FCC approves AT&T and Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note II variants (SGH-i317, SGH-i605 and SGH-T889)


After announcing AT&T’s plan of carrying the Samsung Galaxy Note II in the coming months and upcoming launch of three new LTE-capable Android devices manufactured by Samsung: two smartphones, and a tablet, now AT&T’s Samsung Galaxy Note II variants hits the FCC.

The Galaxy Note II is Samsung’s first smartphone to run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. It features a 5.5 inch Super AMOLED HD display, LTE connectivity (or HSPA+ 42Mps for T-Mobile), 1.6GHz quad-core Exynos processor, 2GB of RAM, a 3,100 mAh battery, 16GB of internal memory, and MicroSD card support.

The Galaxy Note II variants are SGH-i317, SGH-i605 and SGH-T889. The SGH-i317 has been tested on AT&T-friendly HSDPA and LTE bands hence, it seems to be the model for AT&T and Canadian carriers.

A green-lighted Galaxy Note II variant, the SCH-i605. includes of both CDMA and GSM, a lone 700MHz LTE band, it’s a dual-mode Note II destined for Verizon has also passed FCC. In addition to approving the SGH-i317 and SCH-i605, FCC has also passed the Verizon SGH-T889 .The SGH-T889 includes the 1,700MHz AWS.

Samsung officially mentioned earlier that the Samsung Galaxy Note II would be available via all major US carriers “by mid-November.” But Verizon and AT&T may launch their editions a bit earlier than other carriers like Sprint, T-Mobile, and US Cellular.

Source: FCC 1, 2, 3
Via Engadget

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