85
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Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Samsung Galaxy Note II review

The Galaxy Note II is a huge improvement over its predecessor, and offers fantastic performance and innovative features.

Pros
  • Much improved S Pen experience
  • Quad-core Exynos offers mind-blowing performance
  • Beautiful, vibrant display
  • Thinner and easier to hold than original Note
Cons
  • SIM-free version is a little pricey
  • MHL only works using Samsung adapter
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Reception and call quality

85
 

Display

83
 

Battery life

88
 

Camera

81
 

Ease of use

76
 

Design and form factor

81
 

Portability (size / weight)

67
 

Media support

90
 

Durability

74
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

78
 

How It Stacks Up

88

Engadget

88
 

Critic

82
 

User

93
 
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78
 

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84
 

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81
 

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80
 
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87
 

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83
 

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90
 
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How It Stacks Up

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88
 

Critic

82
 

User

93
 
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84
 

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