Hello Samsung Galaxy Fans!
Yesterday, 4th September 2013, the new Samsung Galaxy Note 3 was unveiled at the SAMSUNG UNPACKED 2013 – Episode 2 event held at IFA 2013 in Tempodrom, Berlin, Germany. It was also streamed lived on the big screen at Times Square, New York City, USA and there was also a live stream online on YouTube.
Also announced was the Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 2014 Edition and the Samsung GALAXY Gear, THE much rumoured and highly anticipated Android watch from Samsung!
Introducing the Samsung GALAXY Note 3 :
The Note 3 is bigger (slightly) and slimmer as compared to the Note 2, but what I like is the 3Gb system memory (Note 2 has 2Gb) and a faster CPU – 2300MHz Quad Core (Note 2’s CPU is clocked at 1600MHz, Quad Core)
There is also a big improvement to the S-pen capabilities, and I hope that it will come to our Note 2 as an OS upgrade soon (some says October 2013?)
Note 3 vs Note 2
Here’s the comparison of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Note 2 :
|Galaxy Note 3||Galaxy Note 2|
|OS||Android (4.3)||Android (4.1.2, 4.1.1) TouchWiz 4.0 UI|
|Dimensions||5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches (151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm)||5.94 x 3.17 x 0.37 inches (151 x 80.5 x 9.4 mm)|
|Weight||5.93 oz (168 g)||6.42 oz (182 g)|
|Colours||Black, White, Pink||Gray, White|
|Display||5.7 inch, Super AMOLED, 1080×1920 pixels, 386 ppi||5.5 inch, Super AMOLED, 720×1280 pixels, 267 ppi|
|Battery Capacity||3200 mAh||3100 mAh|
|System chip||Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974||Samsung Exynos 4 (4412)|
|Processor||Quad core, 2.3 Ghz, Krait 400||Quad core, 1.6 Ghz, ARM Cortex-A9|
|Graphics processor||Adreno 330||ARM Mali-400 MP4 (Quad-Core)|
|RAM||3072 MB RAM (Dual-channel, 800 MHz) / LPDDR3||2048 MB RAM (Dual-channel)|
|Built-in storage||32 GB||16 GB|
|Storage expansion||microSD, microSDHC up to 64 GB||microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB|
|Rear-facing Camera||13 megapixels||8 megapixels|
|Front-facing camera||2 megapixels||1.9 megapixels|
|Video||3840×2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920×1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps)||1920×1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)|
When Are We Getting The Samsung Galaxy Note 3?
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear will be launched on 25th September 2013 Worldwide in 149 Countries!
There were a few improvements of the Note 3 vs the Note 2, but will you ditch your Note 2 and upgrade to the Note 3 when it is available in Singapore or your part of the world?
I do not intend to upgrade to Note 3 (from Note 2) anytime soon. I really wanted an even bigger screen (The Samsung Mega 6.3 is nice, if only they have a faster processor and better memory too!).
What about you?
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