For more than one month now, Samsung fans have been waiting to hear exactly what features and specifications they can expect when the already popular Galaxy Note 3 shows up in stores. The company is very good at keeping secrets up until the last minute and it was all speculation up to that point this time around as well. Samsung was going to reveal the device this past week and it did with much excitement from the public. The Galaxy Note 3 was finally announced and now it is a matter of time before it arrives at the major mobile carriers in the United States after its first stop overseas. An overseas release is typical in the smartphone game and consumers here in the United States are fine with it for the most part.
The Galaxy Note 3 comes with a 5.7-inch display, which is just a little larger than the Galaxy Note 2, but smaller than what consumers had expected based on all of the rumors that were flying around the web leading up to the announcement. The device is thinner and lighter than the Note 2, measuring just 8.3mm thick. The super fast, quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor will be included with the hardware and that gives the Galaxy Note 3 one of the fastest processors on the market today being clocked at 2.3GHz. The RAM is calculated at a full 3GB, which is more than enough to keep things moving smoothly during any multitasking you might be doing. The 3,200mAh battery will provide at least 10 hours of continuous usage depending on what you are up to with the device.
The Gear is powered by Android, just like your main device and is the perfect size so that it does not feel like a large clunky accessory that you are not going to want to wear. The display is completely touch based without any physical buttons and allows users to get through the options very quickly. You can swipe to your contacts and make a phone call, check how many steps you did today with the built in pedometer, or simply just check the current time. The clock has options that can be setup to show appointments, the weather or just the time. Swiping down on the small display will turn on the camera that is built into the strap of the device, allowing users to take photos or short, 10-second video clips. The Gear does not have to be connected to any device and can be used alone. The Gear is expected to be available at various retailers and might only be priced around $300. The Gear smartwatch is also expected to be available in October.