Samsung's Galaxy Note II is big for a phone, but small for a tablet. Take a closer look at the interesting features that set it apart.
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The Galaxy Note II comes with something called Easy Mode, which adds several widgets to the device's home screen and generally simplifies UI navigation. This is not to be confused with Basic Mode, the default mode, despite the fact that "Basic" means pretty much the same thing.
Really, when you have two modes and one is "Easy," the other should be labeled with a term that is meaningfully different. "Difficult" or "Hard" would be shot down by Samsung's marketing department, but perhaps they'd consider "Expert," "Advanced" or even "Standard" instead of the perplexing pair "Easy" and "Basic." In any event, the fact that an Easy Mode was deemed to be necessary suggests that maybe more interface simplification should have been done. Phone functions should be intuitive.
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