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Comment: this is simple, it has nothing to do with personal taste, just pure functionality..the Note is the dogs danglies, Period. Throw your laptop in the bin, give your iPad to someone you don't like because this thing has it all. Miles ahead of the iBone 5 for web integration, JBean is superb on this thing... I just cant fault it, buy one now or be left behind in its wake.
Comment: This is the best phone on the market..Very pleased to have it
Comment: I am amazed at the number of reviewers who criticise the Note (which I have had many months and find incredible) because it is "difficult to use with one hand." It makes me wonder why this is so important to them, and what they are constantly doing with their other hand (although I could have a good guess ....!)
Good: Superb phone - does EVERYTHING.
Good: Big, big, big screen and portable
Bad: When I get it I will find out
Comment: Still waiting for the release in Luxembourg. Possible October 30, my supplier Tango NOT taking preorders but competition is!!!! WTF
Good: Screen, S pen, size, jelly bean OS, software, speaker, battery life, power, FM radio
Bad: Not much! File structure rather confusing.
Comment: I hate reviews that bemoan the large size of the Note. This is actually a huge advantage, given that the phone is just one of numerous features of this device. If you are the sort of person that spends a lot of time making phone calls you would not be looking at this in the first place. The fact is that this is an immensely powerful smart mini computer that you can also use as a phone and dispute its "enormous" size it remains eminently pocketable. Well done Samsung.
Good: Quality of the OS, the amount of stuff you can do on it, but mainly the note taking feature. .
Bad: People take the pee about the size
Comment: I have not had it long and was a very cautious buyer but I am sold already. So well made.
Good: Big screen, responsive, the pen is now more usable, good batt
Bad: camera quality
Comment: Just got it... and try it for 8 hours of use... nice big battery, it just drain 20% of the battery on a heavy use
Good: Big screen
Bad: Poor resolution, iffy camera
Comment: Video looks great but text isn't very sharp. Camera isn't that great
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