HUGE BLOW TO SAMSUNG: Verizon Won’t Sell The Galaxy S II

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Verizon, the nation’s largest wireless provider, will not carry Samsung’s Galaxy S II, WSJ reports.BGR says it has sources backing up the WSJ report. Instead, BGR’s sources say a different Samsung phone will be introduced on Verizon later this year.

The Galaxy S II will be formally introduced at an event in New York on August 29. We’ll be covering it live.

WSJ says the phone will still be available on AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint.

This is bad news for Samsung, which won’t have Verizon’s support as it tries to take on the iPhone 5 this fall.

In addition to AT&T and Verizon, Sprint is expected to get the iPhone 5 too.

There are also a few rumours that T-Mobile will have the iPhone 5.

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