New rumors have surfaced which suggest that Verizon Wireless and Sprint will offer their own versions of the Samsung Galaxy Note.
Announced for AT&T at last week's CES, the handset features a massive 5.3-inch HD AMOLED screen, a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, an 8-megapixel camera, and a 2,500mAh battery. Oh, and then there's that stylus thing that's getting a bunch of attention too.
As it turns out, though, AT&T may not be the only carrier to offer the phone/tablet hybrid. According to analyst Paul Mueller, both Verizon and Sprint are expected to carry the device, possibly under the name of Galaxy Journal.
Should the rumor pan out, I expect AT&T to get a few months of exclusivity out of the handset before it moves on to other wireless providers as well. Samsung employed a similar tactic with the Galaxy Nexus, giving Verizon a head start on Sprint, for example.
With Mobile World Congress arriving in but a few weeks, I would not anticipate any announcements out of Sprint or Verizon given the show's GSM focus. Looking ahead a bit further, however, it would not surprise me to see either carrier unveil the phone at CTIA in May.