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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to be slimmer and pack 3GB of RAM

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to be slimmer and pack 3GB of RAM

Further details of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 have emerged, ahead of the anticipated arrival of the phone-maker’s third-generation phablet in September.

According to Korean site Hankyung, the Note 3 will come packing 3GB of RAM, triple that of the original Galaxy Note.

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Combined with the quad-core processor that’s also mooted to be on board, either a Snapdragon 800 chipset or an Exynos 5 Octa, this ought to make for improved multi-tasking and slicker response to touch and stylus inputs.

A separate report from The Korean Economic Daily, discloses that the Note 3 will also be a trimmer bit of kit than its predecessor and ought to come in at 8mm thick and weigh a featherlight 183g.

By way of comparison, that’s 2mm thicker than its nearest rival, the mammoth 6.5-inch screen-toting Sony Xperia Z Ultra, which is surely at the very edge of the phablet/tablet divide. However, with Sony’s effort coming in at 222g, the Galaxy Note 3 is substantially lighter.

Earlier leaks from Samsung’s supply chain indicate that the Note 3’s spec sheet will take in a six-inch Super AMOLED HD screen, a 13-megapixel camera and version 4.2.2 of Android out of the box, augmented with some stylus-optimised tweaks and apps.

Samsung is expected to unveil the Note 3 on September 4th at a special press call on the eve of Berlin’s IFA tech get-together.

Sony’s Xperia Z Ultra, which also offers stylus support, is set to hit shop shelves around the same time, setting up an intriguing battle for your phablet dollar in the run up to Christmas.

Via:

GSM Arena

Sam Mobile

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