Samsung had recently announced Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Samsung Galaxy Gear – An Android Smartwatch. Galaxy Note 3 & Galaxy Gear smartwatch will start retailing on September 25th, 2013 worldwide for the price tag of $699 & $299 respectively. However certain providers will launch Galaxy Note 3 at their own specific dates, just like Sprint, who is going to reveal Note 3 for their customers on 4th October for $300 most probably. There are also rumors that Samsung will be releasing a limited version of Galaxy Note 3 which will possess flexible display and premium metal chassis. Galaxy Note 3 is equipped with Snapdragon 800 & Exynos 5 Octa CPUs having two different variants namely N9005 and N9000 respectively.
Hardware Specs of Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Quadcore CPU clocked at 2.4Ghz with 3GB of RAM is going to be a super hit for Galaxy Note 3. The device will offer stunning performance and with its huge 5.7 inches full HD display, users will be enjoying it like nothing else. The display is powered by Super AMOLED capacitive touch with 386 ppi pixels density. Accompanied with S-Pen to be used as stylus. Metal body and leather back of Galaxy Note 3 delivers the premium look and feel of the device. Galaxy Note 3 just weighs at 168g and 8.33m wide which is again much improved than its predecessor Galaxy Note 2. There will be support for LTE connectivity on supported networks. MicroSIM has to be used with Galaxy Note 3. It comes preloaded with either 32 or 64GB storage in addition to external microSD card slot.
WiFi a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi hotspot and WiFi Direct support will further enhance the wireless connectivity experience. Bluetooth v4.0 for fastest Bluetooth transfers. For the first time users will have an option of microUSB 3.0 port that is super fast in terms of data transfer. GPS connectivity will always help you in offline GPS navigation. On the camera side, you won’t be disappointed at all, since Galaxy Note 3 offers 13 mega pixels of whooping rear camera and 2.0mp of front video calling camera, which are similar to Samsung Galaxy S4. Depending on the variant of Galaxy Note 3, it will have two famous graphics processing units: Adreno 330 for N9005 & Mali-T628 MP6 for N9000 that are capable of handling super awesome multimedia and HD gaming. 3200 mAh battery will accompany Galaxy Note 3 for superior battery life and performance.
Software Specs of Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Galaxy Note 3 comes pre-loaded with Android Jelly Bean 4.3, which is upgradable to Android KitKat 4.4 and any future versions. Definitely Samsung’s TouchWiz UI will be on the top of Android OS to offer Samsung’s customized user experience. However you are free to choose any custom launcher for Android to change the look and feel of your Galaxy Note 3 or simply flash the custom ROM. Camera of Galaxy Note 3 has been customized with many different software technologies like Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization, panorama and HDR. Samsung has also improved the multi-window multi-tasking feature and allows you to use more than 1 app on the same screen.
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 + Galaxy Gear Official Hands On Video
Galaxy Gear smartwatch offers 1.63 inches of AMOLED display have a resolution of 320×320 pixels, its a smartwatch with a camera, speaker & microphone, that can only be paired by Samsung’s Android smartphones. Samsung is currently working to release the software updates for its Android devices to add-up the sync support for its Galaxy Gear smartwatch. Galaxy Gear has a 800Mhz of CPU, 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage. Camera is 1.9 mega pixels with BSI sensor support and there’s a 315 mAh battery to support Galaxy Gear. Camera of smartwatch supports 720p recording and playback. In addition to that Samsung has added top notch apps that can be synced with other Samsung Android smartphones. Galaxy Gear costs $299 and will be available from September 25th, 2013 on-wards. Are you planning to buy Galaxy Gear smartwatch in addition to Galaxy Note 3? Your feedback will be appreciated.