64GB version?General


  1. Liam548

    Liam548 Well-Known Member

    how long do samsung usually make people wait before releasing the 64GB versions of their phones?

    Is there a launch date for 65gb note 2 yet?

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  2. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member

    For the US, I don't even think they ever released the 64gb SGS 3. There were rumors that it would be released in a black color to signify it being the 64gb version, but I haven't seen it yet.

    Surprisingly, all of the "formal" announcements, for the Note 2 US release, have only mentioned the 16gb version, not even the 32gb version.

    I'm just as curious as you regarding the 64gb versions, as that's the version that I would likely purchase. My only concern with that is, Sprint sold the 32gb SGS3 exclusively through Sprint and I didn't intend on upgrading directly through Sprint, so I hope that 3rd party retailers can offer the higher memory versions (assuming they're even offered).
  3. Liam548

    Liam548 Well-Known Member

    well i hope there is not a 6 month delay like on the S3!
  4. wyndslash

    wyndslash Well-Known Member

    i'm intending to purchase the 32gb version. not sure if i could ever fill up 64 gb :p
  5. ScandaLeX

    ScandaLeX Wasn't Me Guide

    I've noticed this too. No one; not even Samsung is talking about capacity higher than 16GB.
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  6. keyan333

    keyan333 Well-Known Member

    Hi, I'm looking to get the 32GB Note 2, since I think 16GB might be too small for me even if I get the 64GB class 10 micro sd. I install apps, and some large games so I'll need the extra space. I guess I need it to take pictures, possibly put my music directly on the phone too.... I'm from the UK


    Everywhere only talks about a 16GB version? I have to upgrade soon, and would rather not end up with a 16GB version, then i'll have to root it to move applications and there'll be that inconvenience of only having 16GB space, actually 10GB free because Jelly Bean and all the samsung apps will take up allot of space.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Thank you
  7. Liam548

    Liam548 Well-Known Member

    reply from Samsung
    "Dear Liam,

    Thank you for contacting Samsung.

    Regarding your query please be advised that there currently is no official release date for this product within the UK.

    As always you can register online at our Samsung UK website to receive up to date news on all our upcoming products and services.

    You can stay up to date on the latest Samsung news on our official Samsung UK Facebook page (facebook.com/SamsungUK) or our Twitter feed (Twitter.com/SamsungUK).

    If you require any further assistance, please contact Samsung again and we will be more than happy to help.

    Kind regards,

    Stewart
    Online Support Team
    SAMSUNG Customer Support Centre
    "

    Basically I think it might not even make it to release and they use it to capture headlines during prelaunch..
  8. JunBringer

    JunBringer Well-Known Member

    Yeah that's frustrating cause I'd buy a 64GB one in a second. Hopefully they carry it overseas somewhere and I can get one at some point.
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  9. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member

    I'd be right there with you, Jun. This would be the absolute tie breaker. I wouldn't consider any of the other rumored phones, if the 64gb version came out. Even the HTC One X+ w/ 64gb internal that's rumored wouldn't interest me that much (Although, I doubt Sprint actually offers this one, unless it's a Nexus device...like some of the rumors suggest).
  10. JunBringer

    JunBringer Well-Known Member

    I dunno that I could go to Htc at this point with Samsung doing so much innovating software wise. I love all of the cool features of the GS3 that we'll be getting on the Note 2.
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  11. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member

    Not to mention how vastly improved Samsung has gotten with regards to support. Once the SGS 2 made them some money, they really stepped up their game by a lot. If you had asked me 1 year ago, I never would've considered a Samsung phone. What a difference 1 year makes.
  12. JunBringer

    JunBringer Well-Known Member

    I'll second that. First generation Galaxy phones were just a mess but they're really getting their crap together with the GS3 and Note phones. They're just making everything else look like they're behind a few years.
  13. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member

    Yup. I remember almost a 3/4 of a year going by (after release) and Epic owners still hadn't gotten updated to Froyo, while Evo owners had already received multiple updates, which included Froyo 1 month after the Evo was released! On top of that, the GPS was horrid.

    While I still see complaints about the GPS, that won't bother me as much, as long as it works when I need it. Most of the time, I don't even use GPS unless I'm in the car. The rest of the time, I have it off (which is a habit I might change with the Note II, considering the 3100mah battery).
  14. Liam548

    Liam548 Well-Known Member

    just read that the 32 and 64gb versions wont be released until next year!!
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    drexappeal Well-Known Member

  16. keyan333

    keyan333 Well-Known Member

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  17. Liam548

    Liam548 Well-Known Member

    it was not an article as such it was someone elses comment that he had read the 64gb version was not due for release until next year ill try and find it again now
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  18. Liam548

    Liam548 Well-Known Member

    samsng is launching an ultra fast sd 64gb though so speed should be ok on that one.

    Samsung announces high-speed 64GB UHS-I SD and microSD cards

    Samsung Unveils 64GB Ultra-High-Speed Memory Cards | Pocketnow
  19. keyan333

    keyan333 Well-Known Member

    Still no need to buy that since it'll be overpriced. Get this Sandisk Ultra 64GB Class 10 Micro SD Card with SD Adapter - FFP: Amazon.co.uk: Computers & Accessories
    Same speed + is much cheaper and comes with a Sd-card adapter.

    But think about it, yes it might be 16gb, but you'll have around 10GB free space since the Operating system and the other Samsung apps and note features will take up space on the device. So you need to fit apps on there unless you root the device and move applications to the microsd card. Remember some games are almost 2GB now..... You can move part of the app without rooting but usually it doesn't work too well. And then you need space to take your pictures and videos.

    Samsung should have made 32GB the smallest size available on the Note 2....
    Although it's still great that it has a micro sd, internal storage is also important.

    By the way I'm new to this forum, so hi :)
  20. Liam548

    Liam548 Well-Known Member

    Hi.

    Isnt the samsung card way faster than that Sandisk one though?
  21. keyan333

    keyan333 Well-Known Member

    Not sure, but I'm guessing it'll cost more than double the price, and won't come out until we're well into next year.
  22. keyan333

    keyan333 Well-Known Member

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  23. Liam548

    Liam548 Well-Known Member

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