A custom dual SIM Galaxy Note 2 model packs a lot more memory and battery life than your average supersized smartphone, although such features come with a high-cost and can affect the looks of the device.
While smartphone makers are constantly trying to make devices thinner and thinner, one Galaxy Note 2 owner decided that a thin phone profile is not as important as added functionality.
Thus, he ordered a dual SIM 32GB Galaxy Note 2 (model number N7102) from China, which he then took apart to add some components of his own. In addition to the Galaxy Note 2, for which he most likely paid full price, an xda-developers member also ordered a $27 microSD to SD card adapter, a $999.99 256GB Lexar Professional 600x SDXC UHS-I Card and a $17 8500mAh battery to personalize his smartphone.
He later replaced the battery with an even bigger one, a 9300mAh ZeroLemon battery case that can be purchased for as low as $45 from some retailers.
His initial modified Galaxy Note 2 featured 288GB of storage and a 8500mAh battery but didn’t look that great (see following gallery):
But once he replaced the 8500mAh battery pack with the ZeroLemon model, he automatically fixed the overall appearance of the device, even though the handset is definitely bulky (see images below):
In case you are interested to customize your own Galaxy Note 2 like that, you should check out the thread available at the xda-developers forum, where explicit instructions are given alongside some answers to potential questions.