I did hear a rumor that the 32gb version of the Galaxy Note 2 would be available "soon" - supposedly from a Verizon rep. No actual dates.
Its almost a form of misleading advertising - the Note 2 is announced in 16, 32 and 64 gb versions, but wait, no,the truth is that its only available as a 16gb version (and only 10gb of that is actually available to the user to use). Its only available in all those larger capacities if you live in S. Korea - otherwise, forget it. Hey the Galaxy S3, which has been out for more than 6 months, still is not available in the 64 gb version and who knows when that will be available. What good is a top of the line cell phone with all kinds of crazy creative capacity and a top of the line price, if you can only buy it with a bottom of the line memory capacity?
I'd like to buy one of these phones, but until Samsung can get their acts together and actually produce the product they announced they would make, I'll not be buying one. It really makes Samsung look bad.
JUST GOT MY NOTE 2
can you guys stop blocking the SD card
what the hell
i downloaded the batman game it was 2,5GB i cant move it... its blocked...i even did this....http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2E1GqpZtUA&feature=related
don't work... <Deleted> ... but at this point i only have 14days to take my phone back....lets see if the 32GB note comes out in time... if not....then im just going to stay with my old that i can use my SD card on it...i called Samsung they said more people need to call in before they can make a fix....and i emailed Google they told me the same thing....why give something cool.. then before you know it..its blocked.....lets all call in---Samsung 1-800-726-7864..im just so mad
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I think they will eventually get the 32gb version of the Note 2 but its pretty doubtful if they will have in a week or so. You will probably need to return your device or just live with it. Its lame that they put out a top of the line device with bottom of the line allotment of memory. How are you supposed to use it? I'm going to sit tight and wait until the 32gb or (gasp!) the 64 gb versions are available. I cant make do with 10 available (on your 16 gb, phone, android and Samsung's own aps take up 6 of your 16 gb). I am guessing the 32 gb version will be out in a month or two.
The "blocking" of the SD card, where aps cant go on the card memory, is a function of android, and had nothing to do with Verizon (would be the same no matter the carrier). It is supposedly done as a security measure (cards can be exchanged, aps on cards can spread malware programming).
Apps2SD is no longer native to Android as of 2.3. 3.0 and above no longer supports it as it runs MTP instead of UMS. Google has already given their reasons since the release of 3.0, but most people didn't bother reading it. There was a lot of bugs which are well documented on Google bug pages.
There is no "blocking" as it does not exist in the first place from Google with the native code. So if a company wants to support it they'd have to write their own code to make it work. With the way people are complaining about not getting updates things like this will delay it a lot more than see if carrier branded apps work or not(to code these takes less than a week and it probably already updated long before manufacturers even give code to carriers for testing).
15.625 due to formatting. You have I believe on a clean install 11.9GB(not exactly sure as it's been a long while with the other versions of Note 2's I have been playing with.)
Good news they have the 32gb 64gb 128gb for pre orders I just got my 64gb just paid $50 more ...I told verizon the sd csrd is blocked and I did not know you cant save apps to sd I downloaded 6 games then my sd card was full a also said its false advertisement its not 16gb its 10gb you get so they got a manager to over ride it just pay the difference and send your old phone back sweet hope you guys get one ...I got the black one
The misleading part is that Samsung has advertised over and over all across the planet for several months that this device is available in versions with 16, 32 and 64 mb of memory, and reviewers have repeated that statement over and over. However the fact is that statement is just flat out untrue. Its only available with 16mb of internal memory. Its been for sale with some US sources for over a month and there is no word that the 32 or 64 mb versions will ever be made available. In fact Samsung is already moving on to the S4 and Note 3 that will be supposedly made available next year.
My on line chat with Samsung 01/03/2012 Re: Samsung Galaxy Note® II (Verizon), Titanium Gray with 32 GB
In a nutshell ( There is no information about the device with the specified memory specifications.)
>Post edited. Chat transcripts, even with other companies are not permitted to be posted<
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Its a shame that Samsung has produced such a powerful phone and then chosen to hobble it with very limited memory capacity and not make these phones with a more reasonable memory capacity available to larger markets like the US and UK. For those who want just use this phone as a simple smartphone it may be enough as is, but for power users it is simply not. The limited 10 gb left after the android and other factory installs is just not enough for those power users who wish to take advantage of the full capabilities of this phone - even with the SD card support. People as starting to see that Samsung is crippling this phone and hurting their own reputation.
Agreed! Many apps will not run from the card as it is, and it is too much that the card is blocked in some cases. I have put up with my original EVO 4G being crippled with not enough internal memory and I'm NOT going to get bit again with this supposed "Next Big Thing". I waited for this cause I thought I was going to get at least a 32G ....ARGH!
C'mon Samsung and Verizon ...get you stuff together! This is a big mistake!
I have been waiting to upgrade one or two of our phones to a 64 Gb Note II or at least a 32 Gb Note II. This thread has not been updated in some time. It would be helpful if Verizon personnel would clarify whether larger memory versions of the Note II or S4 will be made available to us. I would prefer not to change wireless carriers just to obtain a phone with sufficient internal memory. The available memory in the phones is at best about 8 Gb due to the preinstalled software that cannot be removed.
Thank-you for considering this question.
SF_NM, I would be sad VZW for more memory as well. I know we offer the best value with a quality network. We don't have any details currently about a 32 or 64GB Note II. Make sure to visit news.vzw.com often for updates on new devices, and sign-up for product alerts http://bit.ly/dDumph.
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