Verizon Locks Down Galaxy Note 2 Like It’s The Federal Reserve

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Photos were revealed last week of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 last week which is supposedly headed to Verizon. The handset was shown to have the Verizon branding on the home button up front and it seems that those wanting the device on Verizon will have to put up with the fact that the Note 2 will come with its bootloader locked adds GottaBeMobile.

Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 2 bootloader looks locked

This means of course that users will be unable to install custom ROMs. The news of this will perhaps not come as such a shock as Verizon released the Samsung Galaxy S3 recently and this too had the bootloader locked.

The Galaxy Note is 2 is the latest device from Samsung in its phablet category and follows on from the original Note. If you need a refresh of its specs, check them out below.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 specs: Super AMOLED 5.5 inch display with 1280 x 720 pixels and 267ppi; Available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB of memory; Support for micro SD card up to 64GB; Quad core 1.6GHz Exynos processor; 8 megapixel camera that can record video at 1080p and 1.9 megapixel camera on the front of the device.

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