Verizon grabs Galaxy Note 2

As promised, Samsung's latest king-size smartphone goes on sale in Verizon Wireless stores for $299 with service.

The Galaxy Note 2
The Galaxy Note 2 Josh Miller/CNET

Samsung's Galaxy Note 2 will continue making the carrier rounds tomorrow by landing in Verizon Wireless stores. The ginormous Android smartphone has been available for pre-order on the carrier's Web site.

Announced in late August at the annual IFA show in Berlin, the Galaxy Note 2 is the successor device to the original Galaxy Note. It has a 5.5-inch display, a quad-core processor, and Android Jelly Bean, and its camera performed well in CNET's review.

Verizon is selling the Galaxy Note 2 for $299 with a two-year contract. AT&T and Sprint also offer the handset at that price, while T-Mobile charges $369.

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