Samsung wasn’t the first to make a “phablet,” or a smartphone that was reaching tablet size. The Dell Streak was famous for being too large and becoming a commercial failure. Who could hold a five inch device? It’s ridiculous! But Samsung was the first to make the phablet truly popular.
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The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 was Samsung’s first attempt at making a Note tablet, complete with S Pen and an early and buggy version of Multi Window. It was a high-end device for its time, but for many, it was quickly forgotten. Its subsequent updates completely changed the software and made it an amazing device, ... Read More »
When it comes to phablets, Samsung basically pioneered the category with the original Galaxy Note. Many thought the device would flop, but it was really successful. The next year, Samsung released the Galaxy Note II, which I personally still use to this day. These large devices with a built-in stylus have so much versatility and ... Read More »
Samsung isn’t wasting any time in working to deliver Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to its latest flagship devices. Android 4.1 has been “confirmed” by SamMobile to be in testing for both the Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note, and the Galaxy S III has not only been caught on film running Jelly Bean, ... Read More »
Today Samsung announced the US availability and pricing of the Galaxy Note 10.1, nearly six months after they debuted it at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The 10-inch tablet will go on sale tomorrow and be priced at $499 for the 16 GB model and $549 for the 32 GB model. Retail partners include Amazon, ... Read More »
Three different Android devices are making headlines today thanks to major updates in the works. According to the latest news and rumors from around the web, Droid 4 and Xperia P users should get ready for an update to Ice Cream Sandwich, Android 4.0, while Galaxy S III users can rest easy knowing Jelly Bean ... Read More »
To say the Samsung Galaxy Note is a beast of a smartphone is an understatement. The 5.3″ phone-tablet hybrid is a superphone for the brave-of-heart and not the small-of-hand. The fact that the overly-large phone is a challenge to use with just one hand led many to believe that it would be a ... Read More »
Not content simply waiting for their chance to shine at Mobile World Congress next week in Barcelona, LG has sent out some official press shots and confirmed the spec sheet for the Optimus Vu superphone. With the Optimus Vu, LG hopes to steal some of the spotlight away from Samsung’s Galaxy ... Read More »
If you thought Samsung was done making new tablets for a while, you were dead wrong. We can’t necessarily blame you, as Samsung now has manufactured tablets in nearly every size (and 2 at the 7.0″ screen size). Though we were originally told that Samsung would not make a big splash at Mobile ... Read More »
As previously announced, AT&T put up the Galaxy Note for pre-order today to coincide with the big Super Bowl ad that Samsung plans to air during the 4th quarter. Those who pre-order now for $299 will receive the device by February 17th, two days before the official in-store date of February 19th.
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