Galaxy Note 2 coming to T-Mobile?

Samsung Galaxy Note 2
The Galaxy Note 2 could help T-Mobile defend against the iPhone 5
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The original Samsung Galaxy Note only launched on T-Mobile in August, well into its life cycle and less than a month before the introduction of its successor, the

Galaxy Note 2

.

Unsurprisingly, the Galaxy Note didn't last long on T-Mobile.

As Android Authority points out. The phone's end-of-life is expected to arrive by November.

How perfect, since the Galaxy Note 2 is expected in October - and the Galaxy Note successor may have just been spotted on T-Mobile.

Got any proof?

T-Mobile news blog TmoNews reportedly acquired images showing the T-Mobile Galaxy Note 2's "about" screen, with a model number T889 that seems like a logical jump from the Galaxy Note's T879.

The device described in the image is also running Android 4.1: Jelly Bean.

The site also got its hands on another image that purports to prove that the T889 sports a 720x1280 display, which proves little by itself, but does match the specs for the Galaxy Note 2.

The early bird gets the Android

T-Mobile was far too late in adopting the Samsung Galaxy Note, so it's no surprise that the carrier would want to jump on the Galaxy Note 2 bandwagon as early as possible.

As Android Authority points out, T-Mobile is also the only major U.S. carrier that doesn't offer an iPhone.

So once the iPhone 5 is introduced on Sept. 12, unless T-Mobile has made a deal with Apple that's yet to come to light, the carrier is going to be in full-on Apple offense mode.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 on T-Mobile just might help with that.

Via Android Authority, TmoNews

Michael Rougeau

Michael Rougeau is a former freelance news writer for TechRadar. Studying at Goldsmiths, University of London, and Northeastern University, Michael has bylines at Kotaku, 1UP, G4, Complex Magazine, Digital Trends, GamesRadar, GameSpot, IFC, Animal New York, @Gamer, Inside the Magic, Comic Book Resources, Zap2It, TabTimes, GameZone, Cheat Code Central, Gameshark, Gameranx, The Industry, Debonair Mag, Kombo, and others.


Micheal also spent time as the Games Editor for Playboy.com, and was the managing editor at GameSpot before becoming an Animal Care Manager for Wags and Walks.