The Samsung Galaxy Note II is a hybrid device.
These days, if words had meaning, that wouldn't be much of a groundbreaking statement, because every single smartphone on the market is a hybrid device. You can check email, take photos, make phone calls, text, listen to music. Are they not all hybrids at this point?
Yes, but they don't all come with a stylus. They aren't all 5.5 inches, as the Note II is. And they don't all recognize handwriting, a major strong point for the Note II.
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