Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is a breath-taking phone launched in 2013, equipped with an enormous 5.7" screen, a very fast Octa-Core processor (as a matter of fact they are really a Quad-Core ticking at 1.9 GHz and an extra Quad-Core clocking at 1300 MHz), and 2 cameras, a 13 MP back facing camera and a 2 megapixels front camera.

This cellphone has an amazing design, with a thickness of just 0.33". This device is a very compact phone, taking into consideration it presents a 5.7 inches display and it's only 5.95" long and 3.12" wide. Samsung did a very nice job making this phone as lightweight as 5.93 ounces. Samsung made this cellphoneavailable just in 3 colors: black, pink and white.

Samsung equipped this cellphone with a beautiful 5.7 inches screen, and a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) resolution, making everything look amazing. Its screen uses Super AMOLED capacitive technology, and can detect multiple fingers at the same time.

The Note 3 ships with a Samsung Exynos 5 Octa system chip, which holds a high speed Octa-Core processing unit (formed by a Quad-Core ticking at 1.9 GHz and an extra Quad-Core ticking at 1.3 gigahertz) and a huge 3 GB RAM. Graphic calculations often uses lots of CPU time, so the Note 3 has a 600 MHz ARM Mali-T628 MP6 GPU to help the processor with those tasks. This cellphone comes with an excellent 64 GB internal memory and a slot for an SD memory card, allowing the user to store hundreds of applications without having to worry about filling it.

This cellphone provides wifi connectivity (and it can share it with other devices as a mobile hotspot), 4G (LTE) high speed internet connection and also HSPA+ data connection, that is a lower speed 4G variation and the fastest 3G internet connection, using HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS and EDGE technologies. The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 works with a Micro SIM card to connect to GSM networks and it can connect to both GSM and CDMA carriers.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 features two cameras, a 13 mega-pixels back camera and a 2 MP front side camera. Whereas it's 13 mega-pixels might appear great the back camera sensor size is quite small which makes pictures have less details and worse lighting than you would expect. This phone can also shoot 4K 3840x2160 videos at 30 fps, and slow motion videos in (HD) (1280x720) at 120 frames per second. Additionally, the camera features a large number of useful features: flash, auto-focus, digital image stabilization, fast burst mode, smile detection shooting, face detection shooting, HDR mode and geo tagging.

This device packs a huge 3200 mAh Li-Ion removable battery that can keep this phone running for many hours and even reach the end of the day without charging it. According to Samsung, this phone has an aproximate stand by time of 490 hours and a talk time of 20 hs.

This cellphone also includes many useful characteristics as Wireless charging capability, NFC (to trigger actions, transfer data or make payments by holding your cellphone close to another NFC device or tag), Infrared Transmitter, Bluetooth (for communication with other bluetooth devices and accessories) and GPS Navigation, and plenty of sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer and Compass.

The Note 3 is a breath-taking cellphone priced around $ 245, quite close to other similar phones. The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is a very good choice for you if you want a social phone, will use this device to play lots of games, you love taking photographs or are looking for a phone for work.

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Device Type:Phone
Operating System (OS):Android 5.0, 4.4.4, 4.4, 4.3
Variant:3G Only
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Product code:SM-N9000
Dimensions:5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inchesMetric15.11 x 7.92 x 0.84 cmImperial
Weight:5.93 ouncesMetric168.11 gImperial
Colors:Black, Pink and White
Scratch Resistant Glass:Yes
Release date:2013-09-04
Price:$ 245.00


Screen Type:Super AMOLED (16M colors)
Size:5.7 inchesMetric14.5 cmImperial
Resolution:1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD)
Pixel density:386 pixels per inchMetric151.97 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:Capacitive, Multi-touch


Chipset:Samsung Exynos 5 Octa
Processor:ARM Cortex-A15 (Quad-Core 1900 MHz + Quad-Core 1300 MHz)
RAM Memory:3 GB (800 MHz)
Graphics Processor:ARM Mali-T628 MP6 (600 MHz)
Internal Memory:64 GB
SD Card Slot:microSD, microSDHC (up to 64 GB)


Battery type:Li-Ion
Capacity:3200 mAh
Wireless Charging:Yes
Stand-by Time:490 hours
Talk Time:20 hours


Back camera:13 megapixels
    Focal length:31mm (35mm equivalence)
    Sensor size:0.33 inches (1/3.06")
Front camera:2 megapixels
Max video resolution:3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K)
Max slow motion video:1280 x 720 (120 fps) (HD)
Camera features:Auto-Focus, Digital Image Stabilization, Face Detection Shooting, Fast Burst Mode, Geo Tagging, HDR Mode, Slow Motion Video (4 times slower) and Smile Detection Shooting


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Micro SIM
UMTS Bands:850, 900, 1900, 2100
GSM Bands:850, 900, 1800, 1900
CDMA Bands:800, 1900
Technologies:LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 4.0
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor