Samsung has released the open source kernel for various carrier variants of the Galaxy Note 2. But does this come with approval to root/tweak, given the latest DMCA rulings on jailbreaking and phone unlocking?
While you can already pre-order the Galaxy Note 2 on Verizon right now, with an expected delivery date of November 27, the carrier has been pretty slow in revealing when it’s going to launch the device. A leaked internal document now reveals what we’ve pretty much come to expect.
Not everyone can afford to buy brand new Android devices, which explains why there are so many Android smartphones and tablets out there, from high-end all the way down to entry-level. But then again there are some people that can afford to keep changing devices and play with the latest tech available – which in the Android universe can be a very expensive habit.
Given differences in 4G technology support, carriers across the U.S. are adopting a gradual roll-out of their 4G technologies. T-Mobile, for one, has promised network-wide LTE support for 200 million U.S. customers by end of 2013. While T-Mobile currently doesn’t support LTE, it seems the Galaxy Note 2 only has LTE deactivated through the firmware.
So it’s finally here – the sequel to the smartphone that has launched a thousand “size” jokes and debates on what to call it, the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. Especially for you, we’ve compiled everything we know so far of the Galaxy Note 2’s availability on several U.S. and Canadian carriers. Happy hunting!
Coming nicely with the U.S. release of the Galaxy Note 2, Samsung has released an official promo video. The video is just under 2 minutes in length and while Samsung continues with the ‘next big thing is here’ line, they do a decent job of showing off the perks of this oversized smartphone.
With the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 event in NYC wrapping up yesterday night, more carriers in the country are putting the wonder phablet up in their virtual shelves for pre-order. If you decide to pass up on T-Mobile’s offer due to its rather outrageous pricing, here’s what AT&T and Verizon are preparing to offer.
Being the number one wireless carrier in the States may have given Verizon a slight upper hand from others when it comes to enforcing its branding across devices. The Samsung Galaxy S3 was spared from such ordeal, but it looks like Big Red will have its way with the Samsung Galaxy Note 2.
If you’ve been waiting anxiously to hear about the Note 2’s shipment, the regional carrier has announced that it will be shipping the handset for pre-order customers today. The phablet will hit US Cellular stores on October 26.
Samsung held an event in New York City earlier this evening as part of it’s Galaxy Note 2 World Tour, and we were there to see it happen. While there wasn’t any earth-shattering news revealed, the event was well received and devices were everywhere for the testing. Read on for a first-hand account of the event.