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Samsung Galaxy Note II coming to the US “later in 2012″

If you're one of the many excited about the brand new Samsung Galaxy Note II smartphone phablet we have both good and bad news. The good news is Samsung announced it today and it's awesome. The bad news is as we expected it won't be arriving in the US right away. Samsung today has just shed some light on what we can expect in terms of a US launch.

We’re here live at IFA 2012: Here’s what to expect

It's that time of the year again. Saying hello from Berlin, Germany, we're here at IFA 2012 to capture all the exciting Android news live as it happens. What is IFA you ask? It is essentially the European rival to CES and is an annual event bringing you the latest smartphones, tablets, Smart TV's and other gadgets. Here's what to expect this year.

LG announces Optimus Vu II with Infrared universal remote features

LG's overly sized 5-inch Optimus Vu phablet still is barely available outside of South Korea, but today they've already announced a second model coming soon. It will simply be called the Optimus Vu II and we don't have much regarding specs although they've made certain we know of its universal remote features and new infrared blaster similar to some Samsung tablets.

LG Intuition press photos leak – Reveal September 15 release date

An upcoming smartphone for Verizon Wireless, the LG Intuition (formerly known as the Optimus Vu) is still a rather large phablet device, but now we have some official photos. LG released their Optimus Vu earlier this year internationally and we've seen countless leaks this month confirming a Verizon launch. Now today we are getting our first press shot.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 specs leaked early, Jelly Bean included

Samsung's Galaxy Note 2 phablet is just a few short days from getting officially announced and unveiled to the world, but now a Korean newspaper might have spoiled a few more details a bit early. The Galaxy Note 2 model GT-N7100 (first note was N7000) will rock all the specs we've been hearing rumors about for the past few weeks, but this leak allegedly confirms Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean on board.

LG Optimus Vu heads to Verizon as the LG Intuition for $199

In case you haven't been following along, LG's 5-inch phablet named the LG Optimus Vu is headed to Verizon Wireless complete with 4G LTE. We've seen countless leaks and rumors so it's no secret at this point. Today we have even more confirmation that it's headed to Verizon, complete with a name change. The Optimus Vu will be branded as the Intuition by LG.

Galaxy Note 2 teased in latest Samsung video

Samsung is back to tease the world while hyping up their next big smartphone, and that is the Galaxy Note 2 phablet. In a little over a weeks time we'll all see what Samsung's been brewing when they unveil their new Galaxy Note 2 5.5-inch smartphone in Berlin, Germany, for IFA 2012. This weekend they dropped a teaser video although it doesn't show us much.

Android Community Weekly: August 19th, 2012

Say goodbye to another excellent week of Android news, and prepare for more coming soon. This was another fun week for Android fans especially anyone that loves Motorola. While we had tons of great news like Google Play Store gift cards, Motorola finally launching a bootloader unlock tool was probably the most important for Android enthusiasts. Head on past the break for your weekly news fix.