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The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is big but not too big. It's more compact than the Samsung Galaxy Note 1. You need to use it before you judge it.

It's the PERFECT size. I don't have huge hands and I can use the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 with one hand. I don't think I could go back to a smaller phone if I had the SGN2. My sister says the same thing and says that the SGN2 is the perfect size for her. And she's 5'7 with medium sized hands.

Most girls I know put all their phones into their handbags regardless of size.

So the size argument doesn't work for girls.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is awesome in every way. The 1.6GHz overclocked Exynos 4 quad cores outperform the Snapdragon S4 Pro and the 2GB RAM is the best on the market manufactured by Samsung which has the new advanced memory technology. The antenna build quality and radios is also of the best standard because it gets the best speeds on 4G LTE.

Whike I agree with you on most points, the s4 pro trades blows with the gn2 in benchmarks.

Though tye droid dna with its lack of removable storage and smallish battery are a major downers.
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Note 2 Is a great size, I may get one in a couple weeks when my sprint contract dies, assuming a random nexus 4 shipment does not pop up.
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i got my note 2 about 5 days ago and im getting 2 days of use out of it and its still at 50%. i don't watch videos or text 24/7 like some kids do but still puts a but woppin on my old HTC evo 4g that would barely last 10 hours under the same use.

also the size of it is a little big but manageable. i would say its about the biggest i would go on a phone tho.

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Wow that case looks so chunky.

Should have gotten one of the TPU cases:

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its not that bad. i wanted a little more thickness and it provides a good size lip around the screen so its not laying on it when face down.
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its not that bad. i wanted a little more thickness and it provides a good size lip around the screen so its not laying on it when face down.

I see. However the impact would still have the possibility of cracking the screen even with the lip. Actually I wouldn't know since I've never owned a case with a good sized lip before wink.gif
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This is what I love about the Samsung Galaxy Note 2:


You can get a 64GB microSD card and get your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 to recognize itself as a 64GB device and your microSD card as a 16GB external drive.

In reality: you have a 16GB SGN2 and a 64GB microSD

Virtually: you have a 64GB SGN2 and a 16GB microSD
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You can do that with the GS3 too.
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thats nice but i dont see why to do that. normally the internal storage is going to be faster the 90% of the sd cards out there.
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thats nice but i dont see why to do that. normally the internal storage is going to be faster the 90% of the sd cards out there.
Once you start installing a bunch of big games that internal gets eaten up fast.

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