Samsung Mobile has managed to surprise all with the success of its
Galaxy Note series of smartphones. The company claims that it had
shipped more than five million units of its Samsung Galaxy Note II
phablet within two months of its launch.
wonder then that just six months after the launch of Samsung Galaxy
Note II, we have already started hearing rumours regarding its
successor. As per a news report in The Korea Times
, Samsung Galaxy Note
III will sport a 6.3-inch screen and will perhaps come with recently
announced Exynos 5 Octa processor. The report does not mention any other
details of the next generation galaxy note device.
This is in
line with an earlier report
from the same publication that had indicated the same display size, so
perhaps they are onto something with this.
Note II features a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED HD display and is powered by a
1.6GHz quad-core processor with 2GB of RAM. In the recent past, there
have been plenty of new products being launched in the phablet space
including the Huawei Ascend Mate, which sports a 6.1-inch IPS+ LCD
The Samsung Exynos 5 Octa
processor was recently unveiled by the company at the CES 2013. It is an
eight-core SoC that is expected to power tablets and high-end
smartphones. Samsung's next flagship device, the Galaxy S IV, is widely
expected to sport the same processor.
had unveiled its first phablet device, Galaxy Note at the IFA
conference in August 2011 and launched its successor in August 2012. It
is likely that Samsung is planning to launch the third version some time
later this year.