Samsung's JK Shin launches the Note II in Korea, says he's meeting with Google today to fend off Apple

Samsung's JK Shin launches the Note II in Korea, says he's meeting with Google today to fend off Apple
Samsung executives have scheduled a sitdown with Google today to make a coherent strategy for the Android patent wars with Apple, it seems. 

Samsung Mobile's head, JK Shin, unveiled the Galaxy Note II in Korea yesterday, and said he is meeting with Google's Eric Schmidt to discuss a joint strategy for patent defense against Apple. 

"I will meet Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt on Thursday in Seoul," said Shin, but declined to give any further comments on what the two might be coming up with. Google's exec is down in Korea to introduce the Nexus 7 tablet, and, apparently, meet with Samsung to talk shop.

As for the Galaxy Note II launch, JK Shin said Samsung has upped its smartphones sales projections for the year now:



source: KT

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  • Display 5.5" 720 x 1280 pixels
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  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3100 mAh(16h 3G talk time)

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29 Comments

1. ddeath

Posts: 170; Member since: Apr 14, 2012

Take my money and give me the Note 2 already!

7. abdane

Posts: 507; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

s**t just got real, Samsung and Google !!! APPLE F**KED ! :D

13. Aeires unregistered

They just passed a patent reform where anyone can fight a patent, all they need to do is gather the previous art and make the case. Some of Apple's patents are going to get overturned, like the rectangle with rounded corners. http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/09/patent-busting-crowdsourced/

15. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Crowd-sourcing can be a double-edged sword. The patent applications that manage to get through the crowd-sourcing effort would seem to be harder to defend against, making for more aggressive enforcement. I wonder how the examiners will use the new resource? The biggest risk would seem to be in crowd-sourcing not understanding the application and delaying/complicating the application process. I imagine there will be more appeals of final rejections than before. Interesting article. Thanks for the link.

23. jael206

Posts: 147; Member since: Jul 18, 2012

nice link.. the biggest casualty of this whole ridiculous patent war is the public. now, its about time that the people take matters in their own hands. justice apple, sweet sweet justice!

24. ChangMin2012

Posts: 87; Member since: Apr 14, 2012

Nope, not until the Chou Brothers talk with Schmidt, now that's where Apple get's screwed...

16. ZEUS.the.thunder.god unregistered

sammy has started taking pre-order for GN2 in india as well which is why they are hard to beat because they make sure that everybody gets the best.

22. Jelly_Bean

Posts: 109; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

Awesomeness...... Samsung Galaxy Note 2 ---------> Here I come :)

2. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

Oh take my money already! With Google on Samsung's side I think we are going to see another chnk of the Apple bitten off...logo change anyone? :)

3. KickRocks

Posts: 270; Member since: Mar 22, 2011

Cant wait for the note 2 to hit the states. This will be a amazing device. Also glad to see samsung taking a proactive approach to fend off the rotten fruit company. They have caused enough headache already.

26. HäckeMáte

Posts: 168; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

you are not allowed to use "amazing" as an adjective to describe samsung devices. Apple has already patented that, so that would be copying.

4. Tsepz_GP

Posts: 1175; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Excellent news :) Even better times ahead for Android.

5. Seymur unregistered

It will sell more than expected.

6. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

iHope JK and Our Lord Savior Eric find a way to vAnquish Apple and their iThink my cAthedrAl is my Burger KiNg PhiLosophy. iAlso hope that when they all map a Starbucks with their new mApless feature in a desperate search of an iWiFi connection so they can fAceGriMe each other and send emails, they inAdvertently wind up on a David Koresh fArm in Waco.

8. No_Nonsense unregistered

I think you'd actually get thumbs up if you type in a normal manner.

9. s.mrabet

Posts: 147; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Why gotta type in that iBulls**t?

21. Connie.Linghus

Posts: 32; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

My guess is: because this is iPhoneArena and everything has an iBefore it.

25. ChangMin2012

Posts: 87; Member since: Apr 14, 2012

JK is not the prophet that needs to be with Eric. It should be Peter and HT Chou who will defeat apple. They started the android game, they will progress and lead it into a better future... Nexus One

10. wando77

Posts: 1168; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

I think Samsung, Google, htc, nokia, microsoft etc need to get together to take down apple. Apple is the hitler of the mobile phone industry. They want a single phone owned by all and want to control how you use it

27. HäckeMáte

Posts: 168; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

Right because Microsoft, Google etc TOTALLY dont want to be number one right. They just want to play nice?

11. twens

Posts: 1172; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

The best phone ever made, can't think of anything impossible mobile wise that this beast ain't capable of?? Getting the s3 tomorrow but am selling it to wait for this guy. Oh boy oh boy! I can't any longer

14. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Note 2 is a great Hardware, I just want to know about the crack case that SG3 have.

28. HäckeMáte

Posts: 168; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

shhhhhh we do not speak of the cracks here. Apple bashing only! oh no, you got 5 thumbsdown for being honest =O im next :(

17. voxmarc

Posts: 336; Member since: Aug 22, 2012

Dr, Death is coming to Apple....

18. voxmarc

Posts: 336; Member since: Aug 22, 2012

Note 2 is available here now in hongkong......here i come!

20. Jeradiah3

Posts: 1149; Member since: Feb 11, 2010

ur lucky!!! I live in the US and I have to wait :-(

19. voxmarc

Posts: 336; Member since: Aug 22, 2012

http://www.price.com.hk/product.php?p=144362 roughly 720 usd here in hk or 5570 hkd

29. bayhuy

Posts: 320; Member since: Jun 23, 2011

JK better pay for what you steal...

30. thumpinR

Posts: 1; Member since: Sep 27, 2012

How much longer so I have to wait for the galaxy note 2 it should of been out by oct not nov come on release it all ready I hate this iPhone I'm using !!!

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