Review: Samsung Galaxy Note II defined by its pen

Samsung Galaxy Note II

At a Glance

The Samsung Galaxy Note II is a standout smartphone with impressive specs, but its larger size can be a deal breaker.

Pros

  • Great battery life
  • Ships with Android 4.1
  • Stylus works well for taking notes or drawing

Cons

  • Can be difficult to hold
  • Camera isn't anything special
  • Bloatware can't be uninstalled
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At a Glance

The Samsung Galaxy Note II is a standout smartphone with impressive specs, but its larger size can be a deal breaker.

Pros

  • Great battery life
  • Ships with Android 4.1
  • Stylus works well for taking notes or drawing

Cons

  • Can be difficult to hold
  • Camera isn't anything special
  • Bloatware can't be uninstalled
 Compare

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