Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is a high-end cellphone launched in 2013, packed with an extremely powerful 2300 megahertz Quad-Core CPU, a really big 5.7-inches touch-screen, and 2 cameras, a 13 mega-pixels back camera and a 2 MP front side camera.

This cellphone comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 system chip, including an extremely powerful Quad-Core processor ticking at 2300 MHz with a huge 3 GB of RAM memory. Graphic rendering generally uses lots of CPU time, so this phone has an extra 450 MHz Adreno 330 GPU to help handle those graphic tasks. The Note 3 has a large 64 GB internal memory and an SD card slot, enough to store hundreds of applications and even the heaviest games available nowadays without worrying about running out of space.

This cellphone is slim and good-looking, being just 0.33 inches thick. This cellphone is quite a compact device, taking into account that it features a 5.7 inches screen and it only has 5.95 inches long and 3.12" wide. Samsung has made a very good job making this device as lightweight as 5.93 oz. Samsung made this cellphone in three color options, black, pink and white.

This cellphone is equipped with two cameras, a 13 mega-pixels back side camera and a 2 MP front side camera. Although it's 13 mega-pixels may appear amazing the back side camera has a very little 0.326797-inches sensor it takes darker photographs than you would expect. The Note 3 also films videos in 4K 3840x2160 at 30 frames per second, and slow-motion videos in 1280x720 (HD) at 120 frames per second (4 times slower than reality). Additionally, this device's camera also features a lot of interesting characteristics like auto-focus, flash, fast burst mode, digital image stabilization, face detection shooting, smile detection shooting, HDR mode and geo tagging.

Samsung equipped this phone with a great 5.7 inches display, and a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) resolution, which makes it impossible to even distinguish the pixels taking part of the display. Its display uses Super AMOLED capacitive technology, and can detect multi touch gestures.

This cellphone uses a 3200 mAh huge Li-Ion battery providing the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 an impressive battery life. According to Samsung, this phone has an aproximate 25 hs talk time and a 528 hs stand by time.

This cellphone has WiFi connection (and it can be shared with other devices around, as a mobile hotspot), 4G (LTE) fast internet connection and also HSPA+ internet connection, that is a slower 4G network and the fastest 3G internet connection, supported by HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS and EDGE technologies. This cellphone uses 2 Micro SIM cards so it is able to work with 2 different carriers or phone lines in the same phone and it can connect using both GSM and CDMA carriers.

The Note 3 also comes with a great numbre of cool characteristics like Wireless charging compatibility, NFC (to trigger actions, transfer data or make payments by holding your cellphone close to another NFC device or tag), Infrared Port, Bluetooth (enables communication with other bluetooth phones, computers and accessories) and GPS Geolocation, and lots of sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer and Compass.

Samsung sells this phone for 265 dollars, similar to other similar devices. If you want this device mostly for internet broswing and social networks, are looking for a cellphone to play tons of games, will use it as a work cellphone or are an amateur photographer, this phone is probably a very good choice .

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Device Type:Phone
Operating System (OS):Android 5.0, 4.4.4, 4.4, 4.3
Variant:Dual SIM
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Product code:N9002
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:$ 265.00


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:Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Processor:Krait 400 (Quad-Core 2300 MHz)
RAM Memory:3 GB (800 MHz)
Graphics Processor:Adreno 330 (450 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:528 hours
Talk Time:25 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
Dual SIM:Yes
LTE (4G) Bands:700 (band 17), 800 (band 18), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2)
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