The official price of Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 Neo is higher than the price of the original Note 3 in Germany

Samsung today announced the upcoming release of its Galaxy Note 3 Neo in Germany. Of course, the Note 3 Neo isn’t available anywhere in the world at the moment, but it will be starting later this month. Germany will get the device this month, too, and Samsung says that its suggested retail price there is “579 Euro”, meaning about $796.

The original Galaxy Note 3, launched in September last year, can be purchased in Germany for as low as 500 - 520 Euro. So buying a Note 3 Neo for €579 certainly doesn’t make sense, since the original Note 3 bests the new device in all aspects.

Anyway, we should note that usually the market price of a handset is lower than its suggested price. Even so, it looks like the Note 3 Neo will sit right next to its bigger and better brethren when it comes to pricing.

To get an idea of how the new device fares against the slightly older (but better) one, you can check out our Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs. Note 3 Neo comparison.

source: Samsung Germany (translated)

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Galaxy Note 3 Neo
  • Display 5.5" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 5 Hexa, Hexa-core, 1700 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3100 mAh(18h 3G talk time)

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22 Comments

1. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

So, what is this Note 3 "Neo" thing all about? I thought it was supposed to be cheaper since it has lower specs than the original Note 3, Samsung thinks we consumers are stupid.

9. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

Somebody at Samsung is very drunk or high. I'm really dissapointed. I really thought that Neo would be good device for good price. Luckily, Germans are wise people, so I think that this will fail.

12. jcdz89

Posts: 78; Member since: Mar 01, 2013

Yeah they should learn from few failures..meanwhile really hope sgs 5 will be a worthy successor

14. __0__

Posts: 242; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Has samsung went full retard ? Why do this product exist in the first place ? They already have a midrange note with similar specs , the note 2 !! Now they want to charge this more than the big note 3 ? Not to mention that green is horrible

15. UglyFrank

Posts: 2193; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

It is more powerful than the S4

16. __0__

Posts: 242; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

No it isnt

20. SuperMaoriBro

Posts: 533; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

PA is comparing rrp of Neo with current market price of note3. Would be better if PA compared rrp of both so we can actually see how Samsung have positioned it price wise. As PA stated market price is usually lower than rrp so calm down.

2. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

Samsung... Come here so I can slap you...

3. babalove

Posts: 23; Member since: Dec 30, 2013

the note 3 neo more expensive than the original note 3? not even a baby will come up with such a bad idea. its a fail

4. androiphone20

Posts: 1654; Member since: Jul 10, 2013

I wouldn't be too quick to judge on the price, I think these "neo" variants are going to come with a little higher price bracket for a reason

8. Väliaikainen unregistered

And what would the reason be? Because it's a bit newer model, and has more letters in the name? Yeah probably because of that...

13. kobainez

Posts: 454; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

I smell sammy fanboy around here. Defending somesong without good reason

5. williamdroid

Posts: 125; Member since: Jan 19, 2014

Samsung's version of the 5C fiasco lol

6. Cyberchum

Posts: 1039; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

They just wanted to pull a 5C of their own.

18. Topcat488

Posts: 1415; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

Samsung is copying Apple 5C fail products, they must have their copy machine on automatic... Yep, Note 3 Neo = iphone 5C... Hahaha Copysung! FAIL. O.o

7. Andrewtst

Posts: 696; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

If Note 3 Neo is higher price than Note 3. SAMSUNG you are seriously got problem!

10. Sandyago

Posts: 14; Member since: Nov 25, 2013

Hope it worth the price

11. power_x

Posts: 264; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

That's why aliens won't talk to us

17. B-power

Posts: 258; Member since: Feb 22, 2014

The same thing here in Holland.

19. flynfree

Posts: 374; Member since: Jun 09, 2013

Since i used phone with dual front speaker, I did not interested to upgrade to the new one. Hope Samsung will going that trend in the near future.

21. FairandJustice

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 22, 2014

I can't help but think this was a gritty move by samsung.. sigh....

22. skyline88

Posts: 697; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

current price in my country: Note 3 32GB LTE: 620 USD market, 700 USD rrp Note 2 16GB 3G: 450 USD market, 520 USD rrp its totally insane to have Note 3 Neo priced higher than Note 3.

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