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Verizon customers start petition for Samsung GALAXY Note

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Verizon customers start petition for Samsung GALAXY Note
Will we see a version of the Samsung GALAXY Note for Big Red?

Will we see a version of the Samsung GALAXY Note for Big Red?

Last month, before the Samsung GALAXY Note LTE appeared on the Super Bowl telecast and was launched via AT&T, speculation centered on a version on the phablet for Verizon. This model for Big Red was called the Samsung GALAXY Journal. But to the chagrin of Verizon customers, there has been no word since then about the phone with the 5.3 inch screen getting launched on Big Red. So some Verizon customers decided to take matters into their own hands and have started a petition drive.

Those behind the petition are aiming for 5,000 signatures to let Big Red know that its customers really, really want this phone. Currently, there is a long way to go with 350 names signed on to the petition. Need to hear the specs again? The Samsung GALAXY Note has a 5.3 inch Super AMOLED display with resolution of 800 x 1280. Under the hood is a dual-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm MSM8660. 1GB of RAM is aboard with an 8MP rear-facing camera capturing video in 1080p. The 2MP shooter up front takes self-portraits and allows you to video chat. 16GB (or 32GB) of native storage is available. Android 2.3 is installed although an update to Android 4.0 is coming soon. AT&T and Best Buy are asking $299.99 for the phone, with a signed two-year contract.

If you are a Verizon customer and want the guys in the suits at the carrier to hear your wish for the Samsung GALAXY Note loud and clear, you can fill out the petition on line by clicking on the link.

source: Change.org via DroidLife

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posted on 22 Feb 2012, 21:31 9

1. Lucas777 (Posts: 2137; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)


why would they want the note when they already have the nexus… but okay..

just a thought but i wish someone would start a petition against att throttling unlimited data users…

posted on 22 Feb 2012, 21:48

4. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)


Size queens; rather hold my phone with two hands and still struggle (like a regular visit to the urinal).

You have my sympathy on the bottle-necking. I managed to gorge 35GB on Verizon last month; last Gig' was just as fast as the first.

posted on 23 Feb 2012, 07:02 4

29. alpinejason (Posts: 262; Member since: 06 Sep 2011)


35 gigs?someone really needs to get a life!!!!

posted on 23 Feb 2012, 10:48 2

35. Jamus (Posts: 30; Member since: 19 Feb 2012)


35gigs!? Your the reason carriers drop unlimited data. We should start a petition to throttle your account.

posted on 23 Feb 2012, 13:52 1

38. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


Verizon throttles the same as AT&T does.

35GB? What the heck for? I hardly use that much on my landline in a month

posted on 22 Feb 2012, 22:57 4

14. jsoliz1985 (Posts: 23; Member since: 08 Dec 2011)


The nexus is admittedly a great phone but the note brings expandable storage, higher resolution (lower pixel density), and the S pen. I mostly use my phone for movies, games, and the web. I personally am leaving verizon for the Note.

posted on 22 Feb 2012, 23:30

17. Lucas777 (Posts: 2137; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)


hm i suppose.. the main reason i would not get a note is because it is pentile.. i know the nexus is too, and it really bugs me-- especially on screens as large as those

posted on 23 Feb 2012, 08:14

30. Mr.Mr.Upgrade (Posts: 474; Member since: 30 Aug 2011)


u crazy y go 2 at&t when they throttle.... lol

posted on 22 Feb 2012, 23:39 2

20. redrooster13 (Posts: 107; Member since: 20 Feb 2012)


Here is your link for the petition against ATT throttling!
http://www.change.org/petitions/att-stop-throttling-data-speeds-for-top-5-of-users

posted on 22 Feb 2012, 23:43 3

22. redrooster13 (Posts: 107; Member since: 20 Feb 2012)


Sorry this link should work if the above does not.
http://www.change.org/petitions#search/att throttling

posted on 23 Feb 2012, 15:47

39. hobble (Posts: 130; Member since: 11 Oct 2011)


That's not even a fair comparison. The nexus isn't that great of a phone at all.

posted on 22 Feb 2012, 21:38 2

2. Conan_Kudo (Posts: 19; Member since: 21 Dec 2011)


It's not like Verizon can get it anytime soon anyway. The Galaxy Note is exclusively for AT&T for at least a quarter.

posted on 22 Feb 2012, 23:32

19. Dr.Phil (Posts: 1324; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)


I don't know if it's exclusive, I haven't heard them say it was. But, I do agree that even with this petition, you would be too late in getting the device. By the time it goes through all the hurdles it takes to get it to the market, the Galaxy Note 2 will be out. So, maybe this petition would be useful for the Note 2, but not the Note for right now.

posted on 22 Feb 2012, 21:41

3. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)


Does anyone know if the Note has microSD functionality; I infer from the article that there is no microSD slot??

posted on 22 Feb 2012, 22:03 3

5. redmd (Posts: 1279; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


It has up to 32GB

posted on 22 Feb 2012, 22:14 1

9. SGSII (Posts: 53; Member since: 22 Nov 2011)


Most android phones have an SD slot. Just assume it has one. BTW this phone has 32gb SD slot

posted on 22 Feb 2012, 22:03

6. Luuthian (Posts: 247; Member since: 09 Sep 2011)


Of ALL the phones out there to petition for... This seems so unimportant :/.

posted on 22 Feb 2012, 22:10 2

7. TKFox007 (Posts: 303; Member since: 02 Nov 2010)


Do people really want a phone with that big of a screen?

posted on 22 Feb 2012, 22:22

12. E.N. (Posts: 2610; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)


That's what Im saying. I guess so

posted on 23 Feb 2012, 19:38

41. ZayZay (Posts: 571; Member since: 26 Feb 2011)


I just got to play with one today... I want it NOW!! Fits in my back pocket (where I put all my phones) perfectly.

posted on 22 Feb 2012, 22:13 2

8. Danalvi1981 (Posts: 49; Member since: 02 Jun 2010)


yes!!! But I want it on Sprint!!!

posted on 22 Feb 2012, 22:19 1

10. thnkthru3 (Posts: 73; Member since: 25 Dec 2011)


I realize this was not the original question but how about the Galaxy Nexus for at&t. (subsidized that is:-)

posted on 22 Feb 2012, 22:19 3

11. Lucas777 (Posts: 2137; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)


there was a rumor about that but it will most likely come to tmobile before att

posted on 22 Feb 2012, 22:42

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


I still think Verizon might get it, but maybe higher specs. Near 1080 screen, better body.

posted on 22 Feb 2012, 22:59 2

15. theo14461 (unregistered)


No laggy Snapdragon chip please!

posted on 22 Feb 2012, 23:07 2

16. Whateverman (Posts: 3271; Member since: 17 May 2009)


I just went to have a look at the Note in person, and all I could think while holding it was. "Wow! This mother f*cker is HUGE!!!" For a bit, I wasn't sure I wanted it anymore. But after a few minutes it got a lot more comfortable. Now, I'm sure...I WANT IT ON VZW! Where's that petition?!?

posted on 22 Feb 2012, 23:31

18. shamataa (Posts: 218; Member since: 07 Dec 2011)


on the link with a blue color

posted on 22 Feb 2012, 23:41

21. Whateverman (Posts: 3271; Member since: 17 May 2009)


I was just kidding, I had already signed it. But thank you.

posted on 23 Feb 2012, 00:07

23. ickyob (Posts: 24; Member since: 19 Mar 2010)


Remember when people were still crying to get the iPhone on Verizon lol? Ah the good old days...

posted on 23 Feb 2012, 00:15

24. joey18 (Posts: 589; Member since: 20 Jul 2010)


Stupid peOple the note is tablet not phone so the nexus are better phone

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