Not quite a phone, not quite a tablet; the Samsung Galaxy Note is what we call a hybrid "phablet" device, and it's coming to AT&T later in the year with 4G LTE connectivity.  Announced this morning at CES 2012 in Las Vegas, specifications include a 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon CPU, 5.3-inch Super AMOLED HD display, 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video recording, a front-facing camera, Android 2.3.6 with TouchWiz 4.0, and a 2,500 mAh battery to handle the large display.  It's going to be too large for a lot of people, but for others, it could be the perfect bridge between laptop and phone.

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Ian Slade
Ian Slade 4.3 is more than enough for me
Scott Fier
Scott Fier Spec wise its amazing. But do you really want a phone THAT big?
Dan Poller
Dan Poller i want to get it unlocked so i could use it on t-mobile..... but to much money!! i need to sell my galaxy s 4g, and work for about 2 weeks and I'm good
Brian Goggins
Brian Goggins I was going to get it but now that it's at ATT not interested anymore.
Yisa Labi Musty
Yisa Labi Musty Need the battery for my SGS2..
Shannon Manns
Shannon Manns I wish that Verizon was getting this. Hands down best phone!
Vincent Lai
Vincent Lai I would have bought it unlocked for tmobile if it supportrd their 3g aws bands ...
Michael A. Lococo
Michael A. Lococo It would be great if it was a Mango phone!
Ryan Anton
Ryan Anton 4.3 inches: nice 4.5 inches: wow cool 4.7 inches: okay that's a little big. 5.3 inches: Now that's just retardedly big. It's big for the sake of being big
Rafael Almonte
Rafael Almonte Makes me wet my undies
Ernest Marvin Esteban
Ernest Marvin Esteban Best phone if you want big screens. I really like it
Trever Pitts
Trever Pitts That phone jon4lakers on youtube said its the best android phone looks bad ass
Kody Lanes
Kody Lanes Its funny how people could even mention this and the titan 2 in the same sentence LoL such disrespect Samsung Owns the Market Chumps Get over it!
Kody Lanes
Kody Lanes Hell yeah!!! It was absolutely the best thing shown at this years CES which is actually kinda sad considering the phones been out over sea's for a few months now but thats not stopping this Epic 4G Touch (GSII) Owner from drooling over this magnificent masterpiece sent straight from the heavens above
Shawn Poling
Shawn Poling A little to big for me the skyrocket is the right size for me
Eduardo Ordaz
Eduardo Ordaz It's cool but waiting for the galaxy S3. My mom would want the note but she really wants the epic 4G touch so bad. She hasn't seen the note yet.
Ayoub Hage
Ayoub Hage My hands are big.so perfect for me.
Justin DesRoches
Justin DesRoches Yes
Nelson Pagan
Nelson Pagan helll to the yea
Adan Soriano
Adan Soriano i want it.
Junkang Xie
Junkang Xie No the screen size is too big, the biggest for me is 4.3-4.5
Nick Chimento
Nick Chimento Would want it but the reso on such a big screen wont look good. Just look at the Galaxy Player 5.0 it looks crappy. And AT&T EVEN WORSE. Throw it out to Tmobile and it would be so much better.
Chris Northcutt
Chris Northcutt I want it!
Brad Allison
Brad Allison I want to try it but would never buy it.
Richard Ameen
Richard Ameen Lolol way too big, FAIL
William Smith
William Smith Yes. Verizon please!
Frankie Mora Jr.
Frankie Mora Jr. If it had ics
Gary Walker
Gary Walker Bought 2 in Hong Kong on their release now use in US on AT&T. Great phone, not a fan of AT&T who won't allow it to use 4G because they don't have the IMEI in their system.
Paul Alexandru
Paul Alexandru It interests me a lot ;)
Nick Kathrein
Nick Kathrein Yes. It's very fast. Cyanogenmod 9 will come out for it and the screen is beautiful. So what if you look like a tool talking on it. Use a head set. Bet is da bomb for google nav.\
Anonymous It has a Snapdragon, not Exynos that's in the GSII. This is fail. There's a HUGE different in power and speed.
Jason Dickman
Jason Dickman Hate samsung!
Travis Todd
Travis Todd Absolutely! I love my Infuse 4g and the Note would totally be an all-over upgrade from it
David Muench
David Muench Want.
Lennes Shaw
Lennes Shaw Yes..
Sterling Jack
Sterling Jack Yes, sir
Moses Estrada
Moses Estrada Hell no
Danny Spaide
Danny Spaide Dude i would totally rock it! I love my sensation, but bigger would be GREAT! and LTE..how can you go wrong..oh ya...two (2) lousy GB of data thats how!!!
Andre C Dyer
Andre C Dyer Hope it comes to Verizon!!!!
Pierce G Hohenstein
Pierce G Hohenstein Normally I'm not a fan of AT&T's products. However I may end up succumbing to AT&T's pressure. I love the Galaxy Note and all of it's amazing features. I like Samsung's product line and think it will be a good year for them. The iPhone will have some fierce competition if the don't watch out.
Jeremy Carlton
Jeremy Carlton Hell yeah! If it wasn't on sucky ass AT&T!
Facebook user
Facebook user This is the upgrade to the HTC Evo, hahaha.
Arturo Cifuentes
Arturo Cifuentes It interest me but not alot cause it doesn't have the exynos proccesor. It has the qualcomm processor
Eric Tscherne
Eric Tscherne Before its all said and done with these phone wars Zack Morris' phone in high school is going to be the smallest ...geez
Radney Aaron Alquiza
Radney Aaron Alquiza Vita.
Josh Lazenby
Josh Lazenby Bit too large for my tastes I think.
Juan Jose Rios
Juan Jose Rios I want one!
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???S??? S??????? phablet!
Michael Miller
Michael Miller Not with AT&T
Dale Junior
Dale Junior Yesss. Bring it to tmobile
Guillermo De León
Guillermo De León No, too big.
Sami Paavilainen
Sami Paavilainen i'd like to have one, but can't afford :'(
Nathan Bryant
Nathan Bryant Nice and all but its literally a bigger SGSII. To big for my liking. High Res is cool and all but its nothing new from my Epic Touch, which I gave away. That was an awesome phone. Running with a Galaxy Nexus on big red now. I'll get the GN on Sprint as well ;)
Zanzi Ok
Zanzi Ok No
Chris Carrasco
Chris Carrasco It's funny how were slowly going back to having big ass phones lol
Dion Forteau
Dion Forteau I have been using mine a week now and it's magnificent.
Flako Ramirez
Flako Ramirez Titan 2 n lumia 900
Jonathan Valdez
Jonathan Valdez It's really just a big Samsung Galaxy typical phone...
Kevin Pizana
Kevin Pizana Nope too big for my taste...
Niko Lapcic
Niko Lapcic Oh yes ! It interests me more than any android device on the market right now. Btw will there be a test on phonedog?
Henry Lum
Henry Lum no not really... The HTC Titan II looks interesting though!
Kok Han Chin
Kok Han Chin at least the back cover design is not as flashy as the dell streak. the streak is so glossy and OBVIOUS when you are talking on it
Usman Hafeez
Usman Hafeez Can't wait til this comes to the US. :)
Andrew Finley
Andrew Finley It interests me in every way imaginable
Karen Hunter Lancaster
Karen Hunter Lancaster Yes if free :)x

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