Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Release Date Looms: Rumor Suggests Device Coming To Three UK On Sept. 16

 @KukilBora
on August 31 2013 10:19 AM
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UK-based carrier Three UK is rumored to launch the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on Sept. 16, 12 days after its unveiling in Berlin, a new report says. Reuters

While Samsung (KRX:005935) is expected to unveil the new Galaxy Note 3 at a media event, scheduled to take place on Sept. 4 in Berlin, a new report has claimed that the device could land on Three UK on Sept. 16.

According to a leaked internal document from Three UK, obtained by Engadget from an anonymous source, the U.K.-based carrier will get the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on Sept. 16, almost two weeks after the handset’s expected unveiling.

The report comes hot on the heels of another report from SamMobile, which said that the South Korean tech giant would launch the Galaxy Note 3 on Sept. 27 in Taiwan, while the device would be up for pre-orders on Sept. 16. According to that report, Samsung could possibly release the Note 3 in other countries around the same time.

Coming back to the leaked Three UK document, the list included the Sony’s (NYSE:SNE) Xperia Z1, also known as Honami. According to it, the Xperia Z1 will also be announced on Sept. 4 and will be landing on the carrier on Sept. 24.

In addition to the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and the Sony Xperia Z1, the purported Three UK listing also showed that Nokia’s (NYSE:NOK) Lumia 1020 would be launched on the carrier on Sept. 25, while LG’s (KRX:066570) G2 smartphone would be arriving on Oct. 1.

If current rumors are to be believed, the Galaxy Note 3 will feature a 5.7-inch Full HD 1080p Super AMOLED display, 3GB of RAM, a 13-megapixel camera, 32/64GB storage capacity with a microSD slot, 3,200mAh battery and Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.

Rumors suggest that the 4G LTE version of the Galaxy Note 3 will be powered by a Snapdragon 800 CPU, clocking at 2.3GHz, and an Adreno 330 GPU. On the other hand, the 3G version of the Galaxy Note 3 could be powered by the Exynos 5420 octa-core processor and a ARM Mali-T628 MP6 GPU.

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