Samsung Releases Verizon Galaxy Note 2 Developer Edition

By Anu Passary email: | Dec 23, 2012 01:03 PM EST

Share This Story

  • Print
  • Email

Android developers are in for some good news as Samsung has just put up the developer edition of the Galaxy Note 2 from Verizon on its official product page.

This edition of the Galaxy Note 2 is a 16GB variant and will only be available in Titanium Gray, so those looking for other color options maybe a tad disappointed.

Follow us

The features of the developer edition of the Galaxy Note 2 remain unchanged i.e. a 5.5-inch display, a 1.6GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 8-megapixel rear-facing camera, S Pen, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean etc. However, the key feature is that the developer edition Galaxy Note 2 will ship with an unlocked bootloader.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 developer edition product page, per reports, went up on Dec. 20 morning. However, even though the edition is listed, there is no information on the date of availability and pricing for the Galaxy Note 2 developer edition which has the SCH-I605 model number. Moreover, there is no e-mail sign up available to alert interested buyers of the availability.

Considering that the developer edition of the Galaxy S3 from Verizon retailed at full price, a strong possibility exists that the developer edition of the Galaxy Note 2 will cost a pretty penny and have unsubsidized pricing.

Currently, the developer edition of the Galaxy S3 (16GB) from Samsung costs $599.99 whereas the smartphone sells for $199.99 on a two-year contract on Verizon.

As a result of the estimated steep pricing, it is likely many developers would opt for a subsidized version of the Galaxy Note 2 over a developer edition, and tinker away to unlock the bootloader for developing purposes.

Verizon may have been the last U.S. carrier to launch the Galaxy Note 2, but hopefully the carrier will not delay the release of the developer edition.

Are you a developer? Are you excited that Samsung has outed a Galaxy Note 2 developer edition?

Get the Most Popular Mobile&Apps Stories in a Weekly Newsletter

© 2014 Mobile & Apps All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

Featured Video : Intel Pocket Avatars

Join Our Conversation

Verizon HTC One RemixVerizon HTC One Remix (One Mini 2) now on sale, $49.99 on contract
Apple planning two fall launch events: iPhone in September, iWatch in October
Sony Xperia Z3 may launch as minor upgrade compared to current flagship
Samsung Galaxy Alpha may not be the metal beast you’re waiting for
Tablet / Laptop / PC
Dell Venue 7 and Venue 8Dell unveils Venue 7 and Venue 8 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean tablets
Retina iPad Mini facing delays, may not launch until early next year
Refurbished 128GB iPad with Retina Display now available on the Apple Online Store
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 – 2014 Edition: Pricing and availability now official
Amazon LogoAmazon reportedly to launch ‘Firetube’ set-top box before 2013 holidays
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear India launch: Pricing and availability
Samsung Galaxy Gear Android smartwatch now up for pre-order in Canada
Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 reportedly in the works already, may debut at CES or MWC 2014
OS / Software
HTC LogoHTC reportedly considering Android/Windows Phone dual-booting smartphone as Microsoft pushes for deeper Windows mobile integration
iOS 7 Chrome Incognito mode leaks private searches due to bug
Sprint HTC One Android 4.3 Jelly Bean already rolling out, AT&T, T-Mobile & Verizon to follow
Microsoft Windows 8.1 now available for pre-order
Internet / Social Media
Google DowntimeGoogle blacks out for two minutes, causes 40 percent drop in world’s Internet traffic
Xbox Music web player is live and ready for Xbox Music Pass subscribers
Facebook Android app collected phone numbers even if users never logged in
Firefox 22 brings support for web video calls, 3D gaming, and Unreal Engine 3
What's App
PayPal iOS appPayPal for iOS update brings loyalty card support, other features and enhancements
Facebook Slingshot now official to challenge Snapchat – What makes it stand out?
Pinterest update brings Guided Search to desktop users (VIDEO)
SwiftKey goes free on Google Play, boasts great new features & improvements
Copyright © 2014 Mobile & Apps All rights reserved. mobilenapps
Real Time Analytics