View Poll Results: Are you worried about receiving the next version of Android?

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  • YES. I'm readying my weapons now!

    8 13.33%
  • Meh, I have faith in Samsung. But Verizon, well.....

    52 86.67%
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    Default Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    As we all know Samsung is not the best at updates, however they have been stepping it up lately. But Verizon on the other hand is the modern day Nero. They don't care about updating their users, and would just rather leave them stuck on an old os. So, are any of you worried about being stuck on jelly bean when android 5.0 is announced? Would you rather go nexus?
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    Default Re: Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    Even on a nexus your doomed with Verizon. Good with LTE and coverage. Nothing else

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    Default Re: Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    I will face my Note2 for one week as of tomorrow. I am very happy with it. As long as my phone runs well I am content. I won't dump my Note2

    sent from my awesome Galaxy Note2
    sent from either my Samsung Galaxy Note2 or my
    Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
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    Default Re: Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    Own++++

    sent from my awesome Galaxy Note2
    sent from either my Samsung Galaxy Note2 or my
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    Default Re: Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    Not worried at all Samsung has come along way since the days of OG galaxy S updates times.

    It is one of , if not the most capable phones in the market if this phone doesn't get it, no phone will (sans nexus).

    And if Verizon C-blocks it I'm sure Samsung will leak it.

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    Default Re: Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    Quote Originally Posted by elvisgp View Post
    As we all know Samsung is not the best at updates, however they have been stepping it up lately.
    My Gtab 2 7"(wifi only) has gotten four updates since May and the last one brought it to jellybean os.
    No Verizon to interfere though.
    Hope the Note2 might get some love from Verizon.
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    Default Re: Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    Not worried at all. I'm content with the software the phone shipped with (Jelly Bean 4.1.1). It works great as is and I really have no need or want for new features that may be in newer versions of Android. My only expectation going forward is for maintenance releases.
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    Default Re: Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    I wonder if many features android 5 will bring, we have already in touch wiz.

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    Default Re: Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    My last phone (Thunderbolt) is still on Gingerbread. My daughter uses it with wifi. I'm on Jellybean because I upgraded.
    Every two years I'll play their game.
    Do you mean to tell me that I can make a phone call on this thing?!!!
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    Default Re: Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    Quote Originally Posted by DroidXcon View Post
    Not worried at all Samsung has come along way since the days of OG galaxy S updates times.

    It is one of , if not the most capable phones in the market if this phone doesn't get it, no phone will (sans nexus).

    And if Verizon C-blocks it I'm sure Samsung will leak it.

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    Default Re: Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    Quote Originally Posted by N2myN2 View Post
    My last phone (Thunderbolt) is still on Gingerbread. My daughter uses it with wifi. I'm on Jellybean because I upgraded.
    Every two years I'll play their game.
    That's HTC though, not Samsung

    sent from my jelly bean flavored note 2
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    Default Re: Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    Quote Originally Posted by elvisgp View Post
    That's HTC though, not Samsung

    sent from my jelly bean flavored note 2
    So? We're talking Verizon bottleneck here. If all other carriers update to 5.0, Verizon will be last, if ever.
    Do you mean to tell me that I can make a phone call on this thing?!!!
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    Default Re: Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    Missed the last part about "Would you rather go nexus?"

    No, I wouldn't. I have a Nexus 7 and like it, but vanilla Android just doesn't measure up for me. It lacks too many things already included in Sense or TouchWiz. Also from my experience with the Nexus 7, I'm not fond of the frequent updates, some of which have made me feel like I'm a beta tester for Google. Finally, I'm just not crazy about LG's hardware in the current Nexus 4, in particular its lack of LTE. Verizon has the best coverage where I live and I'm surrounded by LTE with grandfathered unlimited data yet, so I'd be crazy to give that up.
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    Default Re: Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    Not worried here since I can get it through ROOTING.
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    Default Re: Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    Quote Originally Posted by N2myN2 View Post
    So? We're talking Verizon bottleneck here. If all other carriers update to 5.0, Verizon will be last, if ever.
    And you are certainly right. But I'm just saying HTC is a little worse with updates than Samsung is.

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    Default Re: Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    Quote Originally Posted by N2myN2 View Post
    My last phone (Thunderbolt) is still on Gingerbread. My daughter uses it with wifi. I'm on Jellybean because I upgraded.
    Every two years I'll play their game.
    I can't wait to say the Thunderbolt was my last phone haha.....it sounds like Jelly Bean is fantastic just the way it is, and I can't wait to get the Note 2 next month! hopefully!

    Hopefully a Galaxy Note ll owner Soon!
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    Default Re: Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    Quote Originally Posted by Droid_Evo_8 View Post
    Not worried here since I can get it through ROOTING.
    This. I will keep mine stock until I feel like I need an update...then I will root it like every phone that I have owned lol
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    Default Re: Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    I'm not concerned. I have a Nexus 7 and ill get a Nexus 10 or what ever the next big Nexus tablet will be. Those will keep me up to date. I'll be fine with my GN2 being a little behind.

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    Default Re: Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    Quote Originally Posted by rkeenan View Post
    This. I will keep mine stock until I feel like I need an update...then I will root it like every phone that I have owned lol
    Just like my car, my phone(s) doesn't stay stock for long. Hehe
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    Default Re: Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    Quote Originally Posted by Droid_Evo_8 View Post
    Just like my car, my phone(s) doesn't stay stock for long. Hehe
    I love rooting. I just hate loosing all my data.

    sent from my jelly bean flavored note 2
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    Default Re: Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    Quote Originally Posted by Droid_Evo_8 View Post
    Just like my car, my phone(s) doesn't stay stock for long. Hehe
    Haha yes, Sir.
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    Default Re: Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    That is what root is for, is it not? I know we will get it in one form or the other lol
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    Default Re: Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    Rooting and flashing for updates for me.....
    As for Android 5.0 maybe it might be on my next Galaxy phone like the Note 3 or S IV.
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    Default Re: Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    When I got the Droid X 2.5 years ago it was buggy and updates were higly anticipated. But each update brought new bugs and never got better.
    Fast forward to now with the Note 2 it is amazingly stable, fast, and loaded with features.
    At this point I'd be content if no further updates arrive in the next two years. I'd be afraid that Verizon would muck with it somehow to degrade performance and reliability to encourage upgrades.

    Although I've rooted and debloated I am not seeking any new ROMs yet.
    The stock ROM is fantastic as it is so far.

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    Default Re: Any Note 2 users worried about not getting android 5.0?

    I'm already one version ahead of Verizon. Good thing about this phone is it's worldwide. As long as Samsung updates I'll be good on a close to stock custom rom

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