Unveiled last week at IFA 2012 in Berlin, Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is expected to arrive on the market in the next couple of weeks.
However, Samsung revealed plans to launch a US version of the Galaxy Note 2, which it said it would be available by the end of the year.
“Samsung Mobile is planning a U.S. version of Galaxy Note II, which will be available later in 2012. Exact timing and retail channel availability is not being announced at this time, we will continue to share information as it becomes available
Unfortunately, the South Korean company did not mention which US-based carriers would be among the first to launch the Galaxy Note 2
later this year.
Luckily, XDA forum user rwilco12
got his hands on some Samsung RDFs, and one of these seems to belong to an unannounced device that goes by the SPH-L900 codename.
Well, it looks like rwilco12
has been able to confirm with one of his trusted sources that the SPH-L900 is in fact the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, which indicates that the smartphone will make its debut at Sprint as well.
Even though the information has yet to be officially confirmed by Sprint, at least we now know that the carrier plans to add the Galaxy Note 2 to its portfolio, hopefully sometime this year.
The RDF also lists some of the smartphone’s specs, which are a perfect match to the ones announced by Samsung last week: Exynos4412 processor
, 1280 x 720 pixels resolution, Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean, support for EVDO, DOrA, WiFi and LTE support, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB HDD (with expansion slot up to 32 GB), 8-megapixel rear camera.
We can safely assume Samsung Galaxy Note 2 will eventually go on sale across most US carriers, but that will happen gradually and not simultaneously, so stay tuned for more updates on the matter.