Rumours for a while now have suggested that Samsung would unveil the Galaxy Note III at IFA 2013 in Berlin in September. You can now add The Korea Herald to those who expect such an announcement. It is also the latest to suggest that Samsung will go with a slightly smaller 5.7-inch FHD display for the upcoming phablet.
Among the other expected specifications are a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC, 3GB of RAM, and a 13MP camera. It will also support LTE-A in those markets where it has been deployed. According to an unnamed industry official:
“Slower mobile connection speeds back then not only prevented the smartphone users from doing more on their devices but also held back the handheld makers from diversifying their products with different sizes,” the official said.
“The concept of the phablet can now be truly realized with the introduction of the LTE-A network and the apparent eagerness of handheld makers to answer the growing global demand for larger and more innovative mobile devices.”
At 5.7-inch, the Samsung Galaxy Note III will not be Samsung’s largest tablet; that honour will remain with the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 which the company announced in April.
Source : The Korea Herald