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Good: Jelly bean
Comment: Looks the part!!
Comment: Looks a good Android.
Good: Everything - battery, graphics, speed, S Pen, User Interface
Bad: S Voice doesn't work properly and is not accurate (Google Now is really good but cannot be used for everything) and some S Pen applications are complicated
Comment: The best phone I have ever used in my life.
This phone looks big but you will get use to it in a week. When I first holded the device, It felt big in the hand but now it doesn't feel big at all.
I always thought the iPhone and iOS was better than anything, but I was completely wrong. I didn't know Android was so amazing. It has so many features that iOS doesn't have and the UI is a beauty.
I'm so happy that I purchased the Galaxy Note 2 and not the iPhone 5.
Bad: S Voice doesn't work work properly and is not accurate (Google Now is really good but cannot be used for everything) and some S Pen applications are complicated
Good: Great S Pen, S memo, S planner!
Bad: Screen a little smaller about 5.0 inches
Comment: Overall a good phone
Good: AweSOME screen :)
Bad: complicated s pen applications !
Comment: Blazing fast c.p.u.
Jelly bean out of the box :) though highly customized by sansung .
Spen apss sucks .
Size is not an issue for me , fits well in my hands ..
Ultra responsive screen .
Only problem concerned to size is , it does not fit to my car cup holder ;)
Atlast excellent device , if size is not an issue go for it , better than s3 . Cheers :)
Comment: I compare this to the LG Intuition, only because those are the only phablets on the market I'm looking at. Samsung's is top-notch but if I don't watch video, can anyone tell me why the Intuition isn't viable? Both run on AT&T's 4G LTE and that's my biggest concern, along with note-taking -- for me, graphics -- capability. My graphics work here in Atlanta is easier with mobility.
Good: suprisingly light
Bad: not native jellybean
Comment: forgot to add- after using native jelly bean on other devices, I find the changes made to Jellybean on this phone frustrating. I wish Samsung would stick with native jellybean like they did on the the nexus they made.
Good: size, video
Bad: feels tacky, disappoitning screen and text resolution
Comment: I finally got a note 2. The size is good. But having an iPhone the screen resolution and text clarity is very disappointing. Not one I'll be keeping.
Good: Screen size, battery life is damn long, S Pen has many many functions which I am only able to unearth some, intuitiveness of the AI of this phone, handwriting recognition software is top class, and all in all, it's a bloody fast phone!
Bad: The power button and volume button are on opposite side of phone...to know why I say this, read below
Comment: To the many commenters who have said they may not find the S Pen useful, they are simply missing out on a whole lot! I've used it each time I do something, even making a simple phone call or SMS and I thought I have seen it all, but believe me, I have not yet discovered so many more functions this phone is capable of performing with the S Pen. Just by simply hovering it above the screen, an action can be performed (aside from the Air Views). And copying SMS is such a simple thing to do now.
As for the bad, the buttons are not that friendly when positioned at the same height on opposite sides of the phone. I regularly use the Power button to lock the phone. To do that, I have to hold the phone with fingers clamped on both sides of the phone and I almost always inadvertently end up pressing the volume button instead of the power. Solution should be to place the power button lower down the side or place it back up at the top of phone.
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