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Running on the easy to use Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0.4) platform, the Samsung Galaxy Note SGH-I717 builds on the things people love most about Android – easy multitasking, rich notifications, customizable home screens, resizable widgets, and deep interactivity – and adds powerful new ways of communicating and sharing. Learn More >
Full-touch & pen input
The GALAXY Note lets you freely capture and create ideas anywhere anytime with both full-touch and pen input. Fast responsive full-touch input lets you touch, press and drag what you’re looking for effortlessly. Or use the innovative S Pen to write notes and emails in freeform handwriting or sketch drawings easily and accurately on the go.
Largest screen available
The GALAXY Note features the world’s first 5.3" HD Super AMOLED display, the largest screen size with smartphone portability. The large display lets you see more in one glance with minimal scrolling and screen transitions. The exclusive Super AMOLED HD (TruColour™) screen also lets you enjoy an immersive movie theatre-like viewing experience with deep rich colour and clarity.
- Android™ 2.3 Operating System
- Android Browser
- Super AMOLED Display
- 800 x 1280 Resolution
- 5.29" Display
- Touch Input
- WMV and DIVX Video Player Format Support
- 1920 x 1080 p HD Video Recording Available
- 178 g Weight
- 146.86 x 82.95 x 9.65 mm Device Size
- Standby Time: Up to 600 h
- Talk Time: Up to 9 h
- 8.0 MP Camera Resolution
- Digital / Optical Zoom Available
- Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Incandescent, and Fluorescent Photo Quality Settings Available
- MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MIDI and OGG Music Player Format Support
Samsung Galaxy Note (T-Mobile)
T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy Note is almost identical to the AT&T version . As a result, portions of this review come from the AT&T review. I assess differences in the OS, apps, call quality, and performance here.
Samsung Galaxy Note (carbon blue, AT&T)
If you ask me, Samsung began marketing its Samsung Galaxy Note for AT&T on the wrong foot. It was a smart move anticipating reactions to its oversize 5.3-inch screen when the unlocked version first launched in Europe, but the problem with claiming that...
alaTest has collected and analyzed 1833 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the sound and usability. The portability and responsiveness are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the apps and features.
Consumer Ratings & Reviews
‘‘A creative person's dream!’’
I waited a while to get my first smartphone because I wanted it to do a lot. I'm a doodler, dabbler, and creator. I used to have ideas, sketches, and lists on little scraps of paper, napkins, etc. all...
blueHeron on 2013-03-24
Love the screen size on this phone, and very light wt. All features of it are great!
ChucksMom on 2013-03-07
‘‘This phone is like a tablet and phone in one’’
I saw someone with this phone last spring taking picture and wanted the phone right away. Excellent pictures easy to use searching, and email works great too. It's a tablet and a phone in 1~ I have my...
HDOO on 2013-02-26
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