Samsung Galaxy Note 3 visits FCC wearing AT&T and Sprint bands

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 visits FCC wearing AT&T and Sprint bands
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has already been unveiled and two variants coming to the states have just visited the FCC. One model, the SM-N900A, visited the Feds containing support for AT&T's GSM. HSPA and LTE pipelines. The second unit, with the model number SM-N900R4, was appropriately dressed to connect with LTE signals from CDMA flavored carriers like Sprint, U.S. Cellular and some smaller regional operators.

So far, we know that the phablet will launch via AT&T on October 1st, via T-Mobile on October 2nd and Verizon on October 10th. If you're interested in winning a free Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and the companion Gear smartwatch, simply register your email address with T-Mobile before September 15th to be entered into a contest to win both devices.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is soon to have some more competition with the expected Elephant Man version of the HTC One, rumored to be called (rather uninspiring) the HTC One Max. And of course, Japanese OEM Sony has the largest screened smartphone in the industry with the 6.4 inch Sony Xperia Z Ultra, a device that has already launched. And a couple of camera centric phablets are apparently on the way with the Nokia Lumia 1520 expected to be introduced on September 26th. Three days before that, the OPPO N1 should be unveiled with its high-end snapper on board.

If you love big screens, the latter months of 2013 are going to be your time.

source: FCC (1), (2) via Engadget

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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. goojman

Posts: 56; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

I so can't wait for Note 3 to come to At&t!! I can feel her in my hands already!!

2. GeekMovement unregistered

So awesome. Sprint though, is really an apple fanboy. They always give iPhones the front page advertisements on their site even when it didn't release yet and awesome devices like the LG G2 gets a tiny space in the corner of their website even though it's been announced for a while and coming real soon. Same with the HTC One and the Galaxy S4 was advertised for just a little while. The iPhones are going to stay on Sprint's front page for a long time. Anyway, hoping that the Note 3 is good enough for sprint to put on their front page becuase it is indeed an awesome beast.

4. letgomyeggroll

Posts: 139; Member since: Jun 13, 2012

The manufacture pays for part of the advertisement.

5. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Sprint is in debt because of the iPhone. If I remember correctly, they paid over $20 billion to have it on their network. They have to do everything they can to make money back.

9. LordDavon

Posts: 156; Member since: Sep 19, 2011

+1 to you Sir! When you dig a huge hole around you, you'll use any dirt to get your a$$ out!

10. ZeroCide

Posts: 816; Member since: Jan 09, 2013

The real question is will sprint bring this out with all the others or will they be late to the party once again.

3. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

Take Note Apple!

6. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I see what you did there.

7. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

October 2nd can't come any faster. :(

8. Johnabis

Posts: 63; Member since: Feb 17, 2011

is the sprint note 3 model going to have Tri band LTE like the LG G2? I believe its 800mhz, 1900mhz and 2500mhz bands.

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