Alleged Samsung Galaxy Note 3 photosphere sample unearthed

Alleged Samsung Galaxy Note 3 photosphere sample unearthed

UPDATE: The source Picasa profile is already down.

A photosphere sample, allegedlysnapped with the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, has been spotted on the Picasaprofile belonging to a T-Mobile USA employee, and though it went dark for afew hours, it's visible once again – so do make haste to seethe truly high quality sphere before it's taken down. 

According tothe accompanying (though easily manipulable) EXIF data sheet, theshots were taken with the camera unit of a handset carrying a modelnumber SM-N900T, a device we know to be the LTE version of theSamsung Galaxy Note 3. Obviously, do carry in mind that these areunconfirmed at best, and could be using early/prototype software andhardware – so approach this in an appropriately cautious manner.That being said, it's great to see that Samsung will finally supportthe now vastly improved PhotoSphere mode (Sammy is calling it S Orb) found on devices runningstock Android 4.2 and above.

Just a day bars the moment theSamsung Galaxy Note 3 will get officially sanctioned to see the lightof day, so it's only natural that we see a mounting spree of snippetsof information on allthings Note 3. We've had a pretty decent idea of what internalsto expect from Samsung's next phablet all along, though a key pieceto the puzzle had been missing for a while – the actual looks ofthe device. Withthat now behind us, we've pretty much exhausted the usual rumorcycle, though it refuses to go without one last scoop, and it appearsthat the aforementioned 360-degree panoramic snap is it.

So, all bets are in, and there's onlyone question: how close to the truth will the rumors end up being?Do you expect a surprise out of the blue?

Thanks, Techkiddy!

source: Picasa via Techkiddy

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Galaxy Note 3
  • Display 5.7 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP (Single camera)
    2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, 3GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 3200 mAh
  • OS Android 5.0 Lollipop



16. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2267; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

its not S orb SAMMY, its photosphere, if shots like photosphere, its photosphere..why sammy ..

14. the_matchless

Posts: 64; Member since: Apr 01, 2012


8. mottykels

Posts: 387; Member since: May 15, 2013

Photosphere is so hard to use :/

9. DemiImp

Posts: 2; Member since: Aug 30, 2013

It's not really that hard. Just remember that you need to pivot around the camera. If you just spin around it will have stitching artifacts. If you keep the camera as much in one place as possible, you shouldn't have any problems at all.

12. Chris.P

Posts: 567; Member since: Jun 27, 2013

Have you tried the new PhotoSphere that came with Android 4.3? It's a different altogether beast -- still not perfect, but a whole lot better.

7. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Great photosphere sample. I mean just awesome. Is it with OIS?

6. Jason2k13

Posts: 1489; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

when will the S4 get photosphere??? cmon samsung im still waiting

13. abdane

Posts: 507; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

Of course it will ! wait for 4.3 update ^_^

4. lalalaman

Posts: 638; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

I wish note 3 good luck...finally some good feature unlike s4 gimmiks (I never see my sis using airgesture or smart pause, sscroll)

2. HouTexan

Posts: 462; Member since: Jan 08, 2012

Whether it's a prototype or the real thing, that looks really good.

3. Chris.P

Posts: 567; Member since: Jun 27, 2013

Sure puts the ones I've taken with my Nexus 4 to complete and utter shame :--/

5. HouTexan

Posts: 462; Member since: Jan 08, 2012


10. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

N4 has a camera?? I have to open my N4 quickly to find out.

11. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

1. twens

Posts: 1191; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

That sample aint bad at all. Hope it's real.

15. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Could be, and it's pretty darn good. Here's the highest res I could find:

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