with some features that the iPad doesn’t have! Designed to unleash new levels of inspiration, this device marks to be Samsung’s first Android tablet that is equipped with a digital pen and two applications that can run side-by-side on a screen divided in half. However, it is also to be noted that the screen resolution of Note 10.1 is lower than that of iPad’s.

Features of Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 that make it easy to handle without missing a beat include split screen, the quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM. With this, taking notes while watching a video or surfing the Internet becomes a smooth task for users. Analysts believe this capability of the Note tablet aims to attract business and education customers, a strategy that could be more efficient against the iPad, which already dominates nearly 70 percent of the worldwide tablet market.

In the last two years, Samsung has come up with about half a dozen Android tablets under the Galaxy Tab series. However, none of those tablets were as popular as the iPad. Many analysts mark horde of applications and higher price to be the reason why Android tablets remain less successful.

The South Korean company aims to redefine users’ experience with the Note 10.1 that they believe targets corporations and schools despite the iPad’s rich pool of applications and sharper screen.

Samsung, however, is known to release plethora of products with variations in prices, sizes and hardware system every year as opposed to its competitor Apple, which makes one new model for the iPhone and iPad every year to meet consumer demands.

This strategy has definitely been a boon for Samsung in terms of its smartphone sales. But it hasn’t as yet paid off in the tablet area, probably because Samsung’s previous tablets were almost as same as iPad.

Samsung’s 2Q market shares in the global tablet market plunged to nine percent. And it was reported that nearly seven out of 10 tablets in the market were Apple’s.

However, it is also believed that innovative features such as multitasking, note-taking and other tasks using a digital pen can help users prefer the Galaxy Note 10.1 over the iPad. If smoothly carried out, these features can soon attract professional artists, educators and businesses.

Samsung’s hope to deliver functionality and precision of a pen and paper using S Pen that can mark its worth and unleash new levels of inspiration in the company’s tablet sector.

Around 30 applications for sketching and note taking along with Adobe Photoshop Touch come pre-loaded in Galaxy Note 10.1. The device also has games where S Pen is helpful as compared to touching the screen.

The firm also has plans to increase the list of applications that sustain multitasking, which is currently limited to six, reported a company’s official.

There are many other features in this tab that indicate that Samsung developed the product keeping the education and corporate markets in view. The updated S Note app can identify handwritten math formula, geometric shapes, English alphabets and Chinese characters, letting the digital pen to function as an input device in the absence of a physical keyboard.

Tim Baxter, President, Samsung Electronics, America said in a statement, “The S Pen offers both active content creation as well as passive content consumption.”

Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, which is a Samsung Life Insurance and its affiliated insurance company, has started giving the Note 10.1 to sales people, who plan to switch to tablets instead of paper. The firm has recently given around 600 Note tablets to eight schools in South Korea for educational use. South Korea is currently working on to roll out a $2 billion project to encourage people to swap paper books with digital texts.

 

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