The Samsung Galaxy Note II is a phone-tablet hybrid device which runs Android OS 4.1 Jelly Bean and features a stylus. It has a 5.55-inch (141 mm) diagonal display with 720p resolution, 2GB of RAM, and up to 128 GB storage (by using a 64GB microSD card with the 64GB model). Its dimension is 80.5 x 151.1 x 9.4 mm. All make Samsung Galaxy Note II a perfect portable player for watching movies and videos on the go.
If there are some video files in your computer which you’d like to play on your Galaxy Note II, you need to check whether they are compatible with the device. The Galaxy Note II supports the following video and audio formats:
Codec: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, VC-1, DivX, WMV7, WMV8, WMV9, VP8
Format: 3GP(MP4), WMV(ASF), AVI, FLV, MKV, WebM
Codec: MP3, OGG, WMA, AAC, ACC+, eAAC+, AMR(NB,WB), MIDI, WAV, AC-3, Flac
For instance, the video clips recorded with HD camcorders like Sony and Panasonic are generally in AVCHD format with the file extension .MTS or .M2TS. If you want to play this kind of video files on your Galaxy Note II, you need to get Video Converter App (for Windows or Mac) to help you. With Video Converter App, you will be able to import AVCHD MTS or M2TS video files and convert them into the Galaxy Note II supported file formats as listed above.
After you have the compatible video files, you can then transfer them to your Galaxy Note II for playback.
- On the device, select Settings > Wireless and network > USB utilities, and choose the Connect storage to PC option.
- Connect the Galaxy Note II to your computer using the micro-USB cable.
- On the screen of the device, select the Connect USB storage option.
- A removable disk will mount to your computer. You will see it listed under Computer if you’re a Windows user, or on the Desktop if you’re a Mac user.
- Drag and drop video files over to the removable disk. You may create a folder within the removable disk first for saving the video files.
Note: The iOS version of Video Converter App is also available while the Android not yet.