It is no longer leaking, finally Samsung makes official the “lite” version of the Galaxy Note 3, terminal that will inherit the name Neo, nomenclature that Samsung will use in their smartphones with cropped features.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo becomes the input device from Samsung, the range might Note, that it welcomes a cousin of the Galaxy Note II updated for occasion.
Contained dimensions and updated hardware
As we say, the terminal is more comparable to the second Note that Note 3, although the design shares it with the latter, endorsing the last lines of Samsung design, with rear plastic that perfectly mimics the synthetic leather.
The screen is exactly the same model Note from 2012, with a SuperAMOLED panel of 5.5 inches and HD resolution 720 p. In addition, we will see that it also shares most of the hardware platform, with the exception of the chipset, of which there will be two versions as usual.
The first one is a model with 3G connectivity (HSPA + 21Mbps), will feature a chipset of unknown origin that has a four core processor at 1.6 GHz.
LTE + models ride however chipset hexa – core which had spoken on the leaks, and although Samsung has not specified it in an official way, surely we are before the new Samsung Exynos 5260 with Heterogeneous Multi-Processing (HMP), allowing us to use the six-core at the same time.
We speak of a chipset manufactured in big architecture. LITTLE, with dual-core Cortex-A15 running at 1.7 GHz with other quad-core Cortex-A7.
Obviously, they will not miss 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage expandable, and also we will miss full connectivity, set account with infrared, NFC, aGPS, Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi ports.
8-Megapixel, cameras are the main and 2 megapixel camera frontal, and the battery reaches a capacity of 3,100 mAh. All contained in a housing of 148,4 × 77,4 × 8,6 mm and 162.5 grams of weight.
S-Pen, the hallmark of a Note
As you might expect, in the case of a model Note, Samsung has not forgotten the S-Pen nor all of its advanced features, Although at the moment is not known if it will apply to 100 percent improvements included in Note 3-Galaxy.
Waiting for confirm included paragraphs, we can say that it is not a normal pointer, but specific Samsung designed with Wacom technology, and that we can take advantage of in applications S Note, Air Command, etc..
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo, availability and prices
We have a “mini” version of the Galaxy Note 3, but we continue to a device that belongs to the range more premium Samsung, so not expected a low price.
There is no official data, but it seems that Note 3 Neo will be available at the end of the first quarter to a recommended price has been estimated at about 599 euros free factory.
Jelly Bean will come with Android 4.3 and will be compatible with the Galaxy Gear clock, although we assume that you will soon have your update Android 4.4. We will be attentive to further you information as soon as Samsung release details.