Latest rumored specs for the Samsung GALAXY Note III include 3GB of RAM

Latest rumored specs for the Samsung GALAXY Note III include 3GB of RAM
Here's something to wake up to on a sleepy Sunday morning that will get your juices flowing. The latest rumored specs for the Samsung GALAXY Note III include 3GB of RAM. We all saw how quickly 2GB of the stuff became the high-end norm, so if this is true, we could expect other top-shelf models to follow suit.

The Samsung GALAXY Note III is expected to feature a 5.99 inch FHD screen. Under the hood is the octa-core Samsung Exynos 5410 processor containing a 2.0GHz quad-core A15 CPU and a 1.7GHz quad-core A7 CPU. The aforementioned 3GB of RAM is inside along with 32GB of native storage. The latter can be expanded thanks to the microSD slot on the device and Android 4.2.2 is pre-installed out of the box.

China's MyDrivers has a picture showing the Samsung GALAXY Note II alongside a device that allegedly is the Samsung GALAXY Note III. Based on our chart (see below), the pictured device doesn't swamp the Samsung GALAXY Note II like the Samsung Galaxy Mega series does. But the model number that is printed with the device, GT-i9500, is the international version of the Samsung Galaxy S4, which the device in the picture clearly is not. So we are skeptical about the photo, and continue to wonder whether the Korean OEM will be releasing the model using a different material other than plastic.

If the Samsung GALAXY Note III is released with these specs, is everybody happy with it?

source: MyDrivers (translated), SamMobile via AndroidAuthority


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  • Battery 3200 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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121 Comments

1. Neurone

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

Release the beast!!!!

12. ITEngineer

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

i really think 3 gigs is overkill.... Please Fanboys down voters stay logical and stay away, i own an S4

19. appleDOESNT.com

Posts: 456; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

sorry, you can never have enough ram... never. It only helps/speeds things up and it's requirement always gets larger over time. Overkill and ram is simply not possible

22. ITEngineer

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

it's not a laptop, your not gonna multitask it to death

27. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

I will :)

40. bparkerson unregistered

Me Too...I get full use of all my devices...as much as they allow at least...RAM, a cheap, very welcome addition!!!

71. KFear

Posts: 170; Member since: Feb 06, 2012

You don't use 3g worth on a device. You'd have to have 5 browers open at once, notes, email, 5 games, and a lot more. Android manages RAM in a very unique way that is both good for battery life, overheating, and so on. If my phone was using 3g's worth, i'd be concerned. That's a lot of memory and it means you should get off your phone and go do something outside.

121. nofear

Posts: 151; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

This is what we call new innovation. SAMMY /= Apple - 2007 technology is same look in 2013.

63. Muayyad

Posts: 240; Member since: Oct 05, 2012

no you won't open 10+ internet browser windows, antivirus, office programms and more on an android phone. Not gonna happen.

33. crogers2012

Posts: 13; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

They are, in my opinion, trying to make it a desktop replacement. Where you can bluetooth a mouth and keyboard and hook it up to a monitor and use it that way. It is possible with the note II but the amount of RAM made it a bit boggy at times.

76. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

Wow how do i bluetooth my mouth? LOL

100. axllebeer

Posts: 272; Member since: Apr 05, 2011

That's what she said... :p

52. Luuthian

Posts: 332; Member since: Sep 09, 2011

Yeah it's definitely not needed at this point. But this seems to be Samsung's way. Rather than tightly develop their software they just throw big hardware at the problem. Not really sure why they may feel 3GB of ram is needed.

57. Pedro0x

Posts: 271; Member since: Oct 19, 2012

Once ARM releases 64-bit chips, we will be able to use our phones as computers. And even today we can use Note 2 for example as a small computer.

107. artealis

Posts: 98; Member since: Dec 15, 2010

i will :D

118. appleDOESNT.com

Posts: 456; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

All products that use ram, can never have enough. If you want to keep your Note 3 for just two years 3 gb of ram will probably start showing its age. Ram is generally the cheapest way to increase speed in just about any device so more is better. Arguing to the opposite seems silly. What do you care? That extra ram chip didn't raise the price of the phone, it only helps speed up the phone and helps it maintain it's speed long term too. "640K ought to be enough for anybody" ya, how'd that work out Uncle Willy? One of the richest, smartest men in the world, ever said that lol

51. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Especially when a lot of widgets and apps are so resource hungry.

81. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Probably Sir Jony Ives need to teach you Linux and Ram together :)

106. BiN4RY

Posts: 83; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

First rule of computer hardware: more ram != faster

110. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

I agree, lots of RAMming makes for lots of fun. This will be the true iKiller!!

115. sdevo555

Posts: 6; Member since: Jun 07, 2012

Here here.....appleDOESNT.com i agree cant have too much ram or ghz in my opinion.....ALL i ever hear is Apple and its fans making excuses for not an inferior product but a product that cant compete

24. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

prefer to much ram then not enough.

26. Scarambay unregistered

Just state your opinion. Neither do you have to explain yourself nor bother about people downvoting your comments. Regarding the topic, it's all about pushing the boundaries. Remember the time when people thought 720p displays on smartphones was overkill? Fast-forward two years and now we have got 1080p displays! Of course, RAM cannot be compared with displays but still there won't be a saturation point for RAM unlike the resolution of displays on smartphones.

42. BadAssAbe

Posts: 508; Member since: Apr 22, 2011

Let me explain why I ( tech guy) need/want more more ram Widgets, on my phone I have at least 1 widget on each home screen but I want to have at least 2 but can't because the phone will lag Live wallpaper, yes I love my live wallpapers Small muititasking, Now let me explain why my little sister (non tech HS girl) needs more ram than me. She has over 14 widgets on her SGS4, and a live one direction wallpaper. Phone runs smooth only because she loves to swipe to exit task. With more ram I can get even better widgets, I love widgets and so do HS GIrls

62. chistoefurpuffer

Posts: 140; Member since: Mar 11, 2013

The lamest excuse I've ever heard from a butthurt hater.

66. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

i plan on keeping my next phone 4 at least 2 years. so by we will be going in2 the year 2016 by the time this phone is 2 years old. at that time high end models will have at least 4 gigs. also, the sg3 from a year ago had 2 gigs. its called progress

73. k1ng617

Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 13, 2009

Such a silly comment. On my Note 2 with 7 active apps (no games) it's using 1.43 of 1.75gb. Heck one 3D game will probably put me over.

44. Daniel.95

Posts: 89; Member since: Sep 20, 2012

r u sure ? Its going to be full plastic. lol

61. Note2waitingonNote3

Posts: 87; Member since: Mar 19, 2013

Yes sir this is exactly what I am waiting for definitely....Mark it down guys Nothing will beat the Galaxy Note 3 in 2013...

72. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

it's not beast, it's big, samdung getting big year by year. don't know what samdung will bring out in 2014, maybe 7" phone and 25" tablet. this is totally crazzy.

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