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  Reply # 705316 23-Oct-2012 20:27 Send private message

morocco: Okay, I moved to this after a sii, Holly cow its good.

It'll take awhile to get used to the size, but it is so fast.

My only negatives would be touch wiz crashing every half hour and the s pen native app, it's laggy, but papyrus had potential.

I've got to say telecom was great, new sim and transferred over in fifteen minutes.


Wow, that's strange. In three weeks I have had exactly ZERO TouchWiz crashes.




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  Reply # 705322 23-Oct-2012 20:36 Send private message

I've removed all the widgets so see how it goes now, most likely one of the apps I loaded, tricky part is sorting which one.

Running 4.1.1

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  Reply # 707851 28-Oct-2012 12:24 Send private message

Good video showing the multi tasking. Big fan of Max and his android videos.





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  Reply # 708420 29-Oct-2012 14:11 Send private message

Cross-posting this here, since people who don't yet own Galaxy Note 2s may not frequent the owners thread.

So, I finally got around to completing this (rather mammoth) Note 2 video:

Make sure to use the timestamped links in the video description to get around and skip the bits you don't want to see!





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  Reply # 719539 19-Nov-2012 15:04 Send private message

Due in NZ at selected retailers before the end of November . . .

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  Reply # 720490 21-Nov-2012 07:21 Send private message


Ive been sick of waiting for this phone to be released, am eager as hell to upgrade from my HTC Desire HD!

On the weekend I stopped in at a VF store, asked about release date, all the staff could tell me is that they were having 'training' on the Note 2 on Tuesday (yesterday) & that with that in mind it should be released pretty soon.

Presuming end of Nov or early Dec, wish they'd hurry up already!

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  Reply # 721074 22-Nov-2012 07:32 Send private message

Some videos:












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  Reply # 721184 22-Nov-2012 10:18 Send private message

Can someone please confirm that you can make a call with the phone held to the ear?

Its a weird question but to provide context I have the original Galaxy Tab 7 which acts more as a speakerphone. So without a headset you can't make a discreet call and in fact the best position to hold the phone is in front of your face, not by the ear.

For me a 7" phone I could hold by the ear would be perfect. The Note 2 seems a little small :)



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  Reply # 721190 22-Nov-2012 10:26 Send private message

tigercorp: Can someone please confirm that you can make a call with the phone held to the ear?

Its a weird question but to provide context I have the original Galaxy Tab 7 which acts more as a speakerphone. So without a headset you can't make a discreet call and in fact the best position to hold the phone is in front of your face, not by the ear.

For me a 7" phone I could hold by the ear would be perfect. The Note 2 seems a little small :)


Yes the Note can be used just like a normal phone. (I'm selling mine in the Offers and Wanted forum ;-) )

I was thinking the other day that 7" full HD phablet would be tempting . . .

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  Reply # 721556 22-Nov-2012 22:17 Send private message


http://www.examiner.com/article/samsung-galaxy-s3-mini-and-galaxy-note-2-to-receive-color-update-soon

new colours set for release, wonder how long those will take to be released in NZ seeing the actual phone still isnt here! 

Really hoping VF offer this phone with a mint deal, Im dead keen to switch from 2D!!

ps: I would have the above site a 'link' but wasnt able to as im a new member, hmm.


{MOD EDIT : SP : Hyperlink added}

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  Reply # 722368 24-Nov-2012 18:38 Send private message


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  Reply # 723614 27-Nov-2012 13:24 Send private message

hey guys,

i wonder if someone can help me. I bought an sd card on the weekend, and thought to transfer all my photos and music onto it, that went fine, no issues.

in the past, on my xperia arc, i used an app called app2sd, which would allow me to transfer apps onto my sd card, on my note2, i get a message saying "the device does not have a real primary external storage, or the primary extranel storage is emulated. Moving app to SD function may not be supported by this device"

So is it not possible to transfer my apps onto sd card on this phone? or is there any other way to transfer apps onto sd card???

thanks for any help

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  Reply # 723968 28-Nov-2012 08:01 Send private message


Soon!

Samsung NZ Facebook is posting about the note now :)


https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=513648935319944&set=a.290143574337149.76131.176358752382299&type=1&theater



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  Reply # 724859 29-Nov-2012 20:06 Send private message

is there any point waiting for the release if I can get it from fairbuy for $850 shipped? ie is it likely to drive the price down at all? there's no way Telecom or Voda will sell it without contract near that I assume.

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  Reply # 724917 29-Nov-2012 22:03

I purchased mine from expert infotech. Einfo.co.nz

Great price and a real store. Don't wait for telecom or voda to sell you the same thing for more. Get it now! You wont be stuck with carrier bloatware nor delayed carrier updates.

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