Samsung has launched the Galaxy Note 3
in India for Rs. 49,900, and it will hit Indian retail shelves by September 25. The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will come preloaded with support for 11 regional Indian languages. The company is also offering an introductory offer for Vodafone users, whereby customers using Vodafone 2G services will get 2GB Internet per month free for two months. The South Korean major officially unveiled
the Galaxy Note 3 phablet at the sidelines of IFA 2013 in Berlin.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 comes with a 5.7-inch full-HD Super AMOLED display, but weighing at 168g and 8.33m wide, is both lighter and slimmer than its predecessor.
The Galaxy Note 3 is powered by 1.9GHz octa-core processor and a 3GB of RAM and a 13-megapixel rear camera alongside 2-megapixel front camera. It is powered by 3,200mAh battery and runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. The Galaxy Note 3 will be available in 32GB and 64GB variants, with the company doing away with the 16GB variant after controversy on the available storage with the Samsung Galaxy S4. Both variants come with support for up to 64GB of additional external storage.
Connectivity options on the Note 3 include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS/ GLONASS, NFC, Bluetooth v4.0 (LE), IR, and MHL 2.0. It comes with various sensors like Gesture, Accelerometer, Geo-magnetic, Gyroscope, Proximity, Barometer, Temperature & Humidity, and Hall Sensor. The company has also added features like the My Magazine, Scrapbook, Wake-up Command, S Finder, Advanced Multi Window, Samsung Smart Switch and Action Memo.
In pictures: Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 key specifications
- 5.7-inch full-HD display
- 2.3GHz quad-core processor or 1.9GHz octa-core processor
- 3GB RAM
- 32GB/ 64GB storage options
- 13-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front camera
- Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS/ GLONASS, NFC, Bluetooth v4.0 (LE), IR, MHL 2.0