Samsung Galaxy Note 3 hands-on

Did we expect anything drastic with the design? Seriously, this is Samsung we’re talking about! It’s distinctively a Samsung smartphone, as it follows the same design cues and characteristic found with the recent Galaxy S4. However, there’s one refreshing change – it’s now doused in this...
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82. Tuxedo

Posts: 356; Member since: Mar 19, 2013

"Even some live wallpapers don’t bog down the performance whatsoever!" Come'on guys I've been hearing the same argument for 3 long years now (since the Nexus One debuted). This should be expected by now.

84. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Just a little upgrade from previous note...looking forward for the HTC one maxx...same specs but far far ahead in terms of the awesome BoomSound.

85. archangel9

Posts: 233; Member since: Feb 07, 2010

Bravo Samsung. Bow down and recognize the Champ

86. Jeradiah3

Posts: 1149; Member since: Feb 11, 2010

Ive sais before that the innovation of cellphones have started to plateau because there isnt much to be "brand new" about after Samsung introduced the very first phablet, the Galaxy Note. Samsung took a risk and after 2 years and 3 versions of the Note series later, it has because quite the show atopper. Companies like HTC, Sony, and Nokia are planning on entering the phablet crave with their own version(s). I like what Samsung is doing, but they have the same problem that everyone else does.......What can we do to innovate our phones when so the industry have advanced almost everything about it over the last 3 years like screen size, processor, RAM, SD card storage, multi-tasking options, and screen quality?


Posts: 45; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

please price it properly in india..under 45k is what im expecting..(thats around $700..due to rupee depriciation)

93. Trex95

Posts: 2381; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

Hope Samsung fixed the low light camera performance cause i saw the sample on GSM arena doesn't looks good.


Posts: 5; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

This phone looks cool! :-)

97. fo0ling

Posts: 19; Member since: Jul 07, 2013

Looks like it copied the LG Optimus G Pro!

98. MySchizoBuddy

Posts: 159; Member since: Aug 23, 2011

what type of marketplace apps does this come with. phone based apps or tablet based apps? i'm concerned about the really small tablet optimized apps in the android marketplace.

100. JoePhoto

Posts: 49; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

I am very UNDERWHELMED with Note 3 and may skip it or jump to something else. We were first expecting 6.3", then 5.9", yet got an imperceptible increase to 5.7". (actually only .13" since the note 2 was 5.5 and the 3 is not even really 5.7) The screen does not appear any (outdoor-sunshine) brighter than Note 2 AND HAS BEEN SURPASSED by brighter screens. We were sorta hoping for "unbreakable" (flexible) glass, but we may not have gotten anything stronger. I am not convinced that "bottom" speakers are a significant improvement. HTC has set the bar with FRONT FACING - BEATS QUALITY speakers. And Nokia (Microsoft) proves that Xenon flash is possible, (and of course higher-megapixels). We had been primed for an IR-transmitter and possibly fingerprint security. OK, so we got some new S-pen apps, I was truly expecting more to match (beat) the competition and am disappointed. I personally am intrigued by the new ASUS announcements of 6" and 7" w/ FRONT FACING SPEAKERS. (wonder how bright the screen is and if Verizon will carry it ???) And I want an FM RADIO .....
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