StandingInAlley, on 29 November 2012 - 12:57, said:
If you love custom roms, don't pick Samsung. They still haven't released the source code of Exynos 4 processor found in S3 and Note 2 which is creating a big havoc in terms of getting stable custom roms, camera, hardware gpu acceleration etc.
Congrats on your buy btw
typu, on 29 November 2012 - 13:07, said:
im sure the note 2 is a good piece of hardware, but i see hardly any reason for that pen input. it just feels awkward and does not feel natural. i had the note 1 and i had to sell it. i mean what do you really do with that pen input? are there really that nice real life scenarios where you need it? i dont know ...
The Note 2 and S3 have their open source files available for a long time... That's not Samsung's fault if devs can't make good use of it.
Also with the Note 2 you have so many features that you can't get with custom ROMs, that it is really not necessary anymore. I used to install CM10, but Samsung's multi-billion resources are paying well right now. I can't complain anymore.
Regarding the pen... Well, you may not use it, but it is a great addition with a low price increase (compared to the S3) and you can use it to hover like a mouse on webpages and for tips on buttons, etc... I use it only sometimes, but it is great to know that it is there if I need it.