We knew the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 would arrive in the United States at some point, and it has been confirmed to see a release date before the end of 2012, although the first evidence of this has started to show thanks to a few leaked images and benchmark results.
It is pretty normal for Europe to see most Samsung products first, including the Galaxy Note 2, although what US networks the device will launch on hasn’t been confirmed by any officials to date. Within the last couple of days we’ve seen some benchmarks leak online that include a device very much like the Galaxy Note 2 and signal a test for an AT&T handset.
You can see a screenshot below with some system information, although the full details can be seen on GLBenchmark here. The device listed has been named SGH-i317, but the clues come with the specs that look very much like the Galaxy Note 2. You’ll see a 1.6GHz processor, Android Jelly Bean, a 1280×720 screen resolution, so these details certainly match up to what we know.
If you look a little further into the benchmark results then you’ll also see LTE and AT&T’s name listed, although it’s not totally clear, especially considering the model number is lower than the original Note, so this doesn’t add up.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 on T-Mobile – there is a device named T889 that is heading to T-Mobile, and it looks likely that this is also known as the Galaxy Note 2 thanks to the model increasing in this situation from T879 for the original Galaxy Note. You can read some reasons why this might be the T-Mobile Galaxy Note 2 in this article, which also features some further details from source files. We have included an image below that shows the build screen on the about page, so take a look and feel free to share a comment.
Would you want to purchase the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 on T-Mobile or AT&T? When it comes to accessories it looks like Samsung are making the Galaxy Note 2 extremely versatile, which you can see a photo detailing a nice range of accessories in an earlier article.