1. 2lee240's Avatar
    Guys,

    I'm just about to get two Note 2's for the wife and I. I know the S3's will be 99 cents on black friday. This means I'll be paying nearly $600 more for two Note 2's compared to the two SIII's.

    Talk to me. If you were in my shoes, are the Note 2's still worth the extra cost?

    I really like the pen's, the extra battery life, obviously the larger screens to read websites and the dual screens. Is it worth the extra $300 per phone is what I'm internally debating right now. Thoughts? Any regrets of not getting the S3? is the extra $600 for the two phones worth it to you? thanks.
    11-09-2012 06:11 AM
  2. DAS's Avatar
    The two devices really don't compare.

    The Note 2 is an all in one smartphone, tablet, eReader, and electronic note pad. The Gs3 is only (albeit a great one) a smartphone.

    If all you need is a smartphone go with the Gs3, but if you want to use your device as a smartphone and so much more than the Note 2 is your choice. You really need to determine your use cases, and not merely cost. They are really so different.

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    11-09-2012 06:23 AM
  3. wburleson's Avatar
    I feel your pain I can't decide between the two. One has quad-core and the other dual-core - which is better? The big but is I want the device to be 32GB
    11-09-2012 07:03 AM
  4. 2lee240's Avatar
    The two devices really don't compare. The Note 2 is an all in one smartphone, tablet, eReader, and electronic note pad. The Gs3 is only (albeit a great one) a smartphone.

    If all you need is a smartphone go with the Gs3, but if you want to use your device as a smartphone and so much more than the Note 2 is your choice. You really need to determine your use cases, and not merely cost. They are really so different.
    Good point. I do would like more then just a nice smart phone. Over 2yrs and with the plans, the total cost is $2,400 vs $3,000 so it's not a overwhelming difference like $600 vs $2.

    I feel your pain I can't decide between the two. One has quad-core and the other dual-core - which is better? The big but is I want the device to be 32GB
    I wouldn't care about the 32gb bro. I'm just going to get a 64gb micro sd card for movies/music. 16gb of apps should be plenty. Screw it, I'm gonna go pick up the Note 2 later today. Unless someone has a overwhelming argument that the SIII is that much better. Doesn't look like that's really the case.
    11-09-2012 08:35 AM
  5. hummingbirdhill's Avatar
    DAS is definitely correct! Depending on your uses, one of you may require a Note II and for the other an SIII would be fantastic.

    My husband and I have awaited the Note IIs since May. They are on the Fedex truck this morn to be delivered. From my thorough research on the Note II, nothing (not even SIII), compares with its technology and capabilities. I didn't hesitate to spend the $ on them because I've done my homework on it and several others (SIII included).

    Let us know what you decide!
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    11-09-2012 08:39 AM
  6. Lucidmike's Avatar
    I could say with certainty, if I got a S3 and saw the Note 2, I'd have serious buyer's remorse. It has so many features above what the S3 provides, I'd be living with envy for 2 years. What about Note 2 for you and S3 for the wife? Then again, you may be at potential risk of ending up with the S3.

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    11-09-2012 09:01 AM
  7. OceanView's Avatar
    It's a tough call. Guess it really depends on how much you need the additional features of the Note II.
    In my case, I'm the techie and must have all the latest and greatest features but for my wife, she doesn't need it all.
    So if It was our case, I would get the Note II and the wife an S3.
    11-09-2012 02:32 PM
  8. smooches680's Avatar
    It's a tough call. Guess it really depends on how much you need the additional features of the Note II.
    In my case, I'm the techie and must have all the latest and greatest features but for my wife, she doesn't need it all.
    So if It was our case, I would get the Note II and the wife an S3.
    Well I am a female and also a techie and I am trading in my Samsung Galaxy S3 phone for the biggest and baddest Samsung Galaxy Note 2.

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    11-09-2012 02:45 PM
  9. maxburn's Avatar
    Is getting the two S3 and selling them to fund the Note2 an option?
    BOSSY TEXAS CHICK likes this.
    11-09-2012 03:34 PM
  10. KingGinger55's Avatar
    You could do what I plan on doing. (This is if there is not a deal on the note 2 come black friday.) Buy a GS3 for $1. Sell it on ebay for about $450. Purchase GN2 off contract for $650 (on ebay or from your local carrier but ebay might be less expensive especially 2 weeks from now). Basically you pay $200 and some change for the Note 2. I would research which color of the S3 is going higher right now though. Oh and make sure you have the place where you buy it not activate it or take it out of the box. Like I said this is if no one has a sale on the note 2 but ZEDOMAX (From highonandroid.com and blackfridayandroid.com ) seems to think that it will be on a pretty good sale.
    11-09-2012 03:58 PM
  11. KingGinger55's Avatar
    Oh and I know I saw the S3 for the $.99 like you said but I cant remember where that was. Can someone tell me?
    11-09-2012 04:44 PM
  12. taylorz_412's Avatar
    Oh and I know I saw the S3 for the $.99 like you said but I cant remember where that was. Can someone tell me?
    Sam's club is where I saw it

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    KingGinger55 likes this.
    11-09-2012 04:45 PM
  13. KingGinger55's Avatar
    I am looking at the ad and I cant make it out well enough to tell if it includes sprint. Does it?
    11-09-2012 04:49 PM
  14. taylorz_412's Avatar
    I am looking at the ad and I cant make it out well enough to tell if it includes sprint. Does it?
    I'm not sure whenever i saw it there was no mention of which carriers it included

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk 2
    11-09-2012 05:06 PM
  15. 2lee240's Avatar
    screw it, just went and picked myself up two note 2's. love them. the wife loves it. happy wife = priceless. /story

    will probably get about $120-150 back for each of my iphone 4's. that's all those are good for, to resell back to brainless people who are willing to spend money on a worthless phone.
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    11-09-2012 08:13 PM
  16. Haucore's Avatar
    Absolutely worth it. YOLO!

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    OceanView likes this.
    11-09-2012 10:34 PM
  17. OceanView's Avatar
    You guys will love the Note II.
    And like Haucore mentioned YOLO! LOL
    11-09-2012 10:59 PM

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