Rumors about the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Lite may now be more concrete as the device has now been discovered in a User Agent Profile.
The model number, SM-N7505, has already been connected with the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Lite, and was discovered in the UAProf with a few features, which we may see on the yet-to-be-confirmed device. Rumors suggest that the Galaxy Note 3 Lite will include an LCD display with a lower resolution than the original Galaxy Note 3. According to the UAProf, the Galaxy Note 3 Lite may feature a 720p display.
The Galaxy Note 3 Lite is expected to include a number of ‘Lite’ features in order to keep its retail price low. In addition to a low-resolution, likely LCD display, other rumors suggest the Galaxy Note 3 Lite will feature an 8-megapixel camera as well as a less powerful processor, less internal storage and less RAM than what is featured in the original Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
The original Galaxy Note 3 currently sells for about $300 with a two-year contract and about $700 off contract with most carriers. In comparison, Samsung’s other mid-range Phablet, the Samsung Galaxy Mega, sells for $150 with a two-year contact and just under $500 off contract.
As a newer device under the Galaxy Note line, it is likely, but not confirmed, that the Galaxy Note 3 Lite may be priced between these two devices. The Note 3 Lite would especially be marketed to customers who were interested in the original Galaxy Note 3, but were not enthusiastic about its exorbitant price.
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The UAProf also lists that the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Lite may feature the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system. Many hope that the Note 3 Lite will actually release with the more recent Android 4.4 KitKat; however, if the device releases before Samsung’s 2014 flagships, such as the rumored Galaxy S5, it is likely the device will in fact release with Android 4.3. Samsung notably has a pattern of releasing the most recent Android operating systems on its flagships before releasing them on its mid-range and low-end devices.
SamMobile first broke the news about the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Lite, announcing that the device would be unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in early 2014 and may hit markets between February and March. Other rumors propose that the Galaxy Note 3 Lite may be released in a green color variant.
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