|Optimize Your Application for Samsung GALAXY Note II|
Oct 22, 2012
1. Introducing the Samsung GALAXY Note II
Samsung introduces the GALAXY Note II, bringing a whole new level of innovation for the GALAXY Note series. The Samsung GALAXY Note II provides a uniquely personalized and expressive content design experience, making it the ultimate smartphone for on-the-go creativity.
You can find the GALAXY Note II device technical specifications at the official microsite.
2. Optimization for Larger Screen
Utilizing the 5.5-inch display with HD resolution, developers can deliver an extraordinary experience featuring a higher level of detail than previously available. Developing an app for a larger screen size requires a different approach to app design, to ensure the layout of the screen remains optimized.
3. S Pen and S Pen SDK
The GALAXY Note II also includes the S Pen, the advanced pen-input device. The S Pen can be used for accurate drawing, superior handwriting recognition and as a general use, but highly precise, input method.
SAMSUNG DEVELOPERS is pleased to offer the S Pen SDK, which provides various components for you to use when developing feature rich applications for the Galaxy Note II. The SDK provides a drawing engine which supports various drawing and writing components, interesting effects, signature recognition and other pen driven features.
You can download the latest version of the S Pen SDK here - http://developer.samsung.com/s-pen-sdk
4. S Pen Features & Key Benefits
5. Sample Applications in the S Pen SDK
The SDK includes 20 sample apps for you to use in your own applications, so you can quickly understand how to make the most of each available method.
6. Featured App Created with the S Pen SDK – PhotoDesk
Photo Desk, a featured app for GALAXY Note series, is a folder-based photo management and editing application. It can help users to organize their albums within folders, while providing an enhanced user experience compared to the default Gallery app. It uses the S Pen SDK to provide enhanced features that maximize the advantages of the S Pen. Photo Desk can be downloaded for free in the Best S Pen Applications category on the Samsung Apps website.
Note The full source code of PhotoDesk will be provided at the SAMSUNG DEVELOPERS site, along with its accompanying technical documentation. (December, 2012)[Read the full story of PhotoDesk]
7. Partner Success Stories- AutoDesk, On5, TechSmith Co.
8. Samsung Apps for Business
Apps optimized for the GALAXY Note II, can be distributed through Samsung Apps, the market place that connects developers and buyers in more than 120 countries. Samsung Apps facilitates various business models, including In-App Payment and In-App Advertising so you can maximize your app revenue. In addition, to prevent the illegal copy of your application, SAMSUNG DEVELOPERS provides the Samsung Application License Management Library.