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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Confirmed To Have Plastic Casing

News   •   May 20, 2013 14:10 BST

Back in 2011, Samsung released the original Samsung Galaxy Note. The device was the first smartphone to combine features of a smartphone with the larger screen of a tablet, spawning the phablet niche. Samsung remains a market leader in this category, thanks to this device and its 2012 follow up, the Galaxy Note 2.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 remains one of the most popular smartphone models on the market and no doubt among the most versatile. With its massive 5.5 inch super AMOLED display, 1.6 GHz quad-core processor, Android Jellybean operating system, 8 megapixel camera and S-Pen stylus, it is easy to see why the phones continues to be so popular. In fact, after being on the market for less than a month, several million units of the Galaxy Note 2 had been sold.

Currently, the South Korea based manufacturer is continuing to hit the headlines due to the recent launch its latest flagship Android phone, the Galaxy S4. However, Samsung is also gearing up to launch a number of other smartphone models throughout this year. Phones Review has recently reported that Samsung executives have official commented on the Galaxy Note 3 which has been rumoured for several months. The follow-up to the Galaxy Note 2 is set to be unveiled at the IFA show in Berlin, Germany which begins in early September. They also commented on the screen of the device and confirmed that it will measure 5.9 inches and utilises OLED technology. Visit our website for the latest news on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and compare Samsung Galaxy Note 2 deals.

For quite a while, there have been rumours that the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will sport an aluminium casing, following the success of metal smartphone models like the Apple iPhone 5 and HTC One. However, Samsung executives have revealed that this will not be the case, and the Galaxy Note 3 will indeed sport a plastic casing, with a similar design to the Galaxy S4, of course with larger measurements.

Would you have preferred the Galaxy Note 3 to have a metal case, or do you think a plastic construction is just as good? Leave a comment to let us know your thoughts.