Samsung officially announces Galaxy Note 3

An exciting news to the phablet lovers! Samsung has taken the wraps off its most notable phablet, the Galaxy Notes 3, which Samsung says is lighter and slimmer than previous Notes while featuring more superior specifications. The new device will launch on September 25th in more than 140 countries around the world.

“We introduced the original GALAXY Note in 2011 and launched a whole new smart device category. The undeniable success of the GALAXY Note strengthened our conviction that consumers want higher quality features for smart devices and they want those new features to make their lives better,” said JK Shin, CEO and President of IT & Mobile Division at Samsung Electronics. “Samsung GALAXY Note 3 is a powerful, original approach that enables users to tell the stories of their lives through dynamic and seamless expressions of their passions across work, play and life experiences. With a simple click of the S Pen button, users can unlock opportunities for self-expression, features that transform everyday activities into extraordinary events and access to new experiences delivered to them on Note 3′s larger screen.”

The new Galaxy Note 3 stretches past the dimensions of its predecessor with a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED screen (vs 5.5-inches), 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 or 1.9GHz Exynos Octa CPU, 3GB RAM, weighs 168 grams. Samsung delivers a new premium look and feel on its latest phablet’s design by adding a soft and textured-touch back cover and delicate stitching. Samsung GALAXY Note 3 will be available in Jet Black, Classic White and Blush Pink. On the inside, the Note 3′s been imbued with a 3,200mAh cell.  The rear camera is of the 13-megapixel variety and packs optical image stabilization for HD video recording.

The Note 3 comes pre-loaded with Knox, the company’s secure BYOD solution, support for super-fast LTE Category 4, runs Android 4.3 and touts integration with the just announced Galaxy Gear smartwatch. As for its release date, Shin did confirm that it will ship in 32GB and 64GB versions globally beginning on September 25th, and in October for the US and Japan.