The new Samsung Galaxy Note II tablet device is pictured during Samsung Mobile Unpacked 2012 event in Berlin's Tempodrom hall ahead of the start of the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin, August 29, 2012. The IFA consumer electronics and home appliances fair will open its doors to the public from August 31 till September 5 in the German capital. Reuters/Pawel Kopczynski
Samsung launched Galaxy Note II phablet in India today, just a day after it was rolled out in South Korea and before its UK release. The device is priced at Rs. 39,990.
The Galaxy Note 2 is bigger than the original Note's 5.3-inches and now measures 5.5-inches. It comes with a Super AMOLED HD display with a 1280x720 pixel resolution and a 1.6GHz quad core Exynos processor with 2GB of RAM.
It offers storage between 16GB, 32GB or 64GB and MicroSD and MicroSDHC capability for cards up to 32GB and 64GB respectively.
The Note 2 runs on the latest version of Android, the 4.1 Jelly Bean and comes with Samsung's S-Pen stylus optimised TouchWiz interface.
In terms of design it's similar to the existing Note but with features similar to the Samsung Galaxy S3's signature style and Note 10.1.