This Day (Lagos)

Nigeria: Samsung's Galaxy Note II Launched in Nigeria

Samsung Electronics has rolled out its highly anticipated Galaxy Note II in Nigeria, adding a new Galaxy device to its range of products in this category.

The device, a mix of smartphone and tablet with an improved digital stylus called the S Pen, was unveiled at in event, which held in Lagos at the weekend.

The launch of the device in Nigeria is coming on the heels of its initial introduction at the IFA Trade Show in Berlin and its subsequent arrival on the African continent at a colourful unboxing event in Cape Town, South Africa, in October.

Managing Director of Samsung Electronics West Africa, Mr. Bravo Kim, who reiterated Samsung's commitment to fulfilling its brand promise said the new Note II, would inspire the world.

According to him, "Samsung's commitment to bringing new and meaningful innovations to the doorstep of customers is the motivation behind the Galaxy Note II to ensure that Samsung maintains its dominance over Apple and other smartphone manufacturers in the global smartphone market, by positioning itself as a niche to meet the demands of consumers desirous of larger screens and more user-friendly display.

Kim noted that the Galaxy Note II is powered by the latest version of Google's Android operating system, Jelly Bean, the Galaxy Note II features a 1.6 GHz quad-core processor and 4G LTE connectivity. Its 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display is ideal for users who want the productivity of a tablet with the portability of a smartphone.

He said: "Its 8 megapixel rear-facing and 1.9 megapixel front-facing camera allows users to share photos through Share Shot, while S Beam lets users share videos, pictures and more with other Galaxy Note II and Galaxy S III devices. The Galaxy Note II is thinner and narrower than the first Galaxy Note, and it improves upon the original with longer battery life, as well as enhancements to the S Pen. It also boasts a microSD slot that allows for expansion by up to an extra 64GB of storage.

Describing the Samsung Galaxy Note II as the smartphone for on-the-go creativity, Business Head, Hand Held Products at Samsung Electronics West Africa, Mr. Emmanouil Revmatas, restated that Samsung was committed to enhancing and expanding its Galaxy Note product experiences.

He said since the introduction of the first Galaxy Note, the company has "continued to enhance and expand this category of product towards delivering the ultimate communication experience to our consumers".

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