Just in case you missed the subtle hint dropped by Samsung in its ‘Note the Date’ press invite, or the confirmation given by one of its execs last week, the OEM is unveiling a new Android smartphone today called the Galaxy Note III.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has a faux-leather back, available in classic white, jet black and blush pink initially. The switchable back covers will come in nine different colors, including mint blue and oatmeal beige, however. These include an updated View Cover, which has a fairly large cut-out window for handling basic tasks.
The Galaxy Note 3 has an all-new S Pen, giving users the ability to write out phone numbers and access quick controls through an ‘Action Menu’.
Despite their large displays and monstrous form factors, the previous Galaxy Note handsets have been incredibly successful for Samsung. They’re second only to the Galaxy S series really, which is why it’s not at all surprising to see the Galaxy Note III here at IFA.
The rumors and leaks that usually follow such a high-profile device have been strangely absent this time around, although The Korea Times reported last December that it would sport a 6.3-inch display.
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