T-Mobile Galaxy Note discontinued already?

T-Mobile Galaxy Note discontinued already?
The popular phablet finally debuted on T-Mobile back on August 8th. We haven’t even made it out of the month and it appears that the Galaxy Note’s days on T-Mobile are already numbered. 

The Android powered device has made a sudden and mysterious exit from T-Mobile’s website and has had a status shift to “backordered” on several other sites. Android Police is reporting that an anonymous inside contact of theirs stated that T-Mobile is placing the Samsung Galaxy Note on EOL (end of life) with an estimated end date of November 1st. 

T-Mobile officially responded to the reports by simply saying, "The Samsung Galaxy Note is currently out of stock online via www.T-Mobile.com; however the device is still available for purchase at select T-Mobile retail stores." 

This, of course, leads us to speculate how soon we could see the rumored Galaxy Note II debut, and if it will make an appearance on T-Mobile. If the Galaxy Note II is in fact making its way to T-Mobile in the coming months, it would make sense for the carrier to start depleting inventory ASAP.

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  • Display 5.3" 800 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 2500 mAh(10h talk time)



1. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

told you.

2. Android4u

Posts: 456; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

Hahaha. You mean they didn't see this coming....

3. Supermanz28

Posts: 17; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

You no i waited for this to release and then the One series dropped and i jumped all over it but I'm not really surprised Tmo has always been slow on getting flagship phones from anyone other than HTC even with the S3 they shot themselves by jacking up the price 80$, wondering with there thinking with phone selection, sub par service and sub par selection of phones

4. Tre-Nitty

Posts: 470; Member since: Nov 16, 2010

Well the At&t Note refurb is $49.99 right now. Great deal!!!

6. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

not with the Note II launch being imminent.

8. Tre-Nitty

Posts: 470; Member since: Nov 16, 2010

OK, whatever makes you feel better. Android loyalists are so weird. The only way $49.99 for a Note isn't good, is if the Note 2 is $49.99.

10. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

no, just good with seeing the big picture. i'd rather make a larger down payment to have a much, much better device since i'd have to make the same payment for it for the next two years of my life as i would the outdated device which adds up to a lot if you didn't know already and i don't know about you but i think that if i'm going to pay that much money over the term then i deserve the best experience i can have in that time even if i have to wait and save for it. saving is not complicated, deals like this are only for the impatient and the ones with lack of knowing.

11. Tre-Nitty

Posts: 470; Member since: Nov 16, 2010

How do you know it'll be that much better? I'm sorry but $49.99 sounds like a great deal to me!

12. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

even if the Note only uses an S4 it'll be leaps and bounds ahead of the Crapdragon in the US version of the Note and then not only that but support for it will grow instead of diminish like it will for the Note an then i'm sure it'll have the larger display that is so frequently rumored, 2GB of RAM, probably a larger battery, it's worth it if not just for the difference in power which will be significant. my final sentence from the last comment stands.

20. Tre-Nitty

Posts: 470; Member since: Nov 16, 2010

Well I just ordered a Note refurb and only paid $25 since I received a $25 instant credit. My son needed a phone so instead of wasting my upgrade I added him to my account for $10 and gave him a feature phone I had laying around and i'll take the $25 Note, that you think isn't a good deal!!! Enjoy your $250 Note 2 whenever it comes out.

21. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

i always have the cutting edge in technology so that when i do get something i can bury what i paid for it with the previous device i had. unless i'm getting it outright for a good price i would never, ever use an upgrade for a year old device. you may be proud now that you just bought a Note with pocket change but when you see the Note II you're going to be sick especially when or IF you get Key Lime Pie and you're stilling using TW4.

5. Zayuh24

Posts: 149; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

Look how long it took for it to come to Tmo... Carrier exclusives screw over everybody. Samsung missed out on potentially HALF of T-mobile sales, as well as a good portion of Sprint subscribers. Then the pricing of it was terrible to even try to compete. No one wants to pay top dollars for last year's technology.

7. MoonlitTear

Posts: 52; Member since: Jun 09, 2008

Samsung Galaxy Note had an exclusive with at&t. T-Mobile could not get it til that went off, which it did in August. My theory is that T-mobile was informed that the Note II would ALSO be at&t exclusive and thus decided to carry the Note I. Now perhaps the Note II will NOT be an at&t exclusive. Which means t-Mobile can do what they are doing now. GETTING RID OF THIS OUTDATED MODEL TO GET THE NEW ONE!! Just a theory, but it fits the facts.

9. Jeradiah3

Posts: 1149; Member since: Feb 11, 2010

I knew Tmobile wouldnt benefit from having a phone that is almost a year old lol. especially since the Note II will debut within a week or so

13. SprintPower

Posts: 74; Member since: Dec 29, 2008

Ha! I TOLD YOU SO - Way too late. T-Mobile marketing geniuses at work.

14. richardyarrell2011

Posts: 510; Member since: Mar 16, 2011

People wasting time hating on Tmobile sound exactly like what they are uneducated fools. I applaud Tmobile for doing what they had to do getting the original Galaxy Note 1yr after At&t. They secured the fact that YES they will be getting the Galaxy Note 2 and YES will be the first US carrier to get it. The fault laid with Samsung making that stupid deal in the first place with At&t from an exclusive standpoint that was a very bad move. Enter 2012 Samsung learned from it's mistake very quickly they launched the Galaxy S3 on all carriers in the US the ONLY manufacturer to ever do a product in that manner from an Android standpoint. Let me remind you DWEEBS that Tmobile was the first carrier to launch the Galaxy S3 on June 21st in stores that will happen again for the GALAXY NOTE 2. This time all carriers EXCEPT VERIZON will see the Galaxy Note 2 WHY because Verizon is committed to that UGLY ASS Lg Vu and in bed with Htc for it's Galaxy Note competitor. So all Samsung has to worry about is Tmobile, At&t, and Sprint. Plus with Tmobile starting unlimited on September 5th as well as being the first carrier to have jellybean on the current Galaxy S3 very soon to go along with the LTE ADVANCED network arriving in early 2013 it looks to me that Tmobile is the place to be not Verizon or At@t for that matter. The joke is on everyone else..

15. MoonlitTear

Posts: 52; Member since: Jun 09, 2008

If I wasn't so sick with bronchitis, I would have said all that in my post.. Thank you so much for saying what was in my head. I applaud you with a thumbs up my good man.

19. kindlefireowner

Posts: 504; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Wow. That made zero sense. Tmobile's network has less coverage then Sprint's. I live in a Tmobile 4G city but they don't have 4G in my part of town. I wanted to buy the nokia 710 bad. After you leave city limits there coverage map is all 2G or white for miles in every directions. Building out there LTE network will take years, so any phone released with LTE will not have nationwide coverage.

24. archangel9

Posts: 233; Member since: Feb 07, 2010

As I stated in another post,those Magenta boyz are looking real good right now.I live in Miami and the coverage is EXCELLENT as in all of Florida compared to Sprint who came out with 4g in the first place but that WiMax isn't cutting it.TmO HAVE SPEEDS THAT ARE INCREDIBLE!!! And plus their customer service is on point. After 9/30,it'll be a year w/Sprint for me and I'm bouncing if they don't get it together.Yes they coming with LTE and all but til next year when Tmobile have establish themselves?!! Forget it. Plus 9/5 is very important when they go unlimited YES!YES!YES!(Daniel Bryan moment) I wanted the GSIII but after watching IFA in Berlin LIVE to see the GNote 2,I'LL WAIT FOR THAT !!! The SPen can come in handy for me and it come with Android 4.1(I always love the latest gadgets).Sprint it was good to be with you and appreciate the chance to be with you but your CS over the phone left a bad taste in my mouth.So see you later,Hello Karly.

16. redmd

Posts: 1943; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Why don't they ask Samsung to just slap dual core krait on it and that would be great. Its not like they would get the Note 2 on October. Unless Samsung plans an S3-like release for the Note 2.

17. redmd

Posts: 1943; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Why don't they ask Samsung to just slap dual core krait on it and that would be great. Its not like they would get the Note 2 on October. Unless Samsung plans an S3-like release for the Note 2.

23. oldmoney

Posts: 2; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

because if they did.... it wouldnt be called galaxy note but galaxy note 2. just my 2cent :)

22. fabian117

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 27, 2012


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