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In the past wimax worked fine for me in buildings. We don't have lte here. To me it is only a small lost. I rarely use my phones Internet. GPS starts up immediately, tune in radio works fine for debates and sports, Google search query return in about 10 seconds and this is all with really low crap speed of like 200kb. What I listed is what I do with my phone 90% of the time I'm out. If for whatever the reason I need the Internet for anything serious all I do is scan for an open wifi and at least where I live I can always find one. Wimax was nice because I didn't have to depend on wifi but I traded faster net speed for a better phone. I didn't believe the reps promise to have lte by the end of last year and sure enough we didn't get it with no plans of getting it anytime soon. Not going to complain because I expected that and still signed up for it. Did I mention that I really love this phone?

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I recently replaced my iPhone 5 with the Note 2 and I approve of this message.

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I got one 3 days ago and I also love this phone.

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I want one of these phones but I just can't get myself to like how it feels so cheaply made in my hands, I really wish it had an aluminum backing to make it feel like a quality phone (not that it isn't already) The plastic feel just seems so cheap to me but this is coming from someone whose been using iPhones for a while and I'm just so use to the quality feel the iphones give.

My buddy got one of these Note 2 the other day and I love the screen and the ability to customize all aspects of it. Especially the crazy battery life!

I want to get one and put a nice case on it so the phone won't feel so cheap to me haha, got a question though. Is anyone here grandfathered into AT&T's unlimited data plan for the iphones, if I switch to the Note 2 will I lose my unlimited data plan?
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well i just threw my lumia 920 and my SGN2 against the wall... looks like the SGN2 is unusable, and i'm still following the path of destruction the nokia left.... still to be found... i hope it didn't destroy any planet! xD

no but really, i wasn't able to fit the SGN2 in some of my pocket and when it would fit it wasn't confortable at all. however, it is a nice tablet sleepysmileyanim.gif
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sprint where they have true unlimited. this is one of the exact reason where people busts sprints balls on having a slow network compared to the others but not having a 2gb limit makes it worth it. truthfully all i need is 1.5mbps just so i can stay on the web.

My main problem with sprint , is it is hard to take advantage of unlimited data when it straight up does not work inside of any building I've worked in in the past 2 years.
(4 different buildings in different states and/or counties)
Thats weird because I work in the worst place for phones, a big steel building with no windows and I get full bars when people on other networks dont have any

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I just ordered a GN2 last week, should be here Wednesday if I am lucky (going out of town Wednesday night). I'm wondering now if I will ever pick my tablet up again rolleyes.gif Main use for the tablet is to play a few games here and there, browse the internet, and watch movies. I have the Transformer Infinity w/ dock if you are wondering. One of the things I hate most about tablets is the inability to "multi-task" . I am really looking forward to being able to have two things opened up at once with this phone. From all the comments in this thread and the multiple reviews/forums I have been reading for the past two weeks, I truly can't wait for this phone!

Now the big question is, immediately root and flash rom or play with it for a week on stock?? Thoughts?
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Thats weird because I work in the worst place for phones, a big steel building with no windows and I get full bars when people on other networks dont have any

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I believe you , I was just giving my experience in 6 years with sprint compared to my times with at and t amd tmobile. I love sprints price points and business plan, I just lose service everywhere I actually want it sadly.
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Anybody try this phone with NFC charging? I'm curious how it works with a case covering the back.
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I just ordered a GN2 last week, should be here Wednesday if I am lucky (going out of town Wednesday night). I'm wondering now if I will ever pick my tablet up again rolleyes.gif Main use for the tablet is to play a few games here and there, browse the internet, and watch movies. I have the Transformer Infinity w/ dock if you are wondering. One of the things I hate most about tablets is the inability to "multi-task" . I am really looking forward to being able to have two things opened up at once with this phone. From all the comments in this thread and the multiple reviews/forums I have been reading for the past two weeks, I truly can't wait for this phone!

Now the big question is, immediately root and flash rom or play with it for a week on stock?? Thoughts?

Well the SGN2 is a big smartphone which makes tablets redundant. Soon 6.3" smartphones will be released with more screen on the bezel.

You should try getting used to it first. The stock UI by Samsung is very stable and smooth.
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