Samsung’s Galaxy Note, the 5.3-inch smartphone/tablet hybrid device, will launch on Feb. 19 for $300 with a two-year contract from AT&T. Pre-orders begin Feb. 5.
The Galaxy Note’s 5.3-inch screen straddles the line between smartphone and tablet. The Galaxy Note will be powered by a 1.5-Ghz, dual-core processor, with 16GB of built-in memory. It has a stylus for handwriting recognition and will run on AT&T’s 700 MHz LTE network. The device has proven popular overseas, especially in Europe and Korea.