The device is a phone and tablet designed to be stiff competition for Apple.
The new version of the note is thinner with a slightly larger screen powered by a powerful processor.
It operates on JellyBean - the latest version of Google's Android-operating system.
The Galaxy Note is Samsung's second most-popular smartphone after the Galaxy.
Samsung first introduced the model last month at Europe's biggest electronics show, shortly after losing a U.S. patent battle with Apple.
The South Korean firm has been under pressure to differentiate its lineup from the iPhone.
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