How to test out the Samsung Galaxy Note from your browser

Nothing beats seeing the super-size Samsung Galaxy Note in person, but if you can't make it to the store, you can still test it out virtually.


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Samsung's Galaxy Note simulator allows you to try out features and functions of the Galaxy Note from your Web browser.

There are 12 sections on the left side of the simulator to choose from. Once you select a section, you'll be presented with a list of items you can simulate from that section. Use your mouse to click on the actual areas of the Galaxy Note you'd normally tap with your finger or with the S pen stylus.

Galaxy Note simulator
Click to enlarge. Screenshot by Ed Rhee/CNET

The simulator is a nice way to get to know the Galaxy Note before making your purchasing decision, but it's also a great way for new Galaxy Note owners to learn how to use their new smartphone. As an added convenience, each of the tutorials can be printed out as well.

Print Galaxy Note tutorial
Click to enlarge. Screenshot by Ed Rhee/CNET

That's it. Don't forget to check out CNET's review of the Samsung Galaxy Note for more info.

Read the full CNET Review

Samsung Galaxy Note - ceramic white (AT&T)

The Bottom Line: With its huge screen and throwback stylus, the Samsung Galaxy Note is a polarizing smartphone that winks at tablet territory. Those who like their screens XL will find a top-notch device that lets multimedia shine. The S Pen adds some artistic potential, but for some, the phone will just simply be too big. / Read full review

Read the full CNET Review

Samsung Galaxy Note - carbon blue (AT&T)

The Bottom Line: With its huge screen and throwback stylus, the Samsung Galaxy Note is a polarizing smartphone that winks at tablet territory. Those who like their screens XL will find a top-notch device that lets multimedia shine. The S Pen adds some artistic potential, but for some, the phone will just simply be too big. / Read full review

About the author

Ed Rhee, a freelance writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area, is an IT veteran turned stay-at-home-dad of two girls. He focuses on Android devices and applications while maintaining a review blog at techdadreview.com.

 

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