Samsung Galaxy Note 2 archive

  • Best smartphones 2014: The best phones available to buy today
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    Best smartphones 2014: The best phones available to buy today

    By 14 February 2014

    So, you want to buy a new phone? If you're looking for the best smartphone of 2014, you've come to the right place. We will guide you through the hottest mobile phones of the year to save you time when you go to your local phone shop. We continually update...

  • Best phablets 2014: The best big-screened phones to buy right now
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    Best phablets 2014: The best big-screened phones to buy right now

    By 21 January 2014

    Phones have been getting larger, looking to bring you more of what you love: a bigger, better experience. They have become devices designed to give you the ultimate in entertainment, the ultimate in productivity, the ultimate smartphone experience in...

  • Best Android smartphones 2013: The best Google phones available to buy today
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    Best Android smartphones 2013: The best Google phones available to buy today

    By 9 December 2013

    So you're after the best Android smartphone you can buy? The best of Google's mobile experience, fused into the best all-round device, offering the best experience you can get for your money? Then you've come to the right place. We will guide you through...

  • Samsung Galaxy Gear compatibility coming to other Galaxy phones, not just those with Android 4.3
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    Samsung Galaxy Gear compatibility coming to other Galaxy phones, not just those with Android 4.3

    By 23 October 2013

    Samsung has announced that it will be introducing compatibility for its Galaxy Gear smartwatch to a host of other Galaxy devices, not just the Note 3 and the other phones previously announced. The Galaxy Gear is currently compatible with only the Galaxy...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Galaxy Note 2: What's the difference?
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Galaxy Note 2: What's the difference?

    By 4 September 2013

    Samsung has unveiled the latest in its line-up of Note devices, with the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. It's the original phablet, the larger than life smartphone that sparked this raging firestorm of large-screened phones back in 2011. But has Samsung's Note...

  • Best white Android smartphones: 5 to choose from
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    Best white Android smartphones: 5 to choose from

    By 28 May 2013

    The Nexus 4 has just been announced in white, with only the black having been available since launch. But if you've been waiting for white, then it isn't your only Android option out there. Here are five of the best white Android smartphones you can...

  • Martian Pink Samsung Galaxy Note 2 goes on sale in Korea
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    Martian Pink Samsung Galaxy Note 2 goes on sale in Korea

    By 22 February 2013

    Samsung has introduced a "Martian Pink" version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, although only in Korea for the time being. It is available now on all three carriers in the country and Pocket-lint has asked Samsung if there are any plans to bring the device...

  • Fitbit activity trackers now sync with Android too
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    Fitbit activity trackers now sync with Android too

    By 12 February 2013

    Fitbit has released an Android version of its Fitbit activity tracker application that hooks up to a Fitbit One or Fitbit Zip device via Bluetooth 4.0. Previously available only on iPhone, the new app is only for Samsung Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II...

  • Three to offer 4G LTE at no additional cost to customers
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    Three to offer 4G LTE at no additional cost to customers

    By 4 February 2013

    Three has clarified its plans for 4G, by saying that it will incorporate LTE as a standard feature for its customers. That means that if you have a compatible device, you'll get access to the 4G network from Three on your existing SIM and on your existing...

  • Samsung to announce 5.8-inch 'Galaxy Fonblet' smartphone?
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    Samsung to announce 5.8-inch 'Galaxy Fonblet' smartphone?

    By 19 January 2013

    Korean-based Samsung is set to announce a 5.8-inch smartphone with dual-SIM support very reminiscent of the Galaxy Player 5.8, according to folk in the know.  SamMobile says that the 5.8-inch device - reportedly dubbed the "Galaxy Fonblet 5.8" - will...

  • Biggest tech buzzwords of 2012
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    Biggest tech buzzwords of 2012

    By 27 December 2012

    Conversations in tech in 2012 often left us feeling like a confused parent eavesdropping on two teenagers chatting.  Keeping tech fans on their toes were more buzzwords than an episode of Catchphrase. But which were the biggest of 2012? Read on to find...

  • Huawei Ascend Mate Android phone makes Samsung Galaxy Note 2 look small
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    Huawei Ascend Mate Android phone makes Samsung Galaxy Note 2 look small

    By 24 December 2012

    Huawei executive Richard Yu is clearly excited by what he's been carrying around in his trousers. So excited, in fact, that he couldn't wait for it to be unveiled at the Chinese firm's CES press conference in a couple of weeks - he had to whip it out...

  • How the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 gives Harlequins a competitive edge
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    How the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 gives Harlequins a competitive edge

    By 13 December 2012

    You might not think of rugby as a high-tech sport, but things have changed massively in the past 10 years. The sport has grown more professional, and there's more money involved. With more money comes better tools to improve performance, but also more...

  • Samsung teams with rugby union champs Harlequins for Galaxy Note 2 training
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    Samsung teams with rugby union champs Harlequins for Galaxy Note 2 training

    By 12 December 2012

    Rugby union champions Harlequins have joined forces with Samsung to use the Galaxy Note II smartphone for training sessions. It will allow the coaching staff to use the S Pen and capturing software to illustrate team movements and tactics. Using the Android...

  • Zara Phillips sits for Samsung Galaxy Note 2 portrait
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    Zara Phillips sits for Samsung Galaxy Note 2 portrait

    By 2 November 2012

    The Queen's granddaughter and Olympic medallist Zara Phillips is the subject of a new portrait drawn by renowned artist Darren Baker, whose previous work includes portraits of the Queen, Tony Blair and Lewis Hamilton. Where this latest creation differs...

  • Samsung: Over three million Samsung Galaxy Note 2 units sold
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    Samsung: Over three million Samsung Galaxy Note 2 units sold

    By 2 November 2012

    Samsung has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it has sold more than three million of its Samsung Galaxy Note 2’s worldwide in little over a month. The figures show that the device, which features a huge 5.5-inch display, has been an instant hit since arriving...

  • How heavy are the latest smartphones?
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    How heavy are the latest smartphones?

    By 31 October 2012

    You carry them everyday, but just how heavy are the latest smartphones on the market? Here at Pocket-lint, we wondered just how much heavier the Nokia Lumia 920 is compared to the iPhone 5 or the Samsung Galaxy S3.  When you have a couple of grams here,...

  • EE 4G UK: Devices, speeds, availability, coverage, prices
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    EE 4G UK: Devices, speeds, availability, coverage, prices

    By 30 October 2012

    Everything Everywhere is now available in the UK, with a new network and a new brand, known simply as EE bringing with it the first 4G service in the  UK. Now that the auction for other 4G spectrum bands has been brought forward in order to stave off...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2 review
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 2 review

    By 9 October 2012

    The Galaxy Note 2 is the successor to the, erm, Galaxy Note, which is predictable. What wasn't predictable was how we would feel about this new handset. The Note, you see, is a bit of an enigma. A massive phone, or really small 3G tablet. It sits in a...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2 or Samsung Galaxy S III: Which is better for you?
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 2 or Samsung Galaxy S III: Which is better for you?

    By 5 October 2012

    The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 might look like a supersized version of the Samsung Galaxy S III and nothing more, but both offer very different smartphone experiences. For those after the latest and greatest, both phones are flying the flag for Samsung in...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #102 - Samsung Galaxy Note 2 review
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #102 - Samsung Galaxy Note 2 review

    By 5 October 2012

    A slight change to the format for the Pocket-lint Podcast from now on, as we introduce a new reviews section to the recording. Editor of reviews Ian Morris opens the proceedings with a review of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, while the rest of the team focus...

  • 4G EE handsets available from today: iPhone 5 joined by Samsung, HTC and Huawei
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    4G EE handsets available from today: iPhone 5 joined by Samsung, HTC and Huawei

    By 3 October 2012

    EE has officially announced its line-up of 4G phones available from today - Wednesday, 3 October - ready for the LTE service rolling out in the coming weeks. We'd already had confirmation at the launch of the UK's first 4G network, EE, of which devices...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2 LTE coming to EE, yours from 15 October
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 2 LTE coming to EE, yours from 15 October

    By 3 October 2012

    EE has announced that the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 will be available as a 4G-ready handset in the UK from 15 October. Adding Samsung's 5.55-inch Note to the selection of the UK 4G handsets on offer, you'll be able to take advantage of faster data speeds...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2 available a day early from Stratford flagship store
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 2 available a day early from Stratford flagship store

    By 28 September 2012

    Early birds will be able to get their hands on the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 a day before its general release by visiting the Samsung Brand Store at Westfield Stratford City this Sunday, 30 September. Shoppers will be able to buy the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean-running...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2 lands in UK on 1 October
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 2 lands in UK on 1 October

    By 25 September 2012

    One for your diaries, Galaxy fans. The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 will be available to buy in the UK from 1 October, the manufacturer has revealed.  The handset, which incorporates a huge 5.55-inch display, can be purchased from Monday from the Samsung Brand...