Samsung has announced a new version of its Note 3 smartphone, in the Note 3 Neo with stripped down specs and of course the price.
The display of the phone is trimmed by 0.2 inches to a 5.5″ Super AMOLED unit. The big bummer is the resolution, which is bumped down from 1080p to 720p HD. The design is inspired from the Note, however, with a leathery back.
Beneath, you will find a quad-core 1.6Ghz Cortex A7 processor. The special “LTE+” version will get a hexa-core processor though, consisting of a 1.7Ghz dual-core Cortex-A15 and a 1.3Ghz quad-core Cortex A7 processor. There will also be 2 GB worth RAM and 16 gigs of expandable storage.
Towards the back will be an 8 megapixel camera with 1080p video, down from the 13mp/4K combo of the Note 3. A 2 mp camera completes the mix. Battery capacity is set at 3,100 mAh.
Being a Note, the most important aspect of the phone is the S-Pen itself which, thankfully, isn’t forgotten.
Here are the specs of the phone:
- Android 4.3 Jelly Bean customized with TouchWiz UI
- 5.5″ Super AMOLED display with HD resolution
- 8.6mm thick
- Weight: 162.5g
- S-Pen functionality
- 1.6Ghz quad-core Cortex A7 processor
- 2 GB RAM with 16 GB expandable storage
- 8 megapixel rear-camera with 1080p Full HD video
- 2 mp front-facing camera
- NFC, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, microUSB 2.0, USB-OTG, IR Blaster, Bluetooth 4.0
- 3,100 mAh removable battery
The phone will be available in the coming few months. Pricing details are still undisclosed though.
The post Samsung Announces the Cheaper Version of the Note 3, with the Note 3 Neo appeared first on .