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Samsung Galaxy Note (photos)

Among Samsung's IFA announcements was the Samsung Galaxy Note, a supersize smartphone or a small tablet, depending on how you look at it. Check out the photo gallery and decide for yourself.

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Samsung Galaxy Note

Samsung made a number of announcements at IFA 2011, but one of the more buzz-worthy gadgets was the Samsung Galaxy Note. Running Android 2.3 Gingerbread, the Galaxy Note is technically a smartphone, but it also boasts a 5.3-inch Super AMOLED touch screen, which almost puts it in tablet territory.
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Hardware

Features of the Galaxy Note include a dual-core 1.4GHz processor, support for Samsung's new ChatOn instant messaging service, and Wi-Fi and HSPA+ support.
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Design

Though big for a smartphone, the Galaxy Note is relatively thin. The handset measures 5.74 inches tall by 3.26 inches wide by 0.38 inch thick.
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Camera

The Galaxy Note is equipped with a rear-facing 8-megapixel camera that can record 1080p video, as well as a front-facing 2-megapixel camera for video calls.
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S Pen

The Galaxy Note also comes with an S Pen accessory and app called S Memo that allows you take notes and draw right on the screen.

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