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Samsung has said that its Galaxy Note II 5.6in, 1280 x 720 smartphone-cum-tablet, which was launched earlier this month at the IFA show, will be out on Monday, 1 October.

The stylus centric gadget sports a 1.6GHz quad-core processor, an 8Mp camera, 2GB of Ram, 16-46GB of Flash storage, dual-band 802.11n Wi-Fi and 3G HSPA+ cellular connectivity.

All good stuff, but the key feature here is the presence of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean as the OS.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Android smartphone hands-on review

"We’re also evolving the technology to the point where it genuinely feels as though you’re using a traditional pen and paper," promised Samsung UK telecoms kit chief, Simon Stanford.

The Note II will be available from Samsung and all the major UK networks.

Read our hands-on first look at the device here. ®

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