Samsung Reveals The Galaxy Note 3 With 4K Recording, USB 3.0, And Air Command Support

Posted Sep 5, 2013

At the IFA conference yesterday, Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 3 phone-tablet hybrid.  The Galaxy Note 3 is the successor to the Galaxy Note 2.  The Note 3 has a 5.7-inch screen, 1080p Super AMOLED display, 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, 13-megapixel rear-facing camera, and it comes with an S Pen.

The new system-on-chip comes paid with 3GB of RAM and the Adreno 330 graphics processing unit.  The Galaxy Note 3 supports UltraHD 4K video recording.

The Note 3 has a standard curved plastic chassis for the Note 3.  It also has a leather backing that houses a 3200mAh battery pack.  The Note 3 will be available in 32GB and 64GB variants on September 25th.

USB 3.0 Connectivity

The Note 3 is the first device in Samsung’s line of smartphones to support USB 3.0 connectivity.  This will allow users to transfer data between the Note 3 and USB 3.0-enabled computers a a fast rater rate of 900mA.  This is almost double the speed of USB 2.0.

Air Command

Samsung also added “Air Command” features to the device.  When you hover and click over the screen with the stylus, Air Command will show a circular menu that gives you quick access to Samsung’s pen apps like Screenwrite, Action Memo, Scrapbook, S Finder, and Pen Window.


The Note 3 will be available on September 25th in most of the world.  The device will be available later this year on AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon.

[Source: TechHive]