A Korean media rekindles rumors of a Galaxy Note 3 with flexible display, claims it's coming next month

A Korean media rekindles rumors of a Galaxy Note 3 with flexible display, claims it's coming next month

Despite the fact that the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 ranked among the biggest product launches in the mobile space this year, with all that's been going on, Sammy's phablet has been pretty much forced into the back of our minds. As you can guess, that's a marketing division's worst nightmare, so it does make sense that the media should start drumming about it once again. Fortunately for all involved, in this particular case we don't mind at all.



Why don't we mind? Well, it's because of a new rumor that has shot the Galaxy Note 3 right at the top of our consciousness once again – a limited edition Galaxy Note 3 with a flexible display may finally find the key out of science fiction aficionados' imagination and become reality as soon as next month!



Sure, this certainly isn't the first time we hear about the tech, and Samsung's involvement in it. There was even a pretty persistent theory back in the days before the Note 3's unveiling, claiming that the phone will come in three variants. Those included the Note 3 that we know, a lower cost LCD variant of it, and a special edition with a flexible display. Whether you're a believer in the aforementioned theory or not is entirely up to you, as at this point – it really feels like it can go either way.


source: Chosun via Techkiddy

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Galaxy Note 3
  • Display 5.7" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2300 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 3200 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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16 Comments

1. pankajgupta

Posts: 59; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

A rumor for sure. But will be good if it actually happens. Will result in many more innovative uses and functions.

2. affandi

Posts: 85; Member since: Jan 25, 2013

The Note 3 is like the iPhone 5s, just a short bus stop until the real deal (Note 4 and iPhone 6) comes ut, so I doubt this!

3. androiphone20

Posts: 1654; Member since: Jul 10, 2013

wait the galaxy note 3 was unveiled?

4. zachattack

Posts: 621; Member since: Jul 31, 2013

meh, meh, and even more meh

5. maccess

Posts: 742; Member since: Jan 16, 2013

please stop mocking yourself..

6. scriptwriter

Posts: 396; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

So the note 3 might still get the flexible display. I almost guarentee that you wont be able the bend the device which makes putting a flexible display in it completely pointless!!

7. tedkord

Posts: 17318; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

No it doesn't. It makes the screen much harder to crack if you drop it.

13. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

Wrong, the screen doesn't crack, but the glass does.

8. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Yes we won't be able to bend the device, still they are putting a flexible display, who knows it might happen in the future. Also if phone falls down then this screen helps to adjust according to surfaces in some sorts so that it resists itself from damaging more than today's screens.

9. rodkurt

Posts: 128; Member since: Nov 29, 2012

Is this screen thinner than regular?

10. MobileKicker

Posts: 212; Member since: Sep 19, 2013

It would be more than too pricey

11. NickSDC

Posts: 26; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

Sweet. The plastic back *and* front. Good job Sammy. "Customers complaining about plastic? You get MORE PLASTIC." Lol. Lets break this down. Plastic screens will scratch, won't crack. Glass screens will crack, harder to scratch. If the Note 3 is the same quality construction as the previous gen, I don't think a plastic screen is necessary. Mine was dropped several times, various heights. Body glove slim case. And held up like a champ. I assume this plastic screen may be more for marketing but who knows.

15. Reluctant_Human

Posts: 913; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

Even though I think bendable displays for smart phones are going to be pretty useless, they do have potential so I'm going to wait and see. Plus they are STRONGER than current screens. Here's just one example: http://www.oled-info.com/samsung-youm

12. Knightmare64

Posts: 29; Member since: Sep 11, 2013

Would be AWESOME. Less cracked screens,.

14. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

If this true just glad i skipped all the other GALAXY PHONE/NOTE'S. and hope it will come with KITKAT out of the box.

16. warren24

Posts: 19; Member since: Apr 02, 2013

phonearena please....the korean interenet press is often uncredible source that is often run by a bunch of interns who generate rumors to gain clicks... this isnt even worth reading...

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