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Samsung has just given the Galaxy Nexus its European unveil, along with the white Galaxy Note, and we couldn’t resist putting these two rare Android smartphones up close for a video comparison. Both have their distinct appeal: the Galaxy Nexus is the first Ice Cream Sandwich device, of course, bypassing TouchWiz for the pleasures of Android 4.0, while the Galaxy Note has a tablet-aping, 5.3-inch display with a stylus using Wacom technology for perfect digital inking. Check out our hands-on, including video.

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Is anyone considering grabbing the Galaxy Note?

4.65" is probably the biggest I can go for a smart phone.
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The note looks sweet i think i could go for it. But i think its the nexus for me.
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The note looks sweet i think i could go for it. But i think its the nexus for me.
It makes me want the Nexus that much more now, suddenly, it doesn't seem "that big", it's actually pretty perfect.

I'm not ready to start wearing a European hand bag to carry that Galaxy Note around.
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DOOOOD...Where can I get that Galaxy Note?
 
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God that note looks good. If it had ICS LTE & was released in the US I would get one so fast.
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Benefits of Note:
5.3"
SD Card Slot
8MP Camera
S-Pen

Benefits of Nexus:
Higher PPI Screen
Curved Display
Ice Cream Sandwich
Barometer
Faster camera (I suspect this is just software)
Is a Nexus Phone (Faster upgrades)

If the Note had a ICS planned upgrade, I'd be all over it.
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4.65" is probably the biggest I can go
That's what she said too until she experienced six inches of goodness
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That's what she said too until she experienced six inches of goodness
That's what she said.
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Seriously, why did they even turn the Galaxy Note into a phone? They should have just marketed it as a fantastic writing and drawing tablet, and it would have sold like hotcakes.
    
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Galaxy Note looks incredible

so want it, if it had ICS coming say in January or so. I'd be all over it.
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