T-Mobile and U.S. Cellular announce Samsung Galaxy Note II coming soon

Summary:T-Mobile sold the original Note for a couple of weeks, but thankfully will be getting the Note II in a more timely manner this year. U.S. Cellular customers can preorder the Note II now for $299.99.

T-Mobile and U.S. Cellular announce Samsung Galaxy Note II coming soon

T-Mobile USA launched the Galaxy Note in August and within a week or two it was already shown as Out of Stock online and never appeared again. I don't know if they were given a few hundred to sell or what, but the good news is that T-Mobile announced the Galaxy Note II is coming soon to the network. If you were suckered purchased an original Galaxy Note I would personally try to return it and wait for the Note II. U.S. Cellular also announced they are getting the Note II and provided some more details on the late October release.

It remains a mystery to me why T-Mobile even launched the original Galaxy Note nearly a year after the international one was released, but it is great to see they will be getting this generation within months of the announcement this time. T-Mobile did not provide any pricing or availability date, just that it was coming with HSPA+42, quad-core processor, and with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

U.S. Cellular was much more detailed in their announcement and customers can actually preorder it starting today. The 16GB Titanium Gray Galaxy Note II will cost $299.99 with an instant rebate if you preorder or with a $100 mail-in rebate if you wait for it in stores. This version of the Galaxy Note II will come with 4G LTE support and a whopping 3,100 mAh removable battery. Remember that U.S. Cellular also offers a free Battery Swap service so you can rest at ease knowing you will be able to use the device for years.

UPDATE: AT&T also confirmed they will be launching the Samsung Galaxy Note II in the "coming months".

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