Samsung has reportedly abandoned the metal design and flexible screen for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will greatly resemble the Samsung Galaxy S4, say SamMobile sources, and will do away with the rumoured flexible display and metal body.
A metal body had been reportedly on the cards for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 prototypes, but has been sidelined due to issues with getting the device out on time.
It isn’t known why Samsung has abandoned its plans to introduce a flexible display for the Galaxy Note 3, perhaps also due to production timing issues.
Any mention of an official Samsung Galaxy Note 3 release date is still in the wind, but when it does launch, consumers can expect to see the smartphone looks like a supersized, stylus wielding version of the Samsung Galaxy S4.
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Rumours
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is rumoured to sport a reduced bezel, plastic casing and shape similar to the Samsung Galaxy S4. Tipped to play host to a 5.99-inch Full HD AMOLED display, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will include a digitiser that allows it to function with the stylus.
The Note 3 could add an inch to the Samsung flagship’s screen, which could make it a little large for the average user’s hand. The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has a 5.5-inch screen, while the original Samsung Galaxy Note handset had a screen size of 5.3-inches.
The Samsung Galaxy Note will add an inch to the Samsung flagship’s screen, but add the Samsung S Pen stylus that made the Galaxy Note range a success.
Reportedly packing the eight-core processor missing in the UK edition of the Samsung Galaxy S4, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 could have a 13-megapixel camera in the rear and 2-megapixels up front.
Running the latest version of Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, the Galaxy Note 3 will have Samsung’s TouchWiz UI with the new features showcased by the Samsung Galaxy S4.
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