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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 specs leaked?
by Jonathan Morris 29/4/2013
Product: Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Manufacturer: Samsung
Format: Android
Could the photo below be the new Galaxy Note 3 from Samsung?

It's hard to tell, but it all seems rather plausible given the lack of any ridiculous specifications or claims.

However, if you feared the Galaxy Note 3 would be evolutionary rather than revolutionary, it seems you could be pleasantly surprised.

According to rumours, Samsung will be using the Note 3 to launch its latest plastic OLED display, which is significantly thinner than other screens. And that will either allow for a thinner Note or a bigger battery (or some combination of the two).

The battery life on the Note 2 was already pretty good, but we'll always take any more improvements on offer.

Furthermore, the new Note 3, which will have a 5.99-inch 1080p screen, will also get the octo-core processor that we didn't end up seeing in the LTE-equipped Galaxy S4 on sale in most of Europe.

Based on ARM's big.LITTLE concept, the Exynos 5410 processor has two quad-core processors on a single chip that switch seamlessly from one to the other, depending on demand or your chosen power profile.

This means the Note 3 can either run at lightning speed using four A15 cores clocked at 2GHz or drop to four A7 cores at a more modest 1.2GHz - saving valuable battery life in the process.

While there's no news on the camera, or whether the Note 3 might be the first Samsung phone to get a construction from metal instead of plastic, MyDrivers.com claims the phablet will come with 3GB of RAM, Android Jelly Bean (4.2), and 32GB of internal storage - plus a memory card slot.

We'd add that we're sure LTE support will be in there too, as Samsung will have plenty of time to get it working with its octo-core platform between now and its expected announcement at IFA this September.
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