Samsung Galaxy Note III to have the same plastic fantastic body like the Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy Note III to have the same plastic fantastic body like the Galaxy S4
The upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note III will be built out of the same polycarbonate plastic that the Galaxy S4 is made of according to the latest insider rumors from SamMobile.

The disappointing news comes after we’ve previously heard the Galaxy S III won’t feature the futuristic flexible display we all hoped for. And now, after some rumors saying Samsung might adopt a metallic design for the next Galaxy Note phablet, those are shot down as well and it’d be plastic fantastic once again.

The Samsung Galaxy Note III will essentially follow the same design language like the Galaxy S4 with the same carbon patterned back.

Good news on the other hand is that the bezel on the Note III has allegedly been thinned out to become like the one on the S4.

Here is a quick rundown through the expected specifications for the third-generation phablet:

  • octa-core processor with quad-core 1.9GHz Cortex-A15 and quad-core 1.6GHz Cortex-A7
  • 13-megapixel rear camera
  • 2-megapixel front camera
  • up-to-date version of Android with Samsung TouchWiz 
  • 5.99” Full HD AMOLED display

source: SamMobile

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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)

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123 Comments

1. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

What the hell? Plastic? Come on Samsung, are you kidding me? But this is just a rumor, let's hope that this isn't true!

4. MCrapp

Posts: 318; Member since: Apr 07, 2013

You again! ?

8. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

You again? !

25. Trex95

Posts: 2362; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

Hhahah

43. oister85

Posts: 508; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

Are you a samsung user or sony?

44. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Sony.

51. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

That was funny Mcrap™

79. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

I don't care if the phone is plastic or not. Remember a HUGE phone like the GN III will be very heavy if it were to be made of metal. Metal weighs more than plastic. All I want is that octa core, 3GB of RAM, 13MP camera & the insane 5.99" 1080p FULL HD screen. The Samsung Galaxy S III, I am totally sold. Can't wait!

88. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

I am wondering how much RAM the Note III will ship with. I was a bit concerned when the GS IV shipped with only 2 Gb. I hope the Note III ships with at least 3 Gb of RAM. Otherwise, I think the rumored specs match up to what will ship.

98. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

I think it will have 3GB of RAM because the phone is HUGE compared to the Samsung Galaxy S IV. With all that realestate on the Samsung Galaxy Note III, maybe they should put 5GB of RAM. lol Nah for the next 2 to 3 years 3GB of RAM will be EPIC!!!

99. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Just realized I put the Samsung Galaxy S III instead of Samsung Galaxy Note III. lol

9. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

Although I am not a big fan plastic I don't understand how is plastic 'cheap' all of a sudden. I mean almost ALL phones (and by all I mean every other phone ever produced) except HTC One and iPhone 5 have plastic builds. Just because a certain device uses 'premium' material that doesn't mean another device which uses plastic is cheap all of a sudden. 'Premium feel' of a product should not be given a priority over its features and specs IMO

15. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

The problem is not the cheap or premium feel, the problem is the build quality, the build quality on Samsung phones are bad, I know I will get thumbs down for saying that, but this is the truth.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aB2wZET_SKs

17. SonyFindOneDroidple

Posts: 865; Member since: May 11, 2013

I dont agree, the build quality is acceptable.. the weight of the galaxy s4 is not acceptable that makes the phone feels cheap.. With the weight of note2, it feels premium..

20. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

It's your opinion, so I can't say anything.

18. MCrapp

Posts: 318; Member since: Apr 07, 2013

That's great! !When You drop HTC One speaker cover comse out!

23. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Oh, okay. :P

28. MCrapp

Posts: 318; Member since: Apr 07, 2013

Don't change posts so quickly?

30. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

This is a Samsung article, so nobody cares about how the speaker cover comes out on the HTC One. And, you failed.......xD

32. SonyFindOneDroidple

Posts: 865; Member since: May 11, 2013

+1 haha

35. MCrapp

Posts: 318; Member since: Apr 07, 2013

Yes I know! But you hate Samsung so why you post here your comments

36. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

I don't hate Samsung dude! I love every manufacturers! How many times do I need to say this?

39. MCrapp

Posts: 318; Member since: Apr 07, 2013

I'm not Dude Dude! ! I'm from Europe!

74. VJo003

Posts: 365; Member since: Mar 11, 2012

My sympathies!!!

40. SonyFindOneDroidple

Posts: 865; Member since: May 11, 2013

-1 Haha I read almost all your comments and you really hate samsung.. Thats how i perceived those comments. Have you changed already?

114. oldmandaddy

Posts: 64; Member since: May 01, 2010

you are very honest about it, Samsung is cheap build. The truth hurt those cheap cheap samsung fans. Let see how many thumb down from those cheapies.

29. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

The thing is GS4's display has extremely thin bezel (all sides) when compared to iPhone 5. That is one big disadvantage with all phones with big screen and thin bezel. If you compare GS4 with HTC One, in almost all videos you'll find that they stood next to each other. So its not about build quality or material but its how smartphones are evolving.

33. MCrapp

Posts: 318; Member since: Apr 07, 2013

And look at the HTC One and Nokia Bezels (I still have N73.N95 8gb and n85)

50. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Me2,,,™

31. nlbates66

Posts: 328; Member since: Aug 15, 2012

build quality is not determined by how quickly something smashes when I drop it.

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