Samsung Galaxy Note 3 manual schematics leak, point to previously unknown specs

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 manual schematics leak, point to previously unknown specs
Well, well, well – what do we have here! A tipster for Dutch SIMOnly Radar has sent in two pictures of, purportedly, the manual schematics of a device with a model number SM-N900 – what we now know to be the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 3. It's worth noting that schematics like these ones have leaked in the past, giving us an advanced peek at what turned out to be the Galaxy S3, so we do have some (more than usual, anyway) reason to believe their authenticity. Regardless, this is still, strictly speaking, unofficial.

Disclaimers aside, if you've been paying attention the last few months, the rumor mill has spurned out most of the (alleged) specs for Samsung's upcoming phablet – and those are mostly reaffirmed by this new intel, with two noteworthy exceptions: the Galaxy Note 3's 13MP shooter will come equipped with a Xenon Flash and a dedicated camera button.

The rest of the specs regurgitate much of what we already think we know: a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display with two variants in terms of the processor – one with an Exynos 5 Octa processor and one with Qualcomm's latest and greatest – a quad-core 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800. As expected, the design remains largely unchanged as you can see, reproducing the cues of previous models.

Without further ado, head for the gallery and see it for yourself!

UPDATE: We've added a concept drawing to the gallery that surfaced a while back. Like the schematics next to it, this one is also of unverified origin, however what's interesting is that it also has a dedicated camera button, although the placement of the Flash is directly underneath the lens, unlike the schematic. It may turn out that what we were looking at, all along, was indeed a real prototype drawing of the upcoming phablet, but parts of it got scrapped on the way?!

source: SIMOnly Radar via

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Galaxy Note3
  • 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


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