Samsung is gearing up itself for a September 17 event when it will launch the Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear in India. It has already started pre-orders for the smartphone and smartwatch combo for Rs 2,000 and also for the flagship phablet alone for the same amount. But what it has not revealed is the price of any of them and that of Galaxy Note 3 has skipped on to the interweb. The Galaxy Note 3 will reportedly launched for Rs 47,990.
The Galaxy Note 3 has been listed on Saholic.com with a ‘Coming Soon’ status but upon inspecting the HTML source code for the same, it has come to light that the Note 3 will come with a sky high pricing of Rs 47,990. Seeing the fact that Samsung prices its products on the higher side of things at the time of launch, the mentioned pricing seems real enough but do take this bit of news with a pinch of salt.
Let us give you a recap of the specifications of the Note 3:
- Display: 5.7 inches with a full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The pixel density will stand at 386 pixels per inch
- Operating System: Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
- Processor: Exynos Octa core processor with a Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 unit and a quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 unit
- Camera: 13MP rear camera with a LED flash and 1080p recording@60fps
- RAM: 3GB
- Memory and Storage: It will come in 32GB and 64GB internal memory options with the option to expand it by another 64GB being made available as well. We believe only the 32GB variant will launch in India.
- Connectivity: 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC and GPS with A-GPS and IR blaster
- Battery: 3,200 mAh
- Colours: Black, White and Pink
The Galaxy Note 3 will be carrying on the legacy of the Note 2 in the country which is quite a popular device. It will face tough competition from the Xperia Z Ultra which was launched a while ago for Rs 44,999 but the same has seen a southward revision. The price of Rs 47,990 will see a revision in near future to let Samsung get the sales going.
17th September is not far away and we shall know all about the device and its pricing then. Till then, stay tuned to Gadgetronica for all the updates in the world of gadgets.