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Discussion in 'Metro PCS' started by Thatdad, Jul 28, 2013.

  1. new optimus

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    Just not deep pockets:p
    same boat though, as i am sure many people are.:D
     

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    I wish I could show you all but I guess I'm to dumb to find it. :(

    But somewhere on Amazon there is a supplier that makes $130 off brand note 2s that have the exact same specs and hardware just no Samsung or Note on it. (I'm assuming these are basically the same people who assemble them, just marketing it as an of brand??) Not sure but it had a good amount of positive reviews.
     
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    chances are its missing more than just that, whether its different chips or screens, i can't imagine samsung is letting someone use their cpu's and samoled screens to make offbrand samsung like devices.
     
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    I don't know for sure. People were saying it was basically the exact same in the reviews comparing the note and off brand device. Maybe they were doing something illegal.
     
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    I decided to save my money and spend a little extra on a real Note.

    If I buy a T-Mobile one do I have to have it unlocked?
     
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    A T Mobile Note 1 will not have LTE. They did not have a LTE network when that phone was made, it physically does not have the LTE radio.
    However its unlikely you would need it unlocked.
     
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    I meant to say Note 2. Just felt lazy. :p The Note 2 has LTE doesn't it?
     
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    thats not a bad plan, chances are if you wiat out a month or 2, the note 3 will be out and even bigger/better
     
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    Oh it'll be a little bit anyway since I'm going to start college soon so got to spend the chunk of my change on rent when I move and whatnot. Maybe by the time note 3 comes out Metro will have it too.

    However it goes down once I get my new phone all of the huawei Premia devs will have a new guinea pig. :p
     
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    cdma is where i stop with metropcs, with teh rise of gsm devices that are far more supported and used. there isnt any need for me on them :)
     
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    Shabby we at the motion were happy you were there for us ib have a feeling your pushing helped get us loki
     
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    :p Yes the note 2 has LTE, in fact the tmobile version is better then the others, it has support for most bands and from my understanding it has a better signal then att version.
     
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    Interesting.
     

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