The Samsung Galaxy Note II is expected be launched in a few days. Samsung is putting its marketing machine into high gear before the New York City star-studded Samsungtravaganza on Wednesday October 24.
Kanye West will be performing and fans are invited to enter a contest for a chance to attend the event. Also featured will be Tommy Trash, Hudson Mohawke and DJ craze. So far, details are sparse, just an announcement on the Samsung Facebook page. Also at the event will be Chupis Starzz.
The post says "Big news deserves a big celebration. Get ready to welcome the Galaxy Note II with an exclusive performance by Kanye West—and stay tuned, because our NYC fans will have the chance to attend."
Samsung is heavily promoting the Samsung Galaxy Note II, too. The Samsung social media team is "talking" up the Note 2 on Facebook with tips and teasing the invites to the NYC event. There is a Note Maker gallery to send greetings to Facebook and Twitter friends. You can get up to $300 for your old phone, especially if it is a recent smartphone.
Leaked screen shots today suggest that the release date for Samsung Galaxy Note IIT-Mobile will also be on October 24 with a contract price of $299. The Note 2 will be launched on Sprint on Friday. It is still possible that Verizon and AT&T will release or announce its Samsung Galaxy Note II models this week.
Samsung has opened new Samsung Studio stores in the Garden State Plaza mall in New Jersey as well as Westfield Topanga Mall and the Beverly Center mall in the Los Angeles area.
First Features of the Samsung Galaxy Note II:
- First Samsung device with Android 4.1.1, Jelly Bean.
- First smartphone larger with a screen larger than 5 inches - 5.5-inch 720p HD Super AMOLED touchscreen.
- First with a quad-core processor -Samsung's Exynos 1.6GHz quad-core processor.
- 4G /LTE network speeds.
- Global voice and data roaming.
- 8MP camera with Buddy Photo Share, Burst Shot and Best Photo.
- 3,100 mAh battery.
- 2GB RAM, 16GB on board.
- Wi-Fi, NFC, microSD and Bluetooth.
- Enterprise SAFE.
- New ergonomically designed S Pen.