One of the most impressive and popular devices on the market is the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, as it remains undefeated in the ‘phablet’ category. It has a huge screen and a capacity to function using a stylus pen. Having the perks of a smart phone and a tablet, the ‘phablet’ term was created after the launch of its predecessor, the original Galaxy Note.
The original Galaxy Note has been available since 2011. The device was different to any phone available at the time of its release. boasting features such as a 1.4 GHz dual-core processor, advanced 8 megapixel camera and 5.3 inch super AMOLED display. It also comes with the trademark of Galaxy Note, the S-Pen stylus.
Before launch of the Galaxy Note, people were assuming that devices with such a big screen would not perform well in the market, but the opposite turned out to be true as the Galaxy Note sold more than 12 million units. This paved the way for the success of the Galaxy Note 2 last year. Find out more about the Samsung Galaxy Note on our website where you can also find the best Samsung Galaxy Note offers.
During the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note, its OS was Android Gingerbread, which was the latest instalment at the time of the Google-owned platform. Since then, the Android OS has seen numerous updates. The current instalment is named Android jellybean. Tech Radar made a report recently saying that the update will soon be rolled out to the original Samsung Galaxy Note, good news for owners of the phablet for it will carry out updates and new features. The update aims to improve the performance and sensitivity of the user interface. It will also bring new features such as a multi window function, customizable notifications bar, and the Google Now application.
Galaxy Note SIM-free devices will begin to receive the updates for the Android OS in a matter of days. However, the case is different for those who have the device on a pay monthly contract deal as you have to wait for the network’s approval before the update is rolled out to these devices.
If you have already updated your Galaxy Note to the latest OS, Android Jellybean, do not hesitate to let us know your thoughts on the software by leaving a comment.