Remember the hullabaloo with the Samsung Galaxy S4 processor? The non-LTE model had the Exynos 5 Octa while the LTE-compatible version rocked the Snapdragon 600. ‘Cept in South Korea where they got LTE and Exynos. Oh, and not forgetting the LTE-A Snapdragon 800 model. Sigh.
Sounds like it’ll be a similar story with the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 when it drops in September, with the gargantuan phone rocking at least two different processors.
A Netherlands-based site called SIM Only Radar claims to have received a couple of sketches of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
One particular sketch reveals a bunch of Samsung Galaxy Note 3 specs, including a 5.7in Super AMOLED display (0.2in larger than the Samsung Galaxy Note 2), and a 13MP rear camera with 1080p video support.
Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 processor is listed as both Exynos Cortex A15 and Snapdragon 800. But hey, at least we’re talking about the top-of-the-range Snapdragon 800 as opposed to the 600.
It’s not that far-fetched a notion considering the confusion with the Samsung Galaxy S4, though it’s worth pointing out that the spec sheet contains a bizarre typo in the form of “Andriod”. Hmm.
In any case, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will almost certainly launch at IFA (like its predecessors), with the 2013 Berlin-based event getting underway in early September. Less than two months to go…