Samsung’s 5.3″ Galaxy Note continues to show up in the news. Yesterday we reported that Samsung is beginning to sell the Galaxy note in a Berry Pink color in their home country of South Korea.
Today our friends at Technobuffalo picked up on what looks to be either a Samsung Galaxy Note or a really bad mock up of a large nondescript Samsung device. It definitely looks like the 5.3″ phoneblet that launched in February on AT&T. AT&T was the Galaxy Note’s launch partner but it was never stated that AT&T would always have exclusivity of the device.
Samsung has reported that they’ve already sold 5 million Galaxy Note’s world wide and we’re sure with that success the other carriers in the U.S. are pining for it.
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Sprint is releasing the Samsung Galaxy Nexus in the coming weeks. That device was the flagship for Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, and Verizon Wireless was the exclusive U.S. launch partner. Sprint was quick to let the cat out of the bag at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas earlier this year. Not only did they state they were getting the Galaxy Nexus, they also stated that it would be the flagship device for their 4G/LTE network as well.
Sprint has very close ties to Samsung as their former head of product Kevin Packingham moved to Dallas to a similar position at Samsung Mobile.
The latest rumors for the Galaxy Nexus pointed to the device heading to AT&T. This was a loose rumor though based on SIM cards, which frankly, didn’t make any sense. The picture could just be a bad placement or a bad mock up, or maybe it’s showing that the Note is headed to Sprint soon enough. Time will tell.