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T-Mobile version of Samsung GALAXY Note II pictured

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T-Mobile version of Samsung GALAXY Note II pictured
Talk about an embarrassment of riches. No sooner do you release the hottest selling Android phone, one that has continued to sell well despite the launch of the Apple iPhone 5, then you're right back offering another highly anticipated model. No manufacturer has ever hit the handset market with a pair of offerings like the Samsung Galaxy S III and the Samsung GALAXY Note II. In some ways, the latter device might even be better than the former handset which many consider the best Android phone ever. Samsung expects to sell 20 million units of the phablet over the next year.

Samsung's J.K. Shin expects 20 million units of the Samsung GALAXY Note II to be sold

Samsung's J.K. Shin expects 20 million units of the Samsung GALAXY Note II to be sold

Looking for a Pentile display on the Samsung GALAXY Note II like there is on the Galaxy S III? You won't find it here as the 5.5 inch screen uses a standard RGB matrix. Additionally, the phablet has the multiwindow display and Smart Rotation features that we have pointed out recently. And with this fully loaded model about to be unveiled on U.S. soil on October 24th, you can almost feel the same sort of buzz around it that enveloped the Samsung Galaxy S III before its launch.

And now as a treat for those T-Mobile (T-Metro?) customers who snap to attention at the mere mention of the Samsung GALAXY Note II, we have some pictures to pass along for you to stare at. Ah yes, this launch can't come soon enough for many of you!

source: TmoNews

T-Mobile version of the Samsung Galaxy Note II
T-Mobile version of the Samsung Galaxy Note II
T-Mobile version of the Samsung Galaxy Note II

T-Mobile version of the Samsung Galaxy Note II



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posted on 03 Oct 2012, 22:35 5

1. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)


T-METRO FOR THE WIN! hahaha nice one :)

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 22:58 10

2. remixfa (Posts: 13973; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


hey its HSPA+, LTE, Quad exynos, RGB-HD, 2 gigs of ram, and more..

SOooooooOOOOoOOO Much win!

Now if only they had the exact same phone but 4.5-4.8 inches!!! grr!! lol

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 23:07 5

4. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)


hahaha i swear if samsung made that mini GS3 at 4.3 inches with some top notch specs.........i may just consider getting it seriously.....lol

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 23:15 3

5. remixfa (Posts: 13973; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


I love the specs.. its just ... soooo...damn... big. lol. I want to move up from my old 4 inch SGS1. But I just dont think I can go the whole way to 5.3 lol.

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 23:29 1

6. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)


ooo trust me man I held the S3 in walmart and it seemed a tad bit too "long" lolz it wasnt so much wide as it was tall! lol weird stuff i know

posted on 04 Oct 2012, 05:52 1

11. archangel9 (Posts: 231; Member since: 07 Feb 2010)


you get use to it

posted on 04 Oct 2012, 03:47

10. juanyunis (Posts: 72; Member since: 31 Aug 2012)


go for the Korean version, at least you get 2GB of RAM, Quad Core Exynos, LTE and 32GB base. The only con is the pentile matrix.

posted on 04 Oct 2012, 06:30 3

12. remixfa (Posts: 13973; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


umm.. knock knock??? whos there? YOU CRAZY!

The American version is the exact same. There is NO PENTILE on ANY version of the Note2. Its all RGB-HD.

The Tmobile version has both HSPA+ and LTE as well as RGB-HD, 2 gig ram, quad exynos, 3200mah battery, on and on and on.

I wouldnt be interested in it if it was an inferior version. That's why I passed up both the SGS2, Note1, and SGS3.

posted on 04 Oct 2012, 07:07 4

14. SleepingOz (unregistered)


I think he was referring to the GSIII.

For my part, I'm going for the GNOTE II. With such specs and features, I just don't care about the size. Its screen is gorgeous! Some may say that amoled colours aren't natural blablabla.. But I don't care either. I just want my stuff to look good on my screen.

posted on 04 Oct 2012, 09:38

18. remixfa (Posts: 13973; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


I'll take super amoled over LCD any day of the week. Those pure blacks make a big difference. Besides, if you think its too saturated, there are apps that can tone it down for you. Its not permanent, its just a setting.

posted on 05 Oct 2012, 06:58

23. juanyunis (Posts: 72; Member since: 31 Aug 2012)


i was talking about the Galaxy S3 man... the korean version is the most powerful S3 of all, and also i mentioned that because you told us that you love the new note 2 specs, but you don't love how big it it, so the korean version of the s3 is the most similar one to the note 2 in specs, without the non-pentile screen and s-pen features.

posted on 05 Oct 2012, 08:55

25. remixfa (Posts: 13973; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


yea, except I dont live in Korea, nor does the Korean version support TMobile HSPA+ :)

posted on 04 Oct 2012, 09:27

17. Note_Lover (Posts: 2; Member since: 04 Oct 2012)


The US version is supposed to be the exactly the same, with the possible exception of variant sizes (yet to be seen).

posted on 05 Oct 2012, 06:59

24. juanyunis (Posts: 72; Member since: 31 Aug 2012)


check my comment #23 http://www.phonearena.com/news/T-Mobile-version-of-Samsung-GALAXY-Note-II-pictured_id35155/comments?post=421485#post_421485 and you will understand what i meant.

posted on 04 Oct 2012, 09:23

16. Note_Lover (Posts: 2; Member since: 04 Oct 2012)


Believe it or not, one of the main reasons I'm getting it, is for the that massive screen! No more of the days that I'll have to put on glasses to read my screen! Can't freaking wait!!!!

posted on 04 Oct 2012, 09:40

19. remixfa (Posts: 13973; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


lol. If it doesnt bother me in pocket, I'll probably get it... unless there is a nexus with similar/better specs with a slightly smaller screen. It's the first US phone ive gotten excited over in quite some time. Big screen is nice, but I dont want to feel my phone waggin back n forth as I walk.. thats frikkin annoying. That was one thing I didnt miss when I traded in heavier phones like the moto cliq & BB Storm for lighter phones like the SGS1. It disappears in pocket.

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 23:04 2

3. RubiksGuy (Posts: 11; Member since: 26 Jun 2012)


I hope that's a clear protector case, cause in my humble opinion I think it cheapens the look of the phone with all that glare. I tend to prefer the matte look and feel on my phones, but that's just me. Regardless, I'll be first in line the day it comes out!... :)

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 23:43 1

7. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)


from the looks of it........it looks like the actual build man :(

posted on 04 Oct 2012, 06:31 2

13. remixfa (Posts: 13973; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


and if you dont get a case for it your a fool. Once you have a case on it, the gloss look disappears regardless, so there is no point to worrying about it. :)

posted on 04 Oct 2012, 07:20 2

15. SleepingOz (unregistered)


I also prefer the matte finish but as remixfa said, once you put a nice case on it, it'll be all good.

posted on 04 Oct 2012, 01:00 2

8. g2a5b0e (Posts: 2476; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)


GET. IN. MY. HAND.

posted on 04 Oct 2012, 01:50

9. 12013E12T (Posts: 37; Member since: 08 Sep 2009)


i'm starting to want that Samsung Galaxy Note II so bad, but i'm not sure how comfortable it'll feel in my pocket o.O

posted on 04 Oct 2012, 10:45 1

20. AnnDroid (Posts: 53; Member since: 02 Aug 2011)


I made a mockup out of card stock and filled it with pads of post it notes to the height, width and length and taped it shut. Carried it around for a week or so until I felt comfortable it fit into my life. I'm a petite female and it's going to work well. I'm looking forward to finally having one device for everything.

Now I need to find a good bluetooth headset for the rare phone call.

posted on 04 Oct 2012, 13:14

21. g2a5b0e (Posts: 2476; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)


That's dedication.

posted on 05 Oct 2012, 16:24

26. mprasek (Posts: 1; Member since: 05 Oct 2012)


I totally agree. Forget the "ugly back" (poster below), Screen Size is the reason to buy,

My g2 is heavier, and in landscape gives me 2 email messages visible in gmail.

I also agree with the bluetooth for the occasional phone call. My weekly usage is about 4 phone calls, 50 tweets, 200 text messages, 100 emails, and 60 hours of web and video playback.

Buying it the first day for the screen.

Thanks for reading,
Mike

posted on 04 Oct 2012, 23:26

22. Nadr1212 (Posts: 741; Member since: 22 Sep 2012)


Looks cpvery unatractive from the back in these pics

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