Samsung has officially launched Galaxy Note 3 phablet at the sidelines of IFA 2013 in Berlin.
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 comes with a 5.7-inch full-HD Super AMOLED display, but weighing at 168g and 8.33m wide, is both lighter and slimmer than the Samsung Galaxy Note II. Just like the Samsung Galaxy S4, the Galaxy Note 3 will come in two variants. The LTE variant will be powered by 2.3GHz quad-core processor and the 3G version will be powered by a 1.9GHz octa-core processor.
(Also see: Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Note II comparison)
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 comes with 3GB RAM and a 13-megapixel rear camera alongside 2-megapixel front camera. It is powered by 3,200mAh battery and runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. As rumoured, the Galaxy Note 3 will be available in 32GB and 64GB variants, with the company doing away with the 16GB variant after controversy on the available storage with the Samsung Galaxy S4. Both variants come with support for up to 64GB of additional external storage.
Connectivity options on the Note 3 include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS/ GLONASS, NFC, Bluetooth v4.0 (LE), IR, and MHL 2.0. It comes with various sensors like Gesture, Accelerometer, Geo-magnetic, Gyroscope, Proximity, Barometer, Temperature & Humidity, and Hall Sensor.
Samsung says the Galaxy Note 3 will launch starting from September 25 in more than 140 countries around the world. There's no word on pricing yet.
Apart form the Galaxy Note 3, Samsung also unveiled the Galaxy Gear smart watch and Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 key specifications
- 5.7-inch full-HD display
- 2.3GHz quad-core processor or 1.9GHz octa-core processor
- 3GB RAM
- 32GB/ 64GB storage options
- 13-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front camera
- Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS/ GLONASS, NFC, Bluetooth v4.0 (LE), IR, MHL 2.0