Samsung unveils 5.5-inch Galaxy Note 3 Neo, a smaller version of company’s flagship phablet [update]
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo, which was rumored last month as a lite version of the Galaxy Note 3, is now official. The smaller and more modest version of Samsung’s flagship phablet was unveiled this week on Samsung Poland website. The phone will go on sale globally, with the exception of the US and UK, later on this month; pricing, however, is yet to be announced. The Galaxy Note 3 Neo will be released in two versions, with 3G and LTE+ connectivity, both available in black, white and green color options.
Galaxy Note 3 Neo 3G and LTE+ – Differences
Both, 3G and LTE versions of the Galaxy Note 3 Neo are almost identical, except for data connectivity and the processor. The Galaxy Note 3 Neo 3G is powered by a 1.7 GHz dual-core A15 chip. The Galaxy Note 3 Neo LTE+, on the other hand, comes with a hexa-core processor with two 1.7 GHz A15 cores and four 1.3 GHz A7 cores. The processor aside, both versions are smaller than the original Note 3 and sport a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED screens. The displays are not only smaller but also have lower resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.
Both, the Galaxy Note 3 Neo 3G and LTE+ sport 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal memory and microSD slots for storage expansion, which is compatible with up to 64 GB cards. Other features include 8-megapixel rear cameras, 2-megapixel front-facing cameras, 3,100 mAh batteries, Wi-Fi, GPS navigation, GLONASS, NFC connectivity, Bluetooth, infrared and S Pen support.
The Galaxy Note 3 Neo will be launched with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean on board with a variety of apps including ChatON, WatchON, Link, Screen Mirroring, S Voice, S Health, Group Play, Smart Scroll, Smart Pause, Air View, Story Album, S Translator and more.
Update: The prices on the latest Samsung phablet goes official in Germany. The Samsung Galaxy Note 3G is priced at 499 euros, which is around $673 and 529 euros for LTE version, which is an equivalent of $713.
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