Galaxy Note II officially launched in Australia
Samsung officially introduced its Galaxy Note II Android smartphone in Australia at a lavish launch event in Sydney last night. The device will hit the market next week, however, will be available from the three major telcos in Australia — Telstra, Optus and Vodafone. Price and other plan details of the much-anticipated smartphone are not disclosed so far.
Newly launched tablet is now available for pre-order at Samsung’s Experience Store in Sydney. Note II will work on the Telstra and Optus 4G networks in Australia and will support Vodafone’s 4G network when it will be launched in 2013.
The Galaxy Note II has already been launched in Asia, Europe and the Middle East for a couple of months and was officially announced in the United States in late October.
The Australian version of Note II comes up with a few additional applications which are not present in its overseas versions. One of these additional apps is split-screen mode which allows the users to open two apps simultaneously and secondly the turn-by-turn navigation app, Navigon.
The other features of the updated version of Galaxy Note is a larger 5.5in display, a faster, quad-core processor and runs the ‘Jelly Bean’ 4.1.
Like its predecessor, the Note II too comes up with an “S Pen” stylus that enables users to take memo, draw on the screen and interpret images and other documents.
It is worth mentioning here that a new Smart Dock for the Samsung Galaxy Note II has also been released a few days back. This Smart Dock, with three USB ports to be used for hooking up mouse, keyboard and storage device, will enable you to transform your Samsung Galaxy Note II to a provisional desktop.