At CES 2012 AT&T and Samsung have introduced the Galaxy Note, a smartphone with large form factor that is intended to create another class of device between the tablet and phone. The Galaxy Note has been available on European and Asian market since last year.

imageThe Galaxy Note 5.3”, a jack-of-all-trades smartphone + Tablet combined. Unlike the HTC TITAN with big screen but lower resolution, 4.7” 480×800, the Galaxy Note features  WXGA HD Super AMOLED supporting a respectable 1280 x 800 resolution, which might requires constant pinching & zooming to read small text.

The Galaxy Note is powered by a 1.5GHz dual core CPU, 4G LTE capable for the new AT&T network, 8MP/2MP cameras. 16GB of internal storage Since it is between the smartphone and tablet, the OS is still remains Android Gingerbread 2.3 instead of Honeycomb 3.2  seen in Android tablet. Hopefully the device will be upgradable to the latest Android version “Ice cream sandwich” when it becomes available.

An intriguing point here is the suite of software layer that enables note taking and other creative tasks using a stylus, which differentiates the device from others. 5.3”

Below is the official video introduction for your review.

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