News by Andrew Kameka on Thursday December 27, 2012.
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The Samsung Galaxy Note does not have a screen, a processor, nor a S Pen as good as the phone that replaced it a few months ago, but it will soon have the same marquee features. Samsung today updated its Galaxy Note microsite to confirm that the phone will receive the Premium Suite Upgrade when the phone is updated to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Samsung did not confirm when the phone would be updated, or which markets and models can expect to receive the new firmware; however, the site does confirm that the following features will be included in the update:
- Multi Window
Do multiple tasks on the same screen at the same time with no screen transitions.
- Popup Note / Video / Browser
Popup Note, which allows users to instantly Conveniently write down directions, phone numbers, and other information while on a call. Popup Note will intuitively open when you pull out S Pen or double tap the screen. Popup Video and Browser allow users to watch video or browse the web while per forming other tasks.
- Photo Note / Photo Frame
Treasure your memories with handwritten notes on the front or back of your photos.
- Easy Clip
Crop an image from any screen to save or share easily. And, just draw a line to select text. You can easily capture the instant inspiration.
- Paper Artist
Provides an emotional & aesthetic photo editing experience. Choose from various picture editing effects.
- Handwriting on S Planner/ Email
Send handwritten notes via Email or handwrite memos to yourself in S Planner. Like a post card, you can send your emotional feeling now via Email with handwritten notes. Like your paper planner, you can write down your tasks in a more personal and intuitive way.
- Enhanced S Note
More amusing effects & new templates were added. Use Sketch effect for various photo effect and image filters with Color Picker, you can pick any color you want directly from any images and draw with it.
Andrew is MobileBurn.com's managing editor. He is based in Miami, Florida.