Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Galaxy Note 2 with 5.5-inch display set for August reveal

updated 09:28 am EDT, Fri July 6, 2012

Samsung set to reveal sequel to Galaxy Note at IFA Berlin

A corroborating rumor has surfaced from Korea's MK Business News lending credence to an earlier report suggesting that the Galaxy Note 2 will sport a larger 5.5-inch display. The publication also suggests that it will appear as soon as August with a formal unveiling to take place at the Berlin IFA 2012 consumer electronics show. Despite the larger display, the 'phablet' is expected to arrive in a form factor comparable to the existing 5 million plus selling Galaxy Note with 5.3-inch display.

When it arrives, it is expected that the Galaxy Note 2 will run Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) from the outset. Further, it is likely to be powered by a quad-core Exynos processor, giving the device a significant performance boost over the original model. It is also speculated that the rear camera will get a bump from 8-megapixels to 12- or 13-megapixels. Also unclear is whether the display will offer an increased resolution or whether it be Pentile or non-Pentile 'Plus' type.

The original Galaxy Note followed in the footsteps of the ill-fated Dell Streak 5. Although the Dell tried to cater for a professional audience, Samsung managed to boost the appeal of the cross-over form factor by collaborating with Wacom to develop the S-pen stylus. It also included handwriting recognition and tailored apps to take advantage of its stylus capabilities. [via Phandroid]




By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Seagate Wireless

It seems like no matter how much internal storage is included today's mobile devices, we, as users, will always find a way to fill the ...

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 (Android, 10.1-inch)

Lenovo is building a bigger name for itself year after year, including its devices expanding beyond desktop computers. The company's l ...

Brother HL-L8250CDN Color Laser Printer

When it comes to selecting a printer, the process is not exactly something most people put a lot of thought into. Printers are often t ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News