Internal docs show that T-mobile is going to be first to the gate with a same day launch as the announcement of the device from Samsung. A few little hints says Sprint is doing the same. AT&T pushed out a release thins morning offering up details as to when their customers can pick one up. You can get a pre-orderÂ in for your AT&T Note IIÂ beginningÂ October 25th, the day after the event and a day after T-Mobile customers already have it in their hands. It will officially beÂ availableÂ online and in storesÂ startingÂ November 9th. looks like you guys will have just a little bit longer to wait.
The release gives the usual run down of spec’s and AT&T attributes. Covering the price point on a new two-year contract at $299.99. They rehash the fact that they were the first carrier to offer the original Note for $199.99. not sure if that means they have plans to bring the Note II down to gain a new customer and contract edge in the future or not, but they sure do point out that fact. A quick run down of hardware and software makes the release as well. You know, 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, 8mp camera with flash, 1.6GHz quad-core Exynos processor, Share Shot and S Beam. Nothing we all haven’t heard a billion times.
If reading the official statements from the company is up your alley, you can find it below. Can you guys wait two more weeks to pick this monster device up, or will you just ship to the first carrier to launch it?
AT&T Announces Samsung Galaxy Note II Available Nov. 9, Pre-orders Begin Oct. 25
Dallas,Â Texas,Â October 23, 2012
Beginning Nov. 9 customers interested in picking up a Samsung Galaxy NoteÂ® II will be able to purchase one for $299.99 with a two-year agreement in allÂ AT&T* stores and online.Â Online pre-orders for this highly anticipated device are planned for Oct. 25 atÂ www.att.com/galaxynoteii.
Announced last month, the Samsung Galaxy Note II is one of the firstÂ smartphonesÂ launching at AT&T to feature a quad-core processor.Â Galaxy Note II uses a 1.6 GHz quad-core Exynosâ„¢ processor with powerful graphics capabilities.Â The Galaxy Note II is thinner and narrower than the first Galaxy Note, and it improves upon the original with longer battery life, as well as enhancements to the S Penâ„¢.Â AT&T is the only carrier to offer the original Samsung Galaxy Noteâ„¢ at $199.99 with a two-year agreement.
The Galaxy Note II will run on AT&Tâ€™sÂ 4G LTE network. It will ship running Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) on its beautiful 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLEDâ„¢ display, perfect for customers who want the productivity of a tablet with the portability of a smartphone.Â The 8-megapixel camera allows users to easily share their photos with friends through Share Shot, while S Beamâ„¢ lets you quickly share videos, pictures, maps and more with other Galaxy Note II and Galaxy SÂ® III devices.
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