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Samsung Galaxy Note III Review

Two years ago at a consumer electronics conference held in Berlin, Samsung took the stage and uncovered the introduction of booming smartphone genre starting with – Samsung Galaxy Note. The latest phone in the company’s series is the recently announced Samsung Galaxy Note 3.

The new 5.7-inch note comes with an S Pen stylus that is now more functional than ever. The Note lands right into the high-end smartphone department, packing hardware that can entice its customer in every possible way.

 

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Exciting Specs & Features of Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Check the stunning specifications of Samsung Galaxy Note 3!

Hardware

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 features a new design over its predecessor boasting a soft-touch back. With dimension of 151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm and weighing 168 grams, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is actually slimmer, thinner and 12 grams lighter than Note 2. It carries a 5.7 inch full HD and super display offering 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution with pixel density of 386 ppi.

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Samsung has taken a different approach for designing the exterior of the phone. The plastic back cover is supplanted with a matte leather finish, with stitching around the borders giving the impression of venerable notebook. It’s more comfortable, offers better grip and doesn’t leave fingerprints. There is a removable back cover, with 3,200 mAh battery along with 13 MP rear and 2 MP front- facing camera.

A volume rocker is placed on one side and a power key on another. The buttons present on Note 3 are all easy to feel and press with good tactile feedback. 

Software

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 comes with the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. It is encumbered with 1.9 GHz octa-core Exynos 5 Octa processor with a massive 3 GB RAM and internal storage of 32 GB along with micro SD support  making it the best smartphone Samsung has ever launched. There’s NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 and an IR LED for remote control functionality.

Another main addition to the Note is the new Action Command function – semi-circular menus that pops up and give you few quick options: Action memo, Scrapbook, Screen Write, S Finder and Pen Window.

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Action Memo fetches up a notepad interface. Anything Scribble automatically get save to your Notebook app. The Scrapbook gives you the chance to collect information, categorize it and save the metadata.

Then there’s the S Finder which is Note’s new search engine that will find anything on your Note. Finally there’s Pen Window – which lets you draw a window in your screen, then select a limited range of apps to use within that window.

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Furthermore, Samsung galaxy Note 3 comes with enhanced privacy and security protection provided by Samsung KNOX. It allows storing sensitive data inside a protected environment called “container”. The multi-window option allows user to run different function simultaneously making it a perfect match for users.When you read, the sensors detect eye movement, scrolling accordingly and pausing with the Smart Scroll and Smart Pause. 

S Pen

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S Pen is the area where Samsung did the most changes. The S Pen is an advanced digital stylus and is one of the prime stand-out features of the Galaxy Note 3. It’s is capable of detecting minute pressure, creating strokes of variable width as you write.

The tip of the stylus can be picked up even if it’s just hovering above the phone’s screen, resulting in more precise drawing and selections. The S Pen is long enough to be held, fits firmly in its slot and is comfortable in use. 

Camera

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is armed with a fabulous 13 MP primary camera with high CRI LED flash that ensure that click comes out great even in low light condition. With Image Stabilization, the pictures taken will be crisp and sharp, discounting shaky hands. The secondary 2 MP comes with smart stabilization.

The dual camera support lets you use both the camera simultaneously while recording and taking a picture. It captures precious moments in full HD mode.

Battery

The battery life of the new phablet is lot longer than expected. This is due to 3,200 mAh battery fitted in Note 3 which is around 100 mAh higher than its father. Another reason for its better life span is the Qualcomm chip called an envelope tracker which dynamically reduces the amount of power consumption as much as by 30 percent.

Conclusion

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To be honest, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is a much better variant of its predecessor not only in terms of features as well as in design that reflects its price.

 

About Zainil Dedhia

A commerce graduate by profession and a tech blogger by passion, Zainil likes to write about software giveaways, gadgets, social media etc.. He is one of the active partners @ Litabi!

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