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Old 08-08-2012, 11:18 AM   #1
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Galaxy Note 2 reported to use flexible AMOLED panel

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Samsung's flexible AMOLED displays, long demonstrated to slack-jawed journos at trade shows, could be about to find its place in an upcoming smartphone, if reports from South Korea are accurate. In a recent article on the latest AMOLED display innovations, the Korea IT Times reports that the Galaxy Note 2, due to be unveiled in Berlin on Aug. 29, will utilize the bendy display tech. In addition, Samsung's new, thinner Unbreakable Plane (UBP) tech is also said to be used in the Note 2, freeing up space for extra battery capacity.
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Old 08-08-2012, 11:25 AM   #2
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So excited for note 2
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Old 08-08-2012, 05:25 PM   #3
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Agreed. The next Note is sounding better and better.
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Old 08-08-2012, 09:11 PM   #4
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Agreed. The next Note is sounding better and better.
Glad to see Samsung pushing the envelope and bringing new tech to the consumers.
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Old 08-08-2012, 09:25 PM   #5
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Glad to see Samsung pushing the envelope and bringing new tech to the consumers.
This sounds interesting, so I will hang on to my old phone (which is starting to fall apart) a little longer and see what Santa brings us on August 29th. However, I don't see what good it would do to make such a big device curved rather than flat? The original Nexus phone was curved because it fits your face when you make calls, but this one will rarely be used to make calls without a headphone. And for other uses (browsing, reading, e-mail, etc) a curved phone would be more of a handicap than a good thing.
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Old 08-08-2012, 10:25 PM   #6
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Looks like Samsung is the new leader when it come to innovation. I'm liking this new model.
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Old 08-09-2012, 12:07 AM   #7
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Glad to see Samsung pushing the envelope and bringing new tech to the consumers.
..after someone else already did it

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Old 08-09-2012, 04:05 PM   #8
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Little brother, there is no way in hell that they will put more battery in that freed up space. Thinner is "in." Look at Apple.

The only reason that they make room for a battery at all is that the device still has to work. They will calculate what they need for say 8 hours on time and then, the case will shrink around that battery!
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Little brother, there is no way in hell that they will put more battery in that freed up space. Thinner is "in." Look at Apple.

The only reason that they make room for a battery at all is that the device still has to work. They will calculate what they need for say 8 hours on time and then, the case will shrink around that battery!
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Old 08-09-2012, 06:21 PM   #10
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Could this be the new Galaxy Note 2? It certainly looks sexy although I think practicality dictates that some bezel is necessary!
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Old 08-09-2012, 07:01 PM   #11
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Could this be the new Galaxy Note 2? It certainly looks sexy although I think practicality dictates that some bezel is necessary!
I saw that as a rumoured S3, way before the S3 was released. I call it a fake.
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I saw that as a rumoured S3, way before the S3 was released. I call it a fake.
Perhaps, but if they want to increase the screen size from 5.3" to 5.5" and not increase the overall dimensions then this will be pretty much how it must look like.
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Perhaps, but if they want to increase the screen size from 5.3" to 5.5" and not increase the overall dimensions then this will be pretty much how it must look like.
But such a device will be too difficult to use without any additional case. Unless, Samsung has invented a technology by which the phone can differentiate between the actions of just holding it and actually passing some instruction like opening an app or scrolling a page.
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But such a device will be too difficult to use without any additional case. Unless, Samsung has invented a technology by which the phone can differentiate between the actions of just holding it and actually passing some instruction like opening an app or scrolling a page.
Simple. The edge of the screen will not respond to touch. It not be interactive.
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