The South Korean-based company has been selling close to 1 million units of Galaxy Note first generation since it was launched near the end of 2011. The Galaxy Note is a large screen smartphone which is also known as phablet (phone + tablet). Galaxy Note has a screen size of 5.3-inch and it is considered as the largest available smartphone in the market today. The device is equipped with a stylus pen. By using the pen, it helps users to write in non-alphabetical and local languages such as Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, and others.
In early August 2012, Samsung executives have confirmed that the company will showcase the next generation Galaxy Note at the Samsung Mobile Unpacked event in Berlin, on Wednesday, August 29. The showcase is in conjunction with IFA as the biggest consumer electronics trade fair in Europe.
Tech watchers reported that the second generation Galaxy Note will be equipped with unbreakable 5.5-inch display. It will be 0.2 inch larger than the first generation. The new phablet will also equipped with a faster processor and a higher resolution digital camera.
(Image: Samsung Note phablet first generation)