Mobile Phones: Samsung Galaxy Note 3
News & Reviews: Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Malaysia launch
Sep 05, 2013
The 3rd generation phablet with the series that started the whole phablet trend is finally here with the official announcement of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. While it may not be the largest phablet around anymore it does keep up appearances with a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED Full HD screen, a new S Pen and some really impressive tech specs. As rumoured earlier, the Note 3 comes in 2 flavours, one with a 1.9GHz Exynos 5 Octa processor and another one with 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor. Both pack in 3GB RM, making the Note 3 the world's first smartphone to break the 2GB RAM limit. You also get 32GB / 64GB worth of storage and up to 64GB microSD. Other tech specs include a 13MP camera with LED flash and smart stabilization, which means the Snapdragon 800 version can record 4K video, probably at 1080p 60fps while 192KHz audio recording is also available.
Sep 03, 2013
At a press conference by KT Corporation about broadband LTE, a presentation slide let slip that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note III would not only support a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset but also that it would be able to handle LTE-A. While this isn't an official Samsung announcement, KT Corporation is one of the major telcos in Korea so it doesn't look like a leak or prank. The slip doesn't confirm other features or details though as there are no Malaysia release dates, no pricing and no confirmation of other tech specs. With just another 2 or so days to go, the Samsung Galaxy Note III official reveal is set for 4 September 2013 where everything gets confirmed or not, so let's wait and see. We expect even more rumours and leaks to come though, as such things usually happen the closer you get to the official announcement.
Aug 28, 2013
While the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 may or may not be unveiled this 4 September 2013, rumours and leaked images continue to appear about the phablet. This includes front panel of the phablet. At first glance it maintains the same look and feel of the Samsung Galaxy Note II but has more defined corners than it's predecessor. The front panel confirms that the phablet will have a 5.68-inch display while the side bezel is only 2.2mm. The panel was only 1.8mm thick which could mean an even thinner Samsung Galaxy Note 3. So far, other tech specs and features like whether it will use a Samsung Exynos 5 Octa chip or a Snapdragon 800 processor or even the 3GB RAM have still not been confirmed just yet. No pricing details or Malaysia release date were available though but stay tuned and we'll keep you posted.