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Samsung Galaxy Note II Up for Pre-order in the UK

By - Source: Crave | B 8 comments

Looks like the Note II release is drawing closer.

Samsung put on a killer show at IFA last month with the launch of its much-rumored Galaxy Note II and a host of other products. The tablet is the follow on to Samsung's hugely successful Galaxy Note and packs a slightly larger display as well as a quad-core Exynos CPU and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. At the time, Samsung revealed very little about the launch. However, it seems the Galaxy Note II is now up for pre-order for customers in the United Kingdom.

Crave reports that Phones 4u is listing the phone for pre-order with contracts through O2, Orange, T-Mobile and Vodafone. Pricewise, you can actually snag the phone for free if you're willing to sign a contract that costs over £40 per month. If that doesn't float your boat, expect to pay anywhere between £50 and £320 for a less expensive contract.

Phones 4u has plenty of details on plans and contracts for each carrier, but all that is a bit useless without a release date. Luckily, the site has a ship date for the Note II as well. The current delivery date listed on the site is October 2, which is just a week away.

The Galaxy Note II features a 5.5-inch display (up from 5.3-inches on the first Note), a quad-core Exynos CPU, 2GB of RAM, up to 64GB of storage, LTE, WiFi, an 8 MP camera with autofocus and LED flash, a 1.9 MP front-facing camera for video calls, and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

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    alexmx , September 25, 2012 5:04 PM
    Those are some impressive specs tagged along with some really really cool features.

    I saw the review on gsm arena and was blown away by its features
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    nuvon , September 25, 2012 5:11 PM
    Is there a Samsung store in UK? wonder if people would line up for it ^_^
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    boiler1990 , September 25, 2012 5:12 PM
    Hurry up Samsung! All VZW has is that piece of garbage that somehow escaped from LG's manufacturing facilities.
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    joytech22 , September 25, 2012 8:36 PM
    Don't mean to disappoint you but here in Australia, we've been able to pre-order since like half way through the month.. lol.
    It's been available through Kogan Australia's website and they expect dispatches around October 15 (but they are generally earlier).
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    kronos_cornelius , September 25, 2012 10:50 PM
    Nice, but my Galaxy Note (1) still fulfills my requirements !
    I am more interested in the Galaxy Note Tablet.
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    Anonymous , September 25, 2012 11:24 PM
    The GN2 and the Oppo Find 5 are the best phones on the market today. The Oppo is probably the real sleeper and just might blow everybody out of the water.
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    house70 , September 26, 2012 12:29 AM
    tedmingoThe GN2 and the Oppo Find 5 are the best phones on the market today. The Oppo is probably the real sleeper and just might blow everybody out of the water.

    I had to go online and research a bit the Oppo phone... looks like a real killer. It would be even better if it had no capacitive buttons (just on-screen, like Android is meant to be), a bigger battery and (hopefully) plain vanilla JB. That could make this THE Nexus phone to have for quite a while.
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    IQ11110002 , September 26, 2012 7:28 AM
    joytech22, Are you serious?

    Damn I must be getting old, I somehow missed this news, Thank you I shall go and check it out and pre order if it's still available!