T-Mobile’s Galaxy Note 2 Pictured In The Wild – Is That A Branded Home Button? [Update: Nope]

Nah, it’s not — I think my eyes were just playing tricks on me. You wont be finding any Verizon-esque branded home buttons on this big fella. What we do get to see is a couple of blurry cam shots of the Titan Grey Samsung Galaxy Note pictured in the wild. Word on a recent FCC filing is that the device will come complete with future-proof’d T-Mobile LTE bands, and a much less horrid Pentile arrangement on its display. Both are completely welcomed specs to a device that’s sure to take the world by storm. Seeing as how I’ll be stuck with a T-Mobile for a few more months, I figure I’ll ride this thing out with the world’s biggest smartphone. Who knows, maybe I’ll stick around for another year.


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TAGS: leaks , Samsung Galaxy Note 2

  • Pkmmte

    Chris, stawp it! You scared us with the branded home button!

    • http://twitter.com/gamercore Chris Chavez

      Trick or treat. O_o

      • nycplayboy78

        HUH??!! WHAT??!! Chris you have candy??!!


        • Pkmmte

          Noooooo, it’s mine!

          • http://twitter.com/gamercore Chris Chavez

            @nycplayboy78:disqus @Pkmmte:disqus

            Stop it you two. There’s plenty for everyone. Just step inside my van…

          • aeok18109

            And that right there folks is why i love phandroid. Chris is a boss. And the creepy old guy from southpark in disguise with great hair.

          • Elijah1013

            … South park???

            Or family guy???

  • Michael

    Wait, so you’re saying it will come with pentile?? O.O

    • nycplayboy78

      Is that a good thing or bad?

      • dsass600


    • http://www.facebook.com/james.bellerose James Bellerose

      Everything I’ve read about it says it will have a Super AMOLED HD Plus.

      • LawrenceMcatee

        Samsung galaxy s 2 skyrocket. juuuuust about the same amount of letters.

      • Don_SoLow

        from what I’ve read, It has a totally different Pixel arrangement than Pentile and regular RGB. But it’s supposed to be closer to (or better?) than RGB (which is Super Amoled Plus)

  • Beautiful_Techie_Woman

    That’s *REALLY* that important?

    If one of the buttons on a device does (or doesn’t) have a certain word printed on it???


    Who could POSSIBLY care?
    Who could POSSIBLY decide to buy (or avoid a device) based on that?

    What about the 200+ actual *IMPORTANT* features instead?

    • Layman76

      Because it’s fugly, why else?

      • HalfwayCrook

        lol, so true

  • kev2684

    I saw this on tmonews and was happy not to see any branding on the home button. then I saw this article. instant mini heart attack


    Leave T-MOBILE, w/their unlimited data?
    Network problems in your area Chris?

    • http://twitter.com/gamercore Chris Chavez

      Yeah, I live in Rancho Cucamonga. Basically the boonies. Lol

      • HalfwayCrook

        new merger might help?

        • http://twitter.com/gamercore Chris Chavez

          Nah, MetroPCS is balls. It’s only covers major cities like LA and San Diego =/

          • http://profiles.google.com/terp04 Justin Turner

            Chris, just curious, who’d you’d leave for? My contract is up soon, and depending on the phone options, may make the jump myself (waiting until the Nexus announcement)

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Oliver-Crangle/100003079637271 Oliver Crangle

    Sounds fantastic, especially if it ships with TMO LTE bands.

  • REVS

    i will finally jump ship from htc after 4 years …this will be my next phone

    • Brian Knapp

      Me too, G1 to G2 to this.

      • HalfwayCrook

        me too, so sad

        • chuckles87

          T-Mobile should have keep the g line I loved the whole vanilla android with slide out keyboards and amazing specs

          • ari_free

            Yeah but I guess stylus is the way to go. One phone for the entire world means you get updates. Also, typing too much=carpal tunnel syndrome

          • DarrenR

            But that “pen” is amazing!

        • DarrenR

          If it makes you feel any better, Im sad to leave HTC too. Theyve been doing a lot of things lately that I dont like.

      • godrilla

        I had the g1 to g2 but tmobile had no more models for RMA so they gave a a choice of a new sensation @ ics 4.0 but it still lags ( without new contract).

  • REVS

    hspa42 and LTE ??!?!?! WOW cant lose

    • lynyrd65

      unless it has a branded home button……

      • REVS

        very true ! lol


    WHEW, got me…..

  • chuckles87

    Lte for T-Mobile one more reason for me to want this beast

  • mreveryphone

    Alright Chris your going to be in line with big bird if you keep pulling stuff like that! Lol