Samsung GALAXY Note II pictured in Ruby Wine and Amber Brown

Samsung GALAXY Note II pictured in Ruby Wine and Amber Brown
The Samsung GALAXY Note II in Ruby Wine and Amber Brown

The Samsung GALAXY Note II in Ruby Wine and Amber Brown

During the weekend, a picture of the Samsung GALAXY Note II in black raised the hopes of those who have been dying to see the 5.5 inch phablet in classic black. Unfortunately, on Sunday out came the word that the picture was a mock-up created by a fan. But as we pointed out, that didn't mean that the Samsung GALAXY Note II wouldn't be coming out in the three other colors leaked earlier in the year. Those colors, Ruby Wine, Amber Brown and Topaz Blue, were supposed to be in addition to the original colors of Titanium Grey and Marble White.

Thanks to a magazine in South Korea, we finally have a chance to see the phablet wearing Amber Brown and Ruby Wine. Considering the origin of the publication, and the fact that Samsung is headquartered in South Korea, it certainly would make sense to see the new colors offered there first. There is no guarantee that the new color options will ever make their way to the U.S., although they could be displayed in Las Vegas during CES 2013 beginning January 8th.

Speaking of new color options, the Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 tablet, Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 10.1 and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 are all expected to be available in Garnet Red soon, based on leaked press renders. The red color will be available only on the Wi-Fi/cellular variant of the three tablets.

source: UnwiredView

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GALAXY Note II
  • Display 5.5" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 4 Quad, Quad-core, 1600 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3100 mAh(16h 3G talk time)

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23 Comments

1. Topcat488

Posts: 1409; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

We want BLACK!!!

18. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

Yes we want black coz once you go Black you never go back! And this picture is too fuzzy to say if its legit or fake coz hey the magazine can publish whatever they want...I wont believe it till I see it

19. solidsnakeduds013

Posts: 219; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

To be honest.. the note is ugly. Especially the home button. I realized this after seeing it in person.

2. McJobs

Posts: 107; Member since: Jul 08, 2012

waiting for Note III with brushed aluminum body

5. kartik4u98

Posts: 511; Member since: May 19, 2012

Me 2! Love samsung but not their build quality.. Haters,c'mon!

6. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

7. McJobs

Posts: 107; Member since: Jul 08, 2012

9. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

Make your Note 2 look like an iPhone. http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2062130

11. 1ceTr0n

Posts: 549; Member since: May 20, 2012

And have it permantely dinged with one drop? No thanks. Poly 4 life

3. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Always love to see a deep red paint coat on a device. If I were on AT&T, I would've picked up the red GS3 just for the look. Note II looks just as good :)

4. pubbaa

Posts: 25; Member since: Mar 13, 2012

galaxy note 2 seems appealing but would the wait for phones like xperia z or butterfly(or what ever they call it when it come as a product with expandable memory) be more promising, would the note be able to compete with newer models with 5inch 1080p's really like to upgrade to a newer phone

8. billybuttpounder

Posts: 105; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

WTH is with Samsumng thinking people want brown phones? There's a reason brown cars aren't made anymore, it's a HIDEOUS color!

12. 1ceTr0n

Posts: 549; Member since: May 20, 2012

Uh, Brown is still one of the top US car color choices bud.

14. billybuttpounder

Posts: 105; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

How so? Are you sure you're not thinking of gold or tan, because the last brown modern car I saw was a Chrysler 300. I almost never see brown cars. Additionally, I could have sworn white or black were the top 2 colors

20. SleepingOz unregistered

If you don't like it then don't buy it, as simple as that. There are still some people out there who like brown.

21. billybuttpounder

Posts: 105; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

I'll go ahead and file that under "no sh*t". It's an opinion, brown is an ugly color.

10. 1ceTr0n

Posts: 549; Member since: May 20, 2012

Eh, I can't wait till I get my lovely white Note 2 this week to repalce my bathtub diving damaged Note 1. Talk about an expensive and stupid mistake....

13. fins71

Posts: 17; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

I have a brushed aluminum back already in dark blue. Bought the black back for my brother's Note II for Christmas. You can order them from eBay for $6-$10. They fit and look great. They had black, dark blue, light blue, red, purple, lime green, silver, and aluminum versions.

15. 1ceTr0n

Posts: 549; Member since: May 20, 2012

Links make Jesus happy

16. ckoch125

Posts: 192; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

I actually like these colors, I just wish they would release these all at once and not certain colors right away then others months later

23. AnnDroid

Posts: 90; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

I agree. I have the Note 2 in grey and love this phone so much. I get people stopping me to ask to see it all the time. However, I would have grabbed it in red/ruby, but I wouldn't have been able to wait a day, let alone months for the ruby.

17. fins71

Posts: 17; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Just search aluminum cover for galaxy note 2 in the search engine and it will be there.

22. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

I WANT THE AMBER BROWN! Please Samsung bring those colors to the states I'll buy one in a second may not wait for the SGIV

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