Galaxy Note II


Discover the freedom to be creative wherever you are. The Samsung Galaxy Note II is the ultimate on-the-go creativity tool. You can bring your ideas to life and boost your productivity with the enhanced S Pen and digital tools like Easy Clip, Popup Note and more. Its bright and clear 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED screen also lets you enjoy all your entertainment in high-definition. You can even preview images without touching the screen or opening any folders, thanks to Air View, which lets you see pictures simply by hovering over them with the S Pen. 4.856 5 1494 reviews

Recycling Batteries Responsibly

  • The European Directive on Batteries and Accumulators aims to minimise the impact of batteries on the environment and encourage the recovery of the materials they contain. In the UK, regulations on the recycling of batteries and accumulators (rechargeable batteries) were Introduced in 2009. The Waste Batteries Regulations aim to significantly increase UK collection and recycling of used portable batteries from 3% in 2007 to 25% by 2012, rising to at least 45% in 2016.

  • The battery symbol on a product or on its packaging indicates that the product must not be disposed of with general household waste. Instead, it is the consumer’s responsibility to dispose of their waste batteries at a designated collection point so that they can be recycled. The separate collection and recycling of batteries at the time of dispo sal will help to conserve natural resources and ensure that they are recycled in a manner that protects human health and the environment. A comprehensive list of battery recycling centres can be obtained from:

  • All Samsung products that are subject to the Batteries Directive are compliant with the UK battery and accumulator Requirements. In accordance with national law, SAMSUNG Electronics (UK) Ltd is a member of an approved batteries producer compliance scheme. This scheme collects, treats and disposes of batteries on Samsung’s behalf.

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At a Glance
  • Write and draw with the enhanced pressure-sensitive S Pen
  • View content on a large 5.5" HD Super AMOLED screen
  • Express yourself and play with specially-designed S Pen apps
  • Enjoy true multitasking in the palm of your hand

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Perfect viewing on the go
See it all clearly and vividly – wherever you are. The Galaxy Note II’s 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED screen delivers outstanding clarity and a 16:9 screen ratio, so you can enjoy immersive entertainment and all other viewing experiences. Thanks to its innovative design, the Galaxy Note II provides a bigger screen yet its slim body still fits your hand perfectly.
Perfect viewing on the go
Preview pictures with Air View
Easily find the pictures you’re looking for, thanks to Air View. Simply by hovering the S Pen over them, you can quickly and conveniently browse your images without having to open any folders. You will save time and effort when previewing and choosing photos, so you can view, edit and share them without delay. Now managing your life’s contents is easier than ever before.
Preview pictures with Air View
Make notes instantly with Popup Note
Sometimes you need to note down details without delay. Simply click the S Pen and double-tap the screen, and the Galaxy Note II’s Popup Note feature lets you sketch a map or take down directions, phone numbers and other information conveniently while you’re in the middle of a call. There’s no need to run and grab a pen and paper when you’ve got the S Pen and Popup Note. The split screen functionality allows you to multitask with two applications open simultaneously.
Make notes instantly with Popup Note

Do it now with Quick Command

Connect with other people quicker than ever before. Quick Command lets you send emails and text messages, send meeting locations or call contacts with greater speed and ease. Just write your command on the pad and Quick Command will intelligently recognise it and do what you want.
Do it now with Quick Command

Take clippings with Easy Clip

Cut out content and share it in seconds. With Easy Clip, you can easily and instantly select onscreen content including text and images, then send it to your contacts. Click. Trace. Clip. Send. That’s all it takes to include what you want in email, messenger, S Note and Scrapbook.
Take clippings with Easy Clip

Enhanced handwriting integration

Use your own handwriting whenever you want. Thanks to its advanced handwriting support, the Galaxy Note II lets you send handwritten notes in email, and handwrite notes and memos to yourself in S Planner. It’s a more personal and intuitive way of sending a message or giving yourself a reminder. Say goodbye to your paper planner.
Enhanced handwriting integration

Mark every moment with Photo Note

Put your personal touch on your memories with Photo Note. You can add personalised handwritten notes to your photos, so you can capture the moment perfectly and remember it all. You will always have a reminder of what your friend said next, or what happened on the day when you took an amazing holiday snap. Mark every special occasion in your own way.
Mark every moment with Photo Note

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  • OS
    Android, 4.1
  • Display
  • Camera
    CMOS, 8MP

Network/Bearer and Wireless Connectivity

  • CommunicationEDGE / GPRS (850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHZ)
  • Wi-FiWiFi a/b/g/n
  • Wi-Fi DirectYes
  • Bluetooth ProfilesBluetooth technology v 4.0 (Apt-X Codec support) LE
  • NFCYes
  • AllShare PlayUSB 2.0, MHL


  • OSAndroid, 4.1
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  • TechnologysAMOLED
  • Size5.55"
  • Resolution1280 x 720
  • S PenYes


  • TypeQuad
  • Frequency1.6GHz


  • Memory16GB*


  • Camera ResolutionCMOS, 8MP
  • Camera Resolution(Front)CMOS, 1.9MP
  • FlashFlash-LED
  • Auto FocusYes


  • SensorsAccelerometer, Geo-magnetic, Gyro-sensor, Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Barometer

Physical Specification

  • Dimension (HxWxD)151.1 x 80.5 x 9.4mm
  • Weight182.5g


  • USB v2.0USB v2.0
  • Earjack3.5mm
  • MicroSDMicroSD External Memory Slot
  • Dual SIM Support3FF
  • ConnectorMicro USB
  • MHLYes


  • Talk Time (2G / 3G)17Hr (3G)
  • Capacity3100mAh
  • USB ChargeableYes
  • Standby Time510Hr (3G)


  • LocationAGPS, GLONASS

Services and Applications

  • Samsung AppsYes
  • Music HubYes
  • Readers HubYes
  • Game HubYes
  • ChatON, mFluent IMChatON
  • ActiveSyncYes
  • B-to-B CompabilityYes

Audio and Video

  • Video FormatMPEG4, H.263, H.264, VC-1, DivX, WMV7, WMV8, WMV9, VP8
  • Video Resolution1080p
  • Video Frame rate30fps
  • Audio FormatMP3, OGG, WMA, AAC, ACC+, eAAC+, AMR (NB, WB), MIDI, WAV, AC-3, Flac

Ratings and Reviews (1495)

Overall Ratings

1353 out of 1495 (90%) customers recommend this product





Long Island, NY - Gender: - Age:
Better than I imagined!!

This phone has the most awesome features. I switched from an iPhone and i have to say i don't regret it. The features blow that phone out the water.My favorite is the multi window because I'm constantly texting and i can search the Web while looking right at my messages and responding.

Even when you switch the app and go back the windows are still there. The screen clarity is beautiful. Not a flaw in how smooth the phone runs. The photos are crisp. The folders on the home screen have a more sleek and fancy look. The screen size is the best part. You might think you wouldn't want to have such a big phone, but there's a reason for it. And dont worry theres a one hand operation feature to arrange the keyboard or phone dial pad. The photo editor programs have many options for what you can do to your photos. It comes with office programs such as excel and word formatted programs. Me personally I love to draw so this is also my drawing pad on the go; never have to worry about bringing pencils or anything because it comes with the stylus. (Theres a feature so you can be alerted your stylus isnt in the phone when your walking away without it too!) But it works just as well as if I'm drawing on paper. I can go on for days about how well made this phone is. It doesnt get any better than this. You have to get one! Way to go samsung! Bravo, Bravo!

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Centralia, WA, USA - Gender: - Age:
Note 2 all I need

Would be nice if there was a temperature sensor, but the phone works flawlessly, and has all the features I really need. It has taken a beating overthe last year that I have had it, and it still works flawlessly, though there are a couple chips out of the edge of the case.

I am planning on upgrading to the Note 4 when it comes out. I am very happy I chose the Note 2 instead of going with the iphone. This is a much better product and I would heartily suggest that it is the phone for anyone. The size only takes a few hours to get used to, and soon all other phones will look small.

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Fairview, NC 28730, USA - Gender: - Age:
Great phone

The phone is great. Fast processor and stunning graphics with a screen large enough to keep me from squinting. The camera is top notch. My only gripeis low system storage/memory.

A SD card is a must, but many apps cannot be moved to card storage.

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- Gender: - Age:
All in One

The phone does what is supposed when you tell it too and even years later the phone is still very fast.


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