The highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy Note III was recently spotted on the website of Samsung Kazakhstan
. The page talked about special VIP services for several Samsung products that included already existing devices such as the Galaxy S4, Galaxy S III, Galaxy Grand and Galaxy S II Plus along with unannounced products such as Galaxy S4 Zoom, Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 and the next iteration of Galaxy Note Phablet.
The page however seems to be updated after these devices were spotted by Techtastic
and Galaxy S4 Zoom, Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 and Galaxy Note III are now removed from the listing.
The Galaxy Note III is expected to be launched
at the IFA in September. The device is also known
to have a 6-inch full-HD AMOLED display and a 13-megapixel rear camera.
The phablet is also rumoured
to be powered by a Snapdragon 800 chipset. The chip targets top-end smartphones and has 75 percent more horsepower than Qualcomm's old fastest model, enough to record and playback Ultra HD video as per the company. However, as per Qualcomm's own benchmarks, it doesn't consume more power so battery life is not an issue. The chip also offers built-in support for LTE unlike Samsung's own chipset. So the company won't need additional hardware to enable support for 4G connectivity.
The Snapdragon 800 chipset has a quad-core Krait 400 processor that supports clock speeds of up to 2.3GHz. The phablet is rumoured to support Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5 GHz), GSM (GPRS, EDGE), W-CDMA/UMTS (HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+ cat.29), MBMS, LTE cat.4, CDMA2000 connectivity options. Other phones that are said to use the same chip include LG D801, Xiaomi Mi 3, Sony Xperia Honami and ZTE Grand Memo V9815.
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