Samsung is set to reveal its Samsung Galaxy Note 3, complete with a 5.9-inch display, this week – but only to US network operator AT&T.
According to Korea Times‘s sources (including an executive at Samsung’s main parts supplier),Samsung will show off a mock-up of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to high-ranking AT&T officials during a meeting in Suwon this week.
As the second largest network operator in the US and a major seller of Samsung devices, it’s easy to see why AT&T would merit such an early peek. However, the device they will be shown will not be a working one – it will simply show off the new phablet’s design, with none of the internal technology incorporated.
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 5.9-inch Display
The report also appears to support recent rumours that the Samsung Galaxy Note 3’s display would be a 5.9-inch model. For some time now, the weight of internet rumour has pointed towards an increase from the Samsung Galaxy Note 2‘s 5.5-inch display to a 6.3-inch example, but it appears as if a more modest increase is in order.
Apparently, the 6.3-inch display that Samsung is working on is for a later phablet device, which will apparently be a budget model. It will utilise an LCD panel rather than Samsung’s expensive AMOLED technology.
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