Samsung Galaxy Note

AKA: Samsung SGH-T879

Available at: Bell, Rogers, Telus

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Specs summary

Screen
5.3"

The Samsung Galaxy Note's screen is 5.3 inches with 1280 x 800 pixels resolution.

Processor
1.5GHz

There is a ARM APQ8060 1.5 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system (OS).

Camera
8+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 8+ megapixel camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 2+ megapixels resolution.
Storage
16 GB

Internal memory is 16 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
2500mAh

The phone is powered by a 2500 mAh Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery. Samsung's performance ratings are: 10 days standby time, 1560 minutes talk time, 215 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Full Specs

Overview
Regions availableUSA
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1900/2100 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA 14.4, HSUPA, HSPA+ 21.1
SIM Card
World Phone
Operating SystemAndroid 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

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ProcessorARM APQ8060 1.5 GHz
Internal Flash Memory
16 GB
RAM1 GB
ROM
GPSA-GPS
Digital compass
FlightMode
Hearing Aid Compatible
TTY/TDD
Noise Cancellation
SARHead: 0.15 W/kg
Body: 0.67 W/kg
LanguagesEnglish
Manufacturer Warranty1 Year
Accessories IncludedAC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery, Stylus
Power & Battery
TypeLithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 2500 mAh
Removable Battery
Wireless ChargingUnknown
Video Playback Time505 minutes
Wi-Fi Surfing Time215 minutes
3G Surfing TimeUnknown
4G Surfing Time
Talk TimeUp to:
1560 minutes (2G)
767 minutes (3G)
Standby TimeUp to 10 days
Physical Characteristics
Design TypeBar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA
MaterialPlastic
ColorsCarbon Blue, Ceramic White
Dimensions [H x W x D]14.7 x 8.3 x 1.0 cm
(5.8 x 3.3 x 0.4 in)
Weight178 grams
(6.3 ounces)
Rugged Design
Antenna TypeInternal
Changeable Faceplates
Display / Screen
TypeColor
TechnologySuper AMOLED
Colors16.7 million
Resolution1280 x 800 pixels
Pixel DensityUnknown
Size5.3 inches
3D
Secondary Display
SensorsAmbient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics
Themes
Backlit Illumination
Zoom / Magnification
Screen Orientation LockUnknown
Multi Touch
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating
Additional Display FeaturesCapacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key
Home Key
Mute Key
Input TypeTouchscreen
Navigation TypeTouchscreen
Predictive Text Entry
Physical KeyboardUnknown
Voicemail Key
Any Key Answer
Voice Commands
Keypad / Screen Lock
External Volume Control
External Media Playback Controls
Call Management
Contact List CapacityDepends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per ContactEmail address, Other fields
Contact Groups
Auto Answer
Voice Activated Dialing
Photo Caller ID
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing TypeHTML
BrowserGoogle Android
Javascript
Flash
Email
Email ProtocolsPOP3, IMAP, SMTP
Additional Email FeaturesGmail
Messaging ServicesSMS, MMS, IM (Google Talk)
Push-to-talk (PTT)
Connectivity
USBMicro-USB 2.0
Bluetooth3.0
Bluetooth ProfilesA2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n
WiFi Encryption
Mobile Hotspot
WiMAX
Expansion Slots
Expansion Slots InfoMicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB)
PC SynchronizationOTA
TV-outHDMI
DLNA Support
NFC
UMA Support
Data Tethering Compatibility
Java Applications
Brew Applications
ECML / Digital Wallet
PictBridge
Camera
Front Camera
Built-In
Resolution
2+ megapixels
Zoom
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Capture / Recording
Video Recording Parameters
Rear Camera
Built-In
Resolution
8+ megapixels
Zoom
4x digital
Flash
LED
Additional Rear Camera Info
Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, Smile detection
Video Capture / Recording
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback
Audio FormatsMP3, AAC, AMR, WMA, WAV, OGG
RadioFM/RDS
Video Playback
Video Playback FormatsH.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV, DivX, XviD
Mobile TV
Streaming Video
External Speakers
Headset Jack
Custom Ringtones
Vibration Alert
Downloadable Ringtones
Ringtone Composer
Ringer ID
Haptic Feedback Vibration
Speakerphone
Apps
To-Do / Task List
Calendar
World Clock
Alarm
Stopwatch
Timer
Calculator
Currency Converter
Document ViewerDOC, DOCX, PDF, PPT, PPTX, XLS
Weather
Stocks
Maps
Notepad
Voice Memos / Recorder
GamesDownloadable
AppsDownloadable, Pre-installed (YouTube, Android Market, Google-Latitude)
Included Software / Apps
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Additional Comments2 GB microSD included
S Pen stylus
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