Several third party vendors via Amazon offer the Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 16GB 4G LTE Android Smartphone
in Carbon Blue (pictured), model no. SGH-i717, from $279.80
with free shipping
. That's $3 under our mention from two weeks ago as the lowest total price we've seen for a new unit. (It's a current price low for this color by $6.) This GSM phone features a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 5.3" 1280x800 touchscreen AMOLED LCD, 16GB internal memory, 2-megapixel front camera, 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 1080p video recording, WiFi, Bluetooth, microSD card slot, and Android 2.3 OS (Gingerbread).