Let me say the phone is not dell streak embarrassing big but if you felt the s3 was pushing it or you hate using Bluetooth head phones to talk then you may want to pass on this phone. As far as speed it definitely smooth. Smoother than the Maxx hd, honestly it is hard to tell. I am sure if you had them side by side and nitpicked you could see something but for day to day use the extra ram and cores help keep the phone operating smooth. Any one who used a Samsung tablet know how all the features constantly running weighs down the system. So adding more space helps with that. Where as the new blur is clean so no real need for the extra.
Did not mess with camera.
So my verdict is yes this is the phone for me. But if you want simple, easy to hold, every day phone then RAZR HD may be for you. Because with all the features on the note 2 there will be some learning for sure.
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