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Unknown Samsung device gets Wi-Fi certification, could be Galaxy Note successor

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Unknown Samsung device gets Wi-Fi certification, could be Galaxy Note successor
A couple of mysterious Samsung devices were just spotted in the Wi-Fi Alliance's database after receiving Wi-Fi certification – the Samsung GT-N8000 and GT-N8013. What we are dealing with here is not quite clear, but let us put on our deerstalker, take out our magnifying glass, and make a prediction backed up by some old-fashioned logic.

So, the device with a model number closest to the ones listed is the Samsung Galaxy Note, also known as the GT-N7000. That said, it could be that the two new devices have quite a lot to do with it. On one hand, these two new model numbers may belong to a Galaxy Note successor. But on the other hand, a Galaxy Note successor might carry a GT-N7100 model name, just like the Samsung Galaxy S and the Galaxy S II are known as the i9000 and the i9100 respectively. If that happens to be the case, the devices behind the GT-N8000 and GT-N8013 model names could be entirely new smartphones or tablets.

Of course, all of the information above is pure speculation, so it won't be surprising if it turns out to be completely wrong. Would you like to make a guess of your own? Feel free to share your thoughts with us in the comments.

source: Wi-Fi Alliance via Unwired View

Unknown Samsung device gets Wi-Fi certification, could be Galaxy Note successor

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posted on 11 Jan 2012, 13:42

1. ayephoner (Posts: 837; Member since: 09 Jun 2009)


huh?

are they really trying to make our heads spin with the frequency of phones released?

posted on 11 Jan 2012, 14:04 3

2. remixfa (Posts: 13930; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


this doesnt mean its releasing any time soon. there isnt even a rumor to go with the model number which is unusual.

posted on 11 Jan 2012, 15:16

6. ayephoner (Posts: 837; Member since: 09 Jun 2009)


i know. its just become so crazy. im not sure how anyone can buy a device with any confidence these days.

oh, you like the new av?

posted on 11 Jan 2012, 14:15 4

3. glf752 (Posts: 14; Member since: 05 Jan 2012)


Or it could be the galaxy note rumored to be on Sprint

posted on 11 Jan 2012, 14:46 2

4. -box- (Posts: 3820; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


...Galaxy Note for Windows Phone?

posted on 11 Jan 2012, 14:53 3

5. rd_nest (Posts: 770; Member since: 06 Jun 2010)


What phone??

WVGA on a 5.3 inch with no support for S-Pen and no apps? ya, great idea!

posted on 11 Jan 2012, 23:33 1

10. apocalypsebc (Posts: 148; Member since: 07 Dec 2010)


I was thinking the samething. It might be a Super Amoled Windows Phone/tablet~hybrid ;-) Hope it comes to all carriers in the USA! Sprint please!

posted on 11 Jan 2012, 16:53

7. JGuinan007 (Posts: 634; Member since: 19 May 2011)


We are just now getting the Note on AT&T if it comes out a month after I get it I'll go nuts

posted on 11 Jan 2012, 17:33 1

8. rockstarlive (Posts: 307; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


Could be a bigger version of the Note, I still think Sprint and Verizon might get it. Usually Samsung products always have different variants.

posted on 11 Jan 2012, 17:36

9. Muhannad (Posts: 455; Member since: 20 Sep 2011)


I just saw the Note in the Samsung retail store and I'm really tempted to buy it but not until the price drops.

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