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Verizon Note 2 Pre-order, Release date, and speculation threadGeneral

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  1. coreyalan15

    coreyalan15 Well-Known Member

    Now, to only wait for Verizon to say something important. (which will never happen :mad: )
    I'd say a 75% chance of that being the reason.


  2. alvarez13

    alvarez13 Well-Known Member

    This is a poor reason to delay a launch by a month. I could careless about the multitasking and could easily wait multiple months if it meant I got to use the other 98% of the phone earlier.
  3. jasaero

    jasaero Well-Known Member

    Keep dreaming! Might be true in some respect, but by the time this is on store shelves other networks will have already allowed the push of this build of the Samsung software. Unless VZW negotiated an exclusive on software feature set, but I doubt it. VZW is just stupid in that they will not accept a device until it is feature complete, even if it's just silly software features.
  4. jasaero

    jasaero Well-Known Member

    Doubtful. This is just wishful thinking from a VZW customer that there will be SOME advantage to the late arrival of the device for us.
  5. Morpeeeenote

    Morpeeeenote Well-Known Member

    Other networks already have this phone so don't take our glimmer of hope away. It already sucks we have to wait a billion years for our device we don't need people shooting down our hope. Verizon does us wrong so many times, just once can big red do something right?

    Plus I don't care when we get the update I just want it on my already perfect device.
  6. AntimonyER

    AntimonyER AF Addict VIP Member

    Hmm, the justifications for a late launch in Verizon sounds similar... Because it's the same for every multi carrier phone verizon carries :p. GNex, GS3, and now Note 2...
  7. coreyalan15

    coreyalan15 Well-Known Member

    I agree with this girl, just because we're getting our phones a month late doesn't mean you have to keep knocking us down. Let us have our fun in thinking that Verizon will do something right. :p
  8. Morpeeeenote

    Morpeeeenote Well-Known Member

    I like your comment besides the guy part.... I'm a girl lol. OT is my username manly or everyone automatically thinks everyone on here are guys?
  9. sic4672

    sic4672 Well-Known Member

    I would agree with you if VZ's testing phase wasn't so ridiculously long. For rooters it's not an issue, but the general population would be pissed a feature is missing. Better for them to get everything out of the box rather than wait 3+ mo for a simple software update (bc you know they won't do a release just for mulit-view, they'll include fixes for bugs found after launch).

    Please don't take this as sexist because I don't mean it to be, but there are very few girls very hardcore into tech. Most people just make the general assumption.
  10. PetiePal

    PetiePal Well-Known Member

    This makes more sense. Their ridiculously long testing phase...we're lucky it's not 3 months like jellybean lol
  11. PetiePal

    PetiePal Well-Known Member

    Exactly. As someone earlier pointed out the two phones with pretty much all the features I care about are the Note 2 and GSIII.

    LTE, Removable battery and microSD are important for me.
  12. coreyalan15

    coreyalan15 Well-Known Member

    Ohhhh sorry.
    I would guess a stereotype is that guys are more in to technology.

  13. sic4672

    sic4672 Well-Known Member

    Well the battery is removable... you just need to bust out the sodering iron :D
  14. serpa4

    serpa4 Well-Known Member

    Use an external battery pack like those iPhone guys. Not!
  15. ScandaLeX

    ScandaLeX Wasn't Me

    I haven't seen this mentioned throughout the thread so I'll put it out there.....We're now taking on the assumption Verizon is late to the party because they're going to release their Note with the features we don't have yet.

    So......(and this is hypothetical).....How would you feel upon starting up your V'Note (yes, I called if that; mine is the S'Note) only to discover it hasn't been updated with missing features and it's just like everyone else's?

    Let's talk.....
  16. sic4672

    sic4672 Well-Known Member

    Someone get the tar and feathers... we're storming the gates!
  17. PetiePal

    PetiePal Well-Known Member

    I'd be pissed. And take it still because there's better carrier.

    but whatever like someone said either in this or another thread...I'd rather be able to use 98% of my phone NOW than 100% of it lol. I can wait 2 months...

    I really just want (and need) this new device bc I started a new job which has me doing a ton of scheduling and notes etc...big big position and i was hoping to have it by Oct end.
  18. Morpeeeenote

    Morpeeeenote Well-Known Member

    Haha it's okay, there was a similar situation earlier where it happened. I figured there weren't many techie girls :)

    If Verizon just want to be d bags I'm gonna storm their company and spray paint nextel all over their walls :) hahaha
  19. serpa4

    serpa4 Well-Known Member

    Two months! Na, seems like eternity, but only 28 days. And I'll take 97.5%.
  20. coreyalan15

    coreyalan15 Well-Known Member

    Well, let's all hope that the V'Note comes with the extra features.
    If it doesn't, Verizon will go back to being the carrier that's always late.

  21. Bonez

    Bonez Well-Known Member

    A mod over at XDA was able to get their hands on a VZW Note 2 for half a day and made a system dump so that devs could get an early start on rooting and trying to work around the bootloader.

    It appears they were able to verify that the VZW Note 2 already has the multi-window/multitasking update installed.

    So, VZW is either using this time to test, or something else is going on.
  22. serpa4

    serpa4 Well-Known Member

    There is nothing else going on. VZW is just dumb and late as usual. They know they have the best network and you can just wait.
  23. coreyalan15

    coreyalan15 Well-Known Member

    So it appears that devs have found "multiwindow.jar" and "multiwindow.odex" inside this system dump. This gives me hope!

    If this does in fact mean that the V'Note will have multi-window at launch, I think the next carriers to push the update will be: Sprint (GS3 JB already!) then T-Mobile, then AT&T.

  24. coreyalan15

    coreyalan15 Well-Known Member

    "Hey, what's the Verizon button do?"
    said everybody who bought a V'Note :D

  25. PetiePal

    PetiePal Well-Known Member

    Came here to post this. They found fragments in the file so it may very well be that the Note 2 launches with the feature. The delay would be worth it then.

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