Posters featuring the AT&T branded Samsung GALAXY Note appear at CES
0. phoneArena 08 Jan 2012, 15:52 posted on
As if we needed another sign that the 5.3 inch Samsung GALAXY Note is coming to AT&T, a series of posters appear in the Las Vegas Convention Center showing off the AT&T logo on the "phablet"; the lack of a 4G icon indicates the pix was photoshopped...
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1. Lucas777 (Posts: 2137; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)
is thing voice or just a data connection from att?
14. jasrockett (Posts: 21; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)
Yer, what he said... I still think a 6 inch slab of screen will be my personal sweet spot. F@#! yer I want one.
4. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 2000; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)
I'm getting this... only if it has LTE 4G
10. Dr.Phil (Posts: 924; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)
While LTE would be a plus, I don't think this device would necessarily need to have it. AT&T's LTE network is not going to be up to par with Verizon's until another year or two (their failed acquisition of T-Mobile put them behind on this). Also, even with LTE, you would probably experience the same speeds as HSPA+ due to network volume as well as the distance you are from the LTE tower and what not.
If the choice was Exynos or LTE, I would pick Exynos. Besides, the majority of the time that you are using your phone's internet will be within range of a wi-fi network. I mean you only get 2 GB a month.
11. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 2000; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)
The LTE in my area (Houston) is very good... I don't really care about the exynos chip..I have the sgskyrocket.. it fast enough with the other chip.. IMO
13. HouTexan (Posts: 315; Member since: 08 Jan 2012)
same here. I'm a Houstonian and the LTE is great in our area. Plus I go to college in San Antonio which is also LTE enabled.
5. NightmareGeese (Posts: 2; Member since: 06 Jan 2012)
I could care less if it had LTE in it. You win or lose either way. You junk the Exynos processor for LTE and settle on a Qualcomm, or keep the Exynos (a better processor in my opinion) and throw out LTE. In my market, Northern Virginia, we probably wont have LTE for a while, so Id prefer keeping the Exynos with an HSPA+ capability.
6. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3042; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)
Yea even if you are in a LTE area its going to vary on speeds. However the processoring power is another story.
7. Birds (Posts: 1022; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)
I have a question. I have considered getting a phone with an S3 but I've heard bad things about that processor. Is it's performance so poor because it only uses one core at a time, or its the OEM that doesn't give its device the best optimization between hardware and software, or is it something all together different? I want to know.
8. Lucas777 (Posts: 2137; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)
one core does not mean bad performance.. oses like wp7 use one core and perform very well
12. electrophage (Posts: 36; Member since: 17 Jun 2011)
I agree with Dr Phil and Nightmare Geese. Whenever (and given their trackrecord that could be quite a while) AT&T's LTE system gets built out it may very well be better than Verizons, but that may be awhile. Until then HSPA is more than good enough. Ive got a Verizon Galaxy Tab 10.1 and a AT&T Iconia Tab 501 and theres not much measurable diference. Right now too much depends on signal strength and congestion