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We’re just a few days away from Black Friday 2012 (November 23) and while we have covered the most important Android offers as mentioned in the leaked Black Friday ads originating from the most important retailers out there, we’re going to do a major recap just so you know what stores to visit next week in search for sweeter smartphone and tablet deals.

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The U.S. mobile market is a big one, with 321.7 million subscribers as of second quarter of 2012. That’s a 101% mobile penetration, which means the number of lines equals the population. But while the nation is serviced by four major carriers today, T-Mobile thinks the market is not big enough for four big carriers to service.

Sprint 4G LTE

Great news for those looking for pay-as-you go service in the United States, Sprint is preparing to bring 4G LTE to its prepaid subsidiaries. While Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile already offer 4G WiMAX, LTE is considerably faster and more reliable in most cases.

Samsung Galaxy S3

In the United States, Thanksgiving season means plenty of great deals, especially on the Friday after the holiday. What if you don’t want to wait that long? Amazon has you covered thanks to a new promotion for the Samsung Galaxy S3 and several other Sprint phones that starts immediately. The flagship Samsung smartphone will now set you back just $49.99 with a two-year contract.

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It’s November 13, at least in some regions of the world, which means we’re about to get flooded by a variety of Nexus and Android 4.2 news. Earlier today we found out that the 16GB Nexus 4 is already sold out in Australia, but we also learned that Google is issuing an Android 4.2 update for Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 units that certain individuals have had the pleasure to work with in the past few weeks.