Here are the top five features rumored to be on the Samsung GALAXY Note III

Here are the top five features rumored to be on the Samsung GALAXY Note III
Australia's International Business Times has been passing along the speculation that the Samsung GALAXY Note III will either be introduced during the first week of September at IFA 2013 in Berlin or during a special Samsung Unpacked event like the Korean company used in New York last month to unveil the Samsung Galaxy S4. But while the date of the unveiling is important, what is really more exciting to fans of this phablet is the exponential improvement in the features and specs of the device. If the improvements and upgrades made from the OG Samsung GALAXY Note to the Samsung GALAXY Note II are matched in the next iteration of the phablet, the Samsung GALAXY Note III is going to be something else.

According to the Australian paper, the top five features rumored to be on the Samsung GALAXY Note III include the 5.9 inch screen. Not quite the 6.3 inch display originally rumored for the model, SamMobile has quoted an executive of a company providing components to Samsung as saying that a 6 inch screen is a layup. And combining FHD with the new flexibility that Sammy has been working on for years, the screen is said to be unbreakable and uses the PHOLED technology that we explained earlier. By switching up colors a bit, Samsung has produced a display that is clear and sharp, but does not use too much power.

The reason why U.S. models of the Samsung Galaxy S 4 did not get the Exynos 5 Octa chip had nothing to do with LTE connectivity. The reason for the use of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 on U.S. versions of the new Android flagship phone had to do with supply challenges. That issue should be gone by the time that the Samsung GALAXY Note III launches. And if you like taking pictures with your mobile device, the Samsung GALAXY Note III is expected to feature a 13MP-16MP rear camera that is supposed to allow the user to take professional quality pictures and videos.

Lastly, Samsung is trying to make its TouchWiz UI more feature-rich and worthy of its inclusion on a device like the Samsung GALAXY Note III which could be powered by Android 5.0 out of the box. It all sounds great and certainly leaves fans of the platform and manufacturer hungry for more information. We are still 5 months away from IFA Berlin which means there is still plenty of time for more leaks and rumors about the Samsung GALAXY Note III so keep checking in daily.

source: SamMobile via IBT

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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)



1. TheMaxColonel

Posts: 48; Member since: Mar 14, 2013

Not such a big deal

7. AnTuTu

Posts: 1621; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

That device will kick a$$es of all other devices out there. Just wait n watch.

23. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

Seriously considering a Note device, as my 4,7" One X looks average sized after owning it for quite some time if the screen is truly unbreakable that will be quite cool but something i don't believe is the "13MP-16MP rear camera that is supposed to allow the user to take professional quality pictures and videos." It doesn't take a professional to tell people that a phone cannot match the quality of a professional DSLR, limited dynamic range, limited DOF, noise, lack of optical zoom, etc. Unless they use a Nokia 808 like camera?

31. wiiandds

Posts: 64; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

Thats not true. I have seen some pictures that came from cell phone and look just as good as DSLR.

32. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

You must have a problem in your sight then, or the pictures were heavily photoshoped no phone apart from the 808 can get close to a dslr. And while the 808 is much better than most phones it just can't get close to DSLR that have much bigger sensors and much, much bigger and better lenses.

38. wiiandds

Posts: 64; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

have you seen the picture that people submited to phonearena that are taken from smart phones. you can't even tell they are from smartphones.

33. doejon

Posts: 411; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

than i will sell my note 2 and i will buy the note 3 :-)

12. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Maybe not a big deal to you.... But the Note line has become something of a technology showcase. For example, S-Pen works, while the software clone on the GS IV is probably going to have... teething issues. I don't buy a flexible display this time around, though. Maybe the Note IV for that. But 5.9 inch full HD display in the current Note II footprint (along with the Exynos 5 octacore chipset) would be the definition of cool. It would make the iP6 envious.


Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

iAgree, it sounds more like an iPhone upgrade, also known in the tech' world as an iUpgrade. Anyway, I'm happy with my BEASTLY Galaxy Note II so, unless Sammy announces an Octo-Core 6.3" with 4GBees of Super Unbuffered and Unhindered Wham-Bam-ThankU-RAM and a 16MP Rear Camera, I'm as satisfied as Rosie O'Donnel in a Hostess factory (but, no Ding-Dongs please - just Twinkies).

2. Stayfly2407

Posts: 80; Member since: Dec 15, 2011

APRIL FOOLS LOL, no flexible screen this soon haha.

15. MrJerry

Posts: 403; Member since: Oct 05, 2012

Actually it's not just a joke or a BS It's been 5 days this rumor has issued in Korea. However the article said that the flexible display on Note3 will focus on "Unbreakable" rather than "Bendable" this time. So I reckon, according to the news, Note3 will be like the one we saw at CES. 5.7"-6.1" display with less bezel and bent shape would be just as big as Note2. Another assumption is a folder type display. Even though I prefer this one over previous assumption, I think it is too much asking at this stage.

3. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

5.9" might seem already to be a bit too big but if they can manage to do what they did with the size of the s3 and s4 then that would be really impressive

14. vincelongman

Posts: 5747; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

The Note II already has a one of the smallest bezels, so the Note III might be a slight bit taller. Unless they move their logo onto the home button as well as making the bezels smaller, then they might be able to fit the 5.9" screen without it being bigger.

4. kclgphilsbsa

Posts: 765; Member since: Jan 21, 2013

this is what im waiting for XD im currently holding the note 2, and its the best and most innovative android device so far (for those people who doesnt have issues with d size).. actually ill prefer it more than d gs4 coz i cant live a smartphone life w/o Spen, and im a student :) im goin to buy gs4 just to have d 1080p amoled panel and d great features it has, and after 5-6 mos ill hand it over to my Mom, and ill get the galaxyNote3 :D cant wait and by that time the galaxy tab3 will arrive, so note3 w/ tab3=perfect hehe

18. choybrwn22

Posts: 10; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

I have one too typing on it right now, best phone I ever used waiting on the 3 all other phones wit a screen smaller than 5.5 jus feels awkward to me lol

25. therealestmc

Posts: 679; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

And then when Samsung makes a 5.9 inches, 5.5 Will be too small for you, right? You are a true fanboy.

28. kclgphilsbsa

Posts: 765; Member since: Jan 21, 2013

hmm? choybrwn22 is correct, as a note2 user, it really feels awkward for us to hang around w/ below 5.5" display.. wer still hopin that the whole size will not change as s3-s4 :)

5. chongbh

Posts: 17; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

April's Fools Day.....With Samsung....Rumours every where which the Korean are capable about and also capable of copying the technologies from the Japanese.

8. kclgphilsbsa

Posts: 765; Member since: Jan 21, 2013

still cant accept that ur xperias are always losing the battle enough.. SAmsung has the largest number of mobile patents today and these patents by different companies are used by one another through legal ways and we also dont know if these samsung patents are also legally used by Sony, so dont talk in behalf of ur japanese companies, dont whine about copying if u dont have legal evidence abt it, samsung myt be once a blatant copycat before, but theyv learnd their lessons thats why s3 and note devices are praised nowadays..

6. MartianMe unregistered

The King of KINGS is coming this year ladies n gentleman..

9. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

5.9-6" 1080p AMOLED display 2 or 4 GB of RAM Exynos 5 Octa at a slightly higher clock speed than the GS4 New version of Android S-Pen enhancements That's it. The only thing I see that's much of an improvement over the Note II is the RAM (if I'm right) and display; maybe the new Exynos, but the Exynos 4412 still performs like a champ so it's not too big of a deal. Nothing Note II owners should drop money on.

11. redmd

Posts: 1948; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I'd drop the money. as note 2 owner, i have no problem with the size, what excites me the most is the battery upgrade. 4000+mah please.

21. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

3,100 mAh wasn't enough for you? Not even with the ability to swap out batteries? Wow, that's surprising.

29. SleepingOz unregistered

The bigger the better..

19. g2a5b0e unregistered

Don't forget all the newest features present on the S4. As a Note 2 owner, I also plan on investing in the Note 3.

20. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Those new features will all make themselves onto the GS3 and Note II though. The only real reason I could see someone upgrading to the Note 3 is because of the display, everything else is either incremental or won't really have any affect on daily performance.

22. kclgphilsbsa

Posts: 765; Member since: Jan 21, 2013

1080p display, power efficiency of the display and the exynos maybe, addl sensors lyk s4 for the added features,, and that "professional quality of pictures" mentioned if true and if will boast something spectacular, and if that bendable screen is true>then dealbreaker, and to think that touchwiz+Spen are still open for broader range of innovation, we can expect more :)

24. g2a5b0e unregistered

Not all of them. Some are hardware dependent, like the IR blaster, for instance.

10. thethird

Posts: 72; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

Yes! After reading this my Note 2 is also happy. The Note 3 will be a substantial upgrade to the Note 2. Size is not a problem if you already had a Note device, I know the Note 3 will end up as the King. No shade just pure awesomeness! :D [+]

13. TA700

Posts: 83; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

I just wish somehow that Samsung can improve on the handwriting recognition. The full screen writing of the old Windows Mobile/Pocket PC was the best I've ever tried and it doesn't waste screen space by needing a seperate writing area.

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