Samsung to launch Galaxy Note II on Thursday

Samsung to launch Galaxy Note II on Thursday

Last Updated: Thu, Sep 27, 2012 05:27 hrs
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Seoul: Samsung Electronics will officially launch its latest Galaxy Note II in Hyderabad on Thursday.

It is part of the international launch of the phablet - as Samsung calls the 'hybrid of a smartphone and tablet PC' - which it hopes to better compete with Apple's newly released iPhone 5.

After being introduced at IFA trade show in Berlin late last month, the latest Galaxy Note 2, was rolled out at Samsung's headquarters in central Seoul on Wednesday.

The Galaxy Note 2 is positioned as a niche with a large screen, multitasking, upgraded operating system and competitive hardware.

The Galaxy Note 2 came with a 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED screen, the biggest display in smartphone market.

It was powered by 4.1 Jelly Bean, the latest version of Android operating system, featuring a 1.6GHz Quad-Core processor and HSPA Plus or 4G LTE connectivity.

"Galaxy Note 2 will take over the fame of Galaxy Note that opened a new category of smart mobile devices," said Shin Jong-kyun, president of Samsung's mobile business.

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