We have some great news for those who have been waiting for the Samsung Galaxy Note II – this super smartphone is now open for pre-order at US Cellular. The phone, also called a phablet thanks to its impressive 5.5-inch display, will set you back $299 after a $100 mail-in rebate and with a 2-year service agreement, and will start shipping in late October.
Deal on Galaxy Note II for US Cellular
|Full Retail Price||$799.99|
|2 Year Contract Rebate||-$400.00|
The Galaxy Note II was officially announced also by four major carriers in the US: Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint. The price are yet to be reveled separately by each carrier, but it was confirmed that the device will be available by mid-November.
Learn more about Samsung Galaxy Note II
The Samsung Galaxy Note II is Samsung’s first smartphone loaded with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with Samsung TouchWiz, so you will not have to worry about updating your operating system any time soon. Well done Samsung! The smartphone features an amazing 5.5-ich HD Super AMOLED touch screen, incredibly fast 1.6 GHz quad-core processor, 2 GB of RAM and storage capacity of 16 GB expandable up to 64 GB via microSD card.
The Galaxy Note II is equipped with an 8 megapixel rear camera with auto focus, LED flash, and BSI offering various shooting options, for example best photo, best group pose and low light shot, and a 1.9 megapixel VT front camera perfect for self portraits and video chatting. The camcorder is capable of recording full HD 1080p videos.
The Samsung Galaxy Note II comes with a redesigned S-Pen stylus and a variety of S-Pen apps, including S Note, S Planner, S Pen Keeper, Quick Command, Easy Clip, Photo Note, Paper Artist, Shape Match, and Formula Match.
In terms of connectivity, the Note II is compatible with 4G LTE networks, so you can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps / 50 Mbps. The phone also has Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5 GHz), Wi-Fi HT40, Wi-Fi Direct, NFC (Near Field Communication) and Bluetooth version 4.0.
Like other leading Samsung devices, the Note II offers S Beam, Samsung AllShare Play & Control, Samsung AllShare Cast, and Samsung AllShare Framework. The device provides access to Google Mobile Services, for instance Gmail, Google+, Google Latitude, Google Maps with turn-by-turn navigation, Google Play (Books, Magazines, Music, Movies), and Google Play Store and is pre-loaded with a number of Samsung apps, like Samsung Kies Air, Samsung ChatOn, Smart Stay, Screen Recorder, Quick Glance, Samsung Hubs (Game, Media, Learning, Music, Video) and Samsung S Suggest.
The Samsung Galaxy Note II is perfect for business use, since it has On Device Encryption, and Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync.
Other features of the Galaxy Note II include: music player compatible with MP3, OGG, WMA, AAC, ACC+, eAAC+, AMR(NB,WB), MIDI, WAV, AC-3, and Flac, video player compatible with 3GP(MP4), WMV(ASF), AVI, FLV, MKV, and WebM, 3.5 mm headphone jack, sensors (accelerometer, RGB light, digital compass, proximity, gyro, and barometer), A-GPS, Dropbox, and an impressive 3100 mAh battery offering up to 400 minutes talk time and up to 200 hours standby time.
In the box, apart from the phone, you will also find the battery, S-Pen, travel charger and USB cable. Interested? Pre-order Today.