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Aaron reviews T-Mobile's flavor of the Samsung Galaxy Note tabletphone.  Featuring a 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S3 processor, the T-Mobile Note packs the same 5.3-inch Super AMOLED HD display, 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video recording, a front-facing camera, 2,500 mAh battery, and Android 4.0 with TouchWiz.  Instead of 4G LTE, it offers HSPA+ 42 Mbps connectivity.  Is it worth the buy, particularly when the Samsung Galaxy Note II is rumored to be around the corner?


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Scott Smith
Scott Smith No, but if it came to Verizon with 1.6 GHz Dual core, and 4.1 JellyBean i'd be down at the Verizon store or BestBuy standing in a long line all day for it !!!
Adam Scherzer
Adam Scherzer I just left T-Mobile to get the Galaxy S III with real LTE on Verizon. They tried Everything to get me to stay. I told them I don't like the fact that the GS3 won't run on their LTE network when it comes in 2013. She said.. well have you heard of the Samsung Note? bahaha! Please!
BossMan Atl
BossMan Atl Haha, you're joking right? Oh and I have the white one from at&t that I been using with T-Mobile since forever. T-Mobile is kinda gay.
Geoffrey P. Spicer
Geoffrey P. Spicer Am good with 4s
Mendez Roy
Mendez Roy is too later for tmobile
Mendez Roy
Mendez Roy note 2
Gerardo Ortega
Gerardo Ortega No, It's old news. Note2 is coming out.
Rhonda Hill
Rhonda Hill Since when did people become spec whores needing to have the latest of everything? I picked up the T-Mobile Galaxy Note and its a super great device. It's just as fast as the SIII (I have it) and while I am aware a Note 2 will be announced it's not likely coming to US carriers so soon. Its a really great addition although late but AT&T had exclusivity on it. The average user doesn't care about processors or if its brand spanking new. If it suits your needs go for it and if not then wait. I look forward to getting a Note 2 down.the line but until then the Note on Magenta works just fine.
Trever Pitts
Trever Pitts I think verizon should get the note its n awesome phone honestly I liked it but its brutaly big n tmo works better then att here in florida
Aaron Dean
Aaron Dean First off why would anyone want to be on tmo network just saying...... Already had it an d like my gs3 better
Paul Gill
Paul Gill No
Sean Quynhtin Lam
Sean Quynhtin Lam Its not tmobiles fault vendors design a phone a certain way so if tmobile wants it the have to add more components plus I'm pretty sure at&t had a saturated market of smart phones that everyone over looked the note so between the s3 and the note really depends on the enduser
Alec Baumgartner
Alec Baumgartner T-Mobile is getting iphone once LTE kicks in 2013..they tweeted me back with my question "when will you get the iphone" and they said, "no date set but please look at our newsroom for more details!!! RUMOR HAS IT!!!!
Chad Richter
Chad Richter Does anyone get T-Mobile coverage?
Daniel Rivera
Daniel Rivera I would get a white one from T-Mobile
Arturo Cifuentes
Arturo Cifuentes Hell no the note 2 its almost here
Luis Casillas
Luis Casillas I won't have anything from those liars
T Louis Michael
T Louis Michael No T-Mobile coverage where I live.
Juan Jose Rios
Juan Jose Rios Nope, I drop T-Mo land switched to Verizon. I would never go back to them, they suck!!!!!
Abram Wenevermet Dennis
Abram Wenevermet Dennis If the iPhone5 fails 2 impress me I may get the note2..
Naveen Bhatia
Naveen Bhatia Note 2, S3, or iPhone 5.
Tyler Frodl
Tyler Frodl Nahh I love my one x:)
Zach Cline
Zach Cline I'm good with my galaxy S3
Gary Bowling
Gary Bowling No
Rachelnelsoncecilia Mejia
Rachelnelsoncecilia Mejia I won't buy anything from T Mobile. I have AT&T and it's great with the GS3 but I might buy the note 2 when it's released.
Robert Ortega
Robert Ortega T-Mobile always gets the lower end phones that other carriers don't want. The note coming to the carrier this late just shows that they are behind in every category of the wireless business.
David Smith
David Smith no
Chuck Xu
Chuck Xu I so would but waiting to see if they get the galaxy note 2 and the specs on the HTC one x plus.
Ryan Anton
Ryan Anton Same crappy phone, better network.
Jerry Palmerino
Jerry Palmerino Timothy: Go into Settings > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names (or similar...I don't have a Note to look at) and remove the proxy values if they are set.
Steve Williams
Steve Williams T-Mobile sux.
Charles Gonzalez
Charles Gonzalez no
Samuel Jr
Samuel Jr note 2
Jose Be Julme
Jose Be Julme Yes.
Dietrich Brown
Dietrich Brown No might as well wait for g note 2
Jose Pablo Islas
Jose Pablo Islas I switched from T-Mobile to Verizon...best move every!
Timothy D Alston
Timothy D Alston I bought it, I have the unlocked att version but the 4G hack still didn't give me the proper speed. The new note will probably come to att and if it does come to T-Mobile it will be quite some time just like this one.
Gregory Holbird
Gregory Holbird Nope, as a matter of fact the way T-mobile has backslid in support, and the fact that they get phones a year after competitors has me switching to at&t when Galaxy note 2 comes out. If you can't beat the devil, Join him.
Andy Chu
Andy Chu it's not the fact that it's been out so much longer on at&t that's the problem, it's the fact that the note 2 is coming out soon
Brian Edwards
Brian Edwards If only to run one on ATT unbranded and unrecognized, yes.
Augustine Tino Melecio
Augustine Tino Melecio Exactly. The Note II is coming out in a couple of months and unless they plan on supporting tablet aps instead of phone aps on the T-Mobile Note, I'd rather just go with the Galaxy III.
Juwon Donte
Juwon Donte I have the s3 but I would love to get my hand on the note
Marti Ruiz
Marti Ruiz too late note 2 is coming
Elijah Ford
Elijah Ford Luv it,I'm getting one soon!!!!!.
Hugo Inclan
Hugo Inclan I won't buy a phone from T-Mobile ever again, worst support ever!
Tim Dld Green
Tim Dld Green Yes
Steve Hartsock
Steve Hartsock Besides, the International versions are always better.
Daniel Kim
Daniel Kim time for a refresh
Steve Hartsock
Steve Hartsock No. AT&T will have the Note 2 shortly.
Lewis Hachmeister
Lewis Hachmeister Note 2




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