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- Reception and call quality High quality sound!
- Display Sharp display with rich blacks
- Battery life All day battery life than can be replaced
- Camera Good but shaky shots
- Ease of use I have big hands but I would not complain if the screen was a tad bigger.
- Design and form factor Easily fits into my jean pockets
- Portability (size / weight) Very thin and light
- Media support Native player plays MKV and FLAC files.
- Durability Not even a scratch from a few hard knocks on hardwood
- Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.) The best of Android with jellybean.
I bought the Note 2 international version off contract and have enjoyed the non-pentile 720p super amoled plus display a lot. The display is good in the sun and has rich blacks. The processor is incredibly fast. As a guy I have not had any issues putting the phone in my pockets, even skinny jeans! The file system is a bitch to deal with but at least you have a file system unlike ios. The camera is good but is hard to keep still enough to get clear enough shots to see the wonderful high resolution images. The S-pen is surprisingly useful when it comes to hand writing recognition and the swipe-esque native keyboard. The phone is surprisingly thin and is quite an enjoyable experience overall. Thank you for reading
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