Samsung - Galaxy Note 3
|Display Size||5.7-inch, 1080 x 1920 pixel display (386 ppi)|
|Display Type||Super AMOLED|
|Operating System||Android 4.3 (at launch)|
|Processor||LTE 2.3 GHz Quad-Core Processor - 3G 1.9 GHz Octa Core Processor ( A15 1.9 GHz + A7 1.3 GHz)|
|External Storage Specs||
|Main Camera (Back)||13MP|
|Secondary Camera (Front)||2MP|
|Height||151.2 mm (5.95 inches)|
|Width||79.2 mm (3.12 inches)|
|Depth||8.3 mm (0.33 inches)|
|Weight||168 g (5.93 oz)|
|Colors||Black, Pink, White|
|Supported Audio Formats||MP3, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA, AMR-NB/WB, Vorbis, FLAC, WAV|
|Supported Video Formats||H.264, MPEG-4, H.263, VC-1, WMV7, WMV8, Sorenson Spark, MP43, VP8, HEVC|
|In The Box||N/A|
Galaxy Note 4 vs. Galaxy Note 3 Spec Shootout
Move over Galaxy Note 3, because the Next Big Thing is already here. Samsung on Wednesday officially unveiled its next big flagship phone, and it just about improves on everything we loved about the Note 3. The design is better, the S Pen technology has been enhanced, and the screen is absolutely stunning, which is something we can always rely on with Samsung devices. While the Note 4...
Galaxy S5 Price Drop Coming This Week From Verizon, Report Says
If you're still eyeing the Galaxy S5 we've got some good news. According to a new report from Droid-Life the flagship Samsung phone will be getting a huge price drop from Verizon starting later this week. The carrier is also set to start offering the LG G3, G Watch and Xperia Z2 Tablet, though not necessarily at a discount. The big news, however, is the rumored Galaxy S5 price drop,...
Best Waterproof Cases for the Summer!
Summer is here, and there’s a good chance you’re already planning your next trip to the beach or the nearest swimming pool. Don’t let us stop you, but before you grab some sunscreen and head out the door you might want to consider gearing up with a waterproof case to protect your smartphone. We’ve all seen what happens when someone jumps into the pool with a device still in their pocket...
Top 5 Android Phones - April 2014
Wow, we had a busy winter and early spring, at least in terms of new Android phones. This year kicked off with CES 2014 in January, and was followed quickly by Mobile World Congress 2014 in February where we had our first look at the Galaxy S5. Then, in late March, we were introduced to the HTC One (M8). Smartphone makers certainly aren’t sitting still — who could expect them to? — and...
White House Considering Selfie Ban After Samsung Stunt
Samsung's selfie shenanigans may lead to a brand new White House policy. A senior advisor said the Korean company's marketing antics—people are most familiar with Ellen Degeneres's Oscars selfie—could ban selfies with the president after Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz took one with President Obama last week. The White House has a strict policy about using the President's likeness to...
Note 3 vs. Moto X - Mobile Madness
Our first grouping of match-ups of this year's Mobile Madness have concluded and we know which 8 devices will face each other in the next round. First up we have the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs. the Moto X. Personally I had these two devices as my favorites of 2013. Each one for different reasons. In fact I carried both phones around for quite a few months.
U.S. Cellular Rolls Out KitKat Update to Galaxy Note 3
Following some rumors the update was coming, U.S. Cellular is indeed rolling out Android 4.4.2 KitKat to its Galaxy Note 3 owners. Users of the Galaxy Note 3 on U.S. Cellular should be rejoicing as the KitKat update will bring many more features to their phones. Some of what you have to look forward to includes: Phone Dialer – The new phone app automatically prioritizes your contacts...
Samsung Allegedly Disables Third Party Galaxy Note 3 Accessories with KitKat Update
The Galaxy Note 3 finally received an official upgrade to Android 4.4 KitKat earlier this month, but it appears that the latest software update may come at a price. SamMobile reports that the upgrade Samsung recently began pushing out not only improves the software, it also blocks third-party accessories from syncing with the phablet. In an official statement to German tech blog ...
Rose Gold Galaxy Note 3 Confirmed as Verizon Exclusive
Samsung’s rose gold Galaxy Note 3 is finally headed to the U.S. as a Verizon exclusive. After weeks of speculation and leaks, the South Korean company confirmed today that device is headed to America’s largest carrier, though there’s no word yet on an official launch date or pricing. Under the hood, the Rose Gold Galaxy Note 3 is pretty much the same as the original model. The phablet...
Top 5 Android Smartphones, January 2014
It’s that time of the year again: when we bring you our quarterly report on the top 5 Android smartphones out on the market right now. The industry has been relatively quiet over the last few months though — at least in terms of new device launches — primarily because Mobile World Congress next month is the big show ground for the latest and greatest phones. While there are a few new...
Galaxy Note 3 Android 4.4 KitKat Upgrade Finally Begins
Almost three months after Google unveiled the latest version of Android, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3 is finally making the jump to 4.4 KitKat. SamMobile reports that the update first appeared earlier today in Poland, though it’s expected to expand globally in the near future. Samsung Galaxy Note 3 receiving Android 4.4.2 KitKat update – http://t.co/bBGfrezpmk pic.twitter.com/rE3uLcJFYD...
Galaxy Note 3 Wireless Charging Cover Now Available
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3 has been on the market for a few months now, but the company has been slow to release accessories for the device. Now, the smartphone’s Qi-compatible wireless charging cover is finally available. The “Charging S-View Flip Cover,” supports Samsung’s “S View” functionality, which was first introduced with the Galaxy S4. It allows you to answer a call or view...
Huge Security Threat Spotted in Samsung's KNOX Security Software
Samsung KNOX, the company's bid for the enterprise market with a promise of total smartphone security, may not be as safe as the South Korean tech titan claims. A team of Israeli researchers are pointing to a single hack that could compromise the software, The Wall Street Journal reports. The cyber-security team, working out of a university in southern Israel, claims the hack could...
Galaxy Note 3 Lite Rumored to Launch in Feb. 2014
Earlier this month a new rumor surfaced claiming Samsung was developing a cheaper Galaxy Note 3 “Lite” to launch early next year. Now a second report has arrived from ETNews suggesting the alleged device could hit the market as soon February 2014. The Korean site reiterates earlier claims that the “entry-level” Galaxy Note 3 will come equipped with an LCD display and an 8-megapixel...
Top Smartphones to Gift This Holiday Season
The holidays are upon us, which means it might be a nice time to surprise a loved one with a new smartphone. You don’t have to splurge too much if you don’t have a new upgrade, either, thanks to some affordable unlocked smartphones that have hit the market recently. If you do have an upgrade on your family plan, though, and you want to pick some of the best new smartphones, we have a...