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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (2013) review

Android OS v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8794
Adreno 330
3 GB / 16 GB
5.7 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
13 MP, 4128 x 3096 px, autofocus

Samsung announced the launch of the Galaxy Note 3 smartphone in 2013. The manufacturer is offering the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 phone with 5.7 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8794 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 comes with Android OS v4.3 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 3200 mAh battery. The 5.7 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (1080 x 1920 px). The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 specifications

BrandSamsung
NameGalaxy Note 3
ModelSM-N900
Release date2013

Body

The weight of Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is about 5.93 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Samsung phone are average (5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches).

Weight5.93 oz
Dimensions5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches
Colorsblack, merlot red, pink, rose gold black, rose gold white, white
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 comes with Android OS v4.3 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8794
CPUQuad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400
GPUAdreno 330

Display

The size of Galaxy Note 3 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.7 inches Super AMOLED display of Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.7 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (3 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM3 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Galaxy Note 3 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera2 MP
Main camera13 MP, 4128 x 3096 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Galaxy Note 3 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Galaxy Note 3 phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP, LE
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB host
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 3200 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Galaxy Note 3 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 3200 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Samsung phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, barometer, compass, gesture, gyroscope, humidity, proximity, temperature
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 3
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 / SM-N900

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