Samsung has formally announced the Galaxy Note 3 Neo which will be avaialble in Europe region, starting off with Poland. Samsung’s idea of the Neo series is to let consumers enjoy features of the flagship devices with slightly less powerful hardware. With the same interest, the Galaxy Note 3 Neo bundles along the S Pen stylus. Samsung has not announced the availability and pricing for the Galaxy Note 3 Neo as yet.
Samsung aims to deliver the budget friendly versions of its top devices with the Neo moniker added to the corresponding model name. Samsung has quietly launched the Galaxy Note 3 Neo in Poland but kept it low profile about the processor inside. The Galaxy Note 3 Neo will be offered in two versions – 3G and 4G.
The 3G version comes with quad-core 1.6 GHz mobile processor – the model of the processor was not revealed. The LTE network supporting Note 3 Neo packs a hexa-core mobile processor which comprises of 1.7 GHz dual Cortex-A15 cores and 1.3 GHz quad Cortex-A7 crammed. Both versions feature a 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED touchscreen display with 1280×720 pixel resolution. Samsung has equipped both models with 2 GB RAM and offers 16 GB on-board storage space with memory slot.
At the rear, the Galaxy Note 3 Neo flaunts a 8 megapixel camera with BSI sensor. This camera offers autofocus and is coupled with LED flash. Touting zero shutter lag, the camera also includes Smart stabilisation to help reduce the handshake moments. One can record full HD (1080p) videos with this camera which also comes with several shooting modes for the user’s bliss. In the front lies a 2 megapixel BSI sensor clad camera for full HD video calls. The native hardware is capable enough to play full 1080p HD video smoothly.
The Galaxy Note 3 Neo bundling S Pen offer support for the Air Command to expand the menu options of the stylus. Other software side improvements include Easy Clip for slicing out an image using stylus. Multi-Window view for multi-tasking and Notebook UX features trotting S Note are also there in the handset.
Samsung has packed a 3100 mAh battery to power the Galaxy Note 3 Neo. Clearly, the Galaxy Note 3 Neo is slightly underpowered than the Galaxy Note 3.