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Is it a phone?  A tablet?  You could call it either, but one thing's for sure: the Samsung Galaxy Note is huge.  Aaron unboxes the international version, and it's packing some awesome features like a 1.4 GHz dual-core Exynos processor, a 5.3-inch Super AMOLED HD display (800x1280), 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video recording, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, giant 2,500 mAh battery, an S-pen for gesture input (in addition to your fingers), and Android 2.3.6 with TouchWiz 4.0.  It's a big phone, but it packs some really cool features.  And it's coming to AT&T soon!


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Harry Smith
Harry Smith Defo, soooo want this phone!!
Rodney Vanyi
Rodney Vanyi Absolutely! I just hope it comes to Verizon
Péter Kiss
Péter Kiss Hahha...default language is Hungarian (Magyar) :D International edition joke in America. I LIKE it.
Philip Lu
Philip Lu I am carrying galaxy tab 7.7 as my mobile, so yes I think note isn't to much hassle.
Jevon Camp
Jevon Camp Hell yeah the bigger the better
Stanley Solsky
Stanley Solsky Why not? I grew up watching a 13" TV, now a 60". There's no comparison in sizes. And when not in use, I can store it in my pocket where I used to keep my cash.
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??? Hell yeah I can. I can hold it without any problems.
Utkarsh Srivastava
Utkarsh Srivastava no
Ivan Aleman
Ivan Aleman Yeah the phone is awesome but too big
Xavier Robinson
Xavier Robinson My hands been needing a phone that big
Eduardo Ordaz
Eduardo Ordaz Yes. Might recommend it to my mom if it comes to sprint.
E.v. Saephan
E.v. Saephan Aaron Cantu.... that phone would never in a million years replace an iPad.
LaQuise Murphy
LaQuise Murphy heck yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Aaron Cantu
Aaron Cantu I want this phone so bad... it would totally replace my iPad
Mick de Raad
Mick de Raad I'm fine with my 3 inch screen on a xperia mini pro :p
El Solitario Cazares
El Solitario Cazares I am pretty new to this smartphone stuff I own a crapy galaxy ace and it sucks. Now I know a little bit more about them I really love that way the Samsung galaxy note looks and specs. But I think is to soon to upgrade for me I'll rather wait until this summer and wait for the iphone 5 and see what they come out with. So far I am impress with the iphone 4s because of performance wise its sexy look and when compared with other newer highend smartphones it still kicks ass.
Krushi Vemula
Krushi Vemula Would never consider buying a "phone" that big. At the end of the day a phone is to make phone calls and u need to have the ability to take it where ever u go. I don't think I could ever comfortably take something that big everywhere I go.
Mike Fabisch
Mike Fabisch Send it to me and I'll let you know. ;-D
Dan Poller
Dan Poller ha its a strip show with out the stripping.... and for me its the perfect size phone!!! and for some reason your eyes looked like husky eyes!!??
Rani Hinnawi
Rani Hinnawi I prefer the 3.7"-4.3" screen sizd range. Anything bigger would look retarded to put up to the ear when making a call
Reese Woodson
Reese Woodson It's suppose to drop around the end of the 1qrt (March) bro. That's going to be a nice phone too.
Luis Chavez
Luis Chavez @Genaro Arce Tl/Dr
Tyrell V Mason
Tyrell V Mason yea, when does that Lumia 900 drop?
Reese Woodson
Reese Woodson The Ion is pretty dope Tyrell. It suppose to come out in the 2qrt though. I can't wait that long haha.
Javier Sanchez Ojeda
Javier Sanchez Ojeda This phone is sick nasty, love it!
Tyrell V Mason
Tyrell V Mason I'm thinking about waiting on the Sony Xperia Ion!
Templo Uno
Templo Uno yes... I am waiting for it to be releases on att
Reese Woodson
Reese Woodson I can't wait to get that phone on AT&T.
Kevin Dalton
Kevin Dalton no... its like the size of my head. thats unacceptable
Corey A. Mayo
Corey A. Mayo i hardly ever use my phone as a phone, so yes mos def!
Thanh Phan
Thanh Phan It's not good for gym.
Joel Moran
Joel Moran Its a tablet smartphone,damn is huge,but cool!
Anton Lemeza
Anton Lemeza So it does in fact have the exynos and not a snapdragon? How does it perform compared to the skyrocket in your opinion?
Rico Woods
Rico Woods the screen has to be 4inches or more ... 5.3 and slim works too
Zach Cline
Zach Cline It's not just a " phone" .
Kris Sinclair
Kris Sinclair Yes ten fold
Don Malburg
Don Malburg Anyone know when of if it will be coming to sprint? Are they going to rename it for each carrier?
Frank Mendoza
Frank Mendoza Think this phone might be to big for but I love what it can do.
Debra Spruell-Christian
Debra Spruell-Christian Is that the galaxy note in your pocket? Or are you just happy to see me? Lmao! Love it. But too big for me!
Jamie Doege
Jamie Doege i love my GT-N7000! not to sure about this north american variant.. so many changes for a limited LTE network doesnt sound like its really worth dumbing down the phones potential.
Bonnie Foster
Bonnie Foster I do work for a.living. so my HTC works for.me
Mario Alan Perez Arreola
Mario Alan Perez Arreola Haa here in Mexico was released since November
Francis San Pedro
Francis San Pedro I stopped wearing baggy jeans last decade. Don't know if they'd fit it my Levi 514s.
Mihai Alex
Mihai Alex I have big hands, I have absolutely no problems using this phoblet (
Mark Mann
Mark Mann Just wondering who carries any smartphone in there pocket anymore unless they don't work for a living.
Shannon Manns
Shannon Manns I'm hoping that it will come to verizon.
Bonnie Foster
Bonnie Foster I am happy with my htc. it is perfect size and it fits in my back pocket. The bigger the screen the more of a chance to break it
Genaro Escobar
Genaro Escobar I am Mexican and yea I have a Big Phone as well the HTC Sensation 4G and it os cool, although if I have the money to buy the Galaxy Note for sure I'll do it, and something that I saw is that in the beginning, phones were so big and people don't even care about that and they used to use them, then small phones where IN DA HOUSE and if it was smaller yo were in. Later we return back to the phones size of the past and we love it! Users have to consider over buying a phone in some basic things: Why do they really need a phone? Just to talk and text? Just to go inside your Social Networks? To use it as a Mobile Office? Multimedia? And also one important thing as well is the Carrier depending your needs and country. Then also the characteristics of the phone you want like battery duration, size, weight, color, brand etc. If you might want to know the brands that I full recomend are: 1.- HTC 2.- SAMSUNG 3.- NOKIA 4.- MOTOROLA 5.- LG 6.- SONY In that specific order I recommend those brands due to the fact like Aaron I have them all and I know what I am talking about. Hope guys to add me as a friend and to like or dislike my post. Greetings from Mexico City, Mexico
Brandon Cromer
Brandon Cromer My note fits in my pockets perfectly. I never want another phone that's smaller than 5.3". Battery life is awesome too, I couldn't be happier.
Joseph Thelmas
Joseph Thelmas It looks like a normal phone in my hands can't wait till it comes to AT&T
Henry Murillo
Henry Murillo I think a 4.3 is too big. This thing is kind of a joke, really.
Nawf Side
Nawf Side Perfect size phone :-)
Cody Ramsey
Cody Ramsey No such thing as too big I got the DROID X when it first came out and it was one of the biggest phones then and now I need more lol Cnt wait!!!
Nick Koval
Nick Koval It's a tablet lol
Craig Wheeler
Craig Wheeler Oh Ya :)
Tim Nix
Tim Nix I'm rockin a galaxy nexus and I'm loving the screen size came from the iPhone 4 big upgrade in my opinion but I'm wondering if I would like the note idk if 5.3 inches is to big or not nexus is the perfect size for me in my opinion
Wojciech Wlazlak
Wojciech Wlazlak My Nokia 3120 with 1,6" display is pretty nothing compared to SGNote.
John Zanatta
John Zanatta I would rather have a Titan on T-Mobile. But to answer that actual question, yes, I would carry a phone that big. Would fit just fine in my suit coat pocket.
Kryptik Slawter
Kryptik Slawter Hell yeah. Mostly be using Bluetooth headphones though
Jamar Meo
Jamar Meo When you see a person with really small hands get this phone...you know why.......status symbol
Carlos Nava
Carlos Nava No my epic touch is perfect 4.5
Paul Davis
Paul Davis If i can carry your big ass mom to bed.... sure ill take a bigger phone
Adam Catello
Adam Catello Not a problem for me here in socal.. why wouldn't people want the most media available to them that still fits in your pocket....
Anonymous
Anonymous Jason
Jason Stripling
Jason Stripling Will it come to verizon Aaron ?
Salem Alzaabi
Salem Alzaabi too late
Abhishek Kumar Mishra
Abhishek Kumar Mishra Its comfortble in your pant pockets only when your standing. I dont think this phone is meant for us average andriod users or somebody who wants something portable. It fits well in the inside pocket of your blazer/coat, and thats how its meant to be carried.
Devon Trail
Devon Trail I don't thinks it's really worth.... Just think about it ..
Neil Hussey
Neil Hussey About time Aaron. I've had mine since November!
Gordon Christie
Gordon Christie i dont know send me yours and ill tell you :)
Victor Rios
Victor Rios I never carry a phone in my pants pocket so yes I could...that is IF Sprint gets it by the date of my upgrade, if not I'll just go with the Epic 4G Touch.
Lewis Hachmeister
Lewis Hachmeister Tmoooooo!!
Alece Verga
Alece Verga Maybe... Probably would stay in my hands lol
Dustin Carney
Dustin Carney yes, and i plan on it.
Abhishek Basu
Abhishek Basu Almost a month now... And m loving it...:)
Huey Liggins
Huey Liggins Had iPhone 3GS for too long now. Don't want another iPhone and most androids don't impress me except the galaxy line. And this thing is perfect! Word is february for AT&T. Maybe march for Verizon and possibly sprint!
Brandon Johnson
Brandon Johnson not*
Brandon Johnson
Brandon Johnson I do mot require a phone that goddamn big, I already hate how most of the battery is consumed by the display.
Dietrich Brown
Dietrich Brown Yeah getting rid of dell streak 5!!!
Ashley Cha
Ashley Cha 5.3 inches is such a big phone! My stratosphere 4 inch is perfect :)
Robert Merrill
Robert Merrill This is the only Android phone that I would consider getting over the my iPhone.
Tim Miyashiro
Tim Miyashiro No. If you do carry it, you either have bigass pockets or are nearly blind.
Micah Watkins
Micah Watkins No way 4 inches is big enough for me
Niko Lapcic
Niko Lapcic im getting it next month :D but finally you have the thing, phonedog thank you :DD
David Carleno
David Carleno Without a doubt. Send it to me and I'll show ya.
Michael Franzone
Michael Franzone if sprint gets it yesss
Tony Abiama
Tony Abiama Yes I want it now, but if HTC gets a 5.3" phone then I'll go with them
Michael Helferstay
Michael Helferstay I would carry it around
Marti Ruiz
Marti Ruiz yes , if come to tmobiel
Machata Zsolt
Machata Zsolt for 2 months now :D




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