Phablet smartphones continue to grow in popularity as well as size. With a number of manufacturers releasing larger devices, the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 remains the market leader. The device has clocked up several million sales and achieved a great reputation as one of the most versatile devices on the market.
Obviously, the success of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has led to a lot of excitement and plenty of rumours about its follow up device. While the Galaxy Note 2 will certainly have some big shoes for its successor to fill, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is tipped to be one of Samsung's most advanced handsets to date. The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is believed to include an even bigger touchscreen measuring between 5.7 and 6 inches, 13 megapixel camera, S-Pen stylus, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset and Android Jellybean OS.
It is currently believed that the South Korean manufacturer
will officially announce the Galaxy Note 3 in Berlin this September, at the IFA
expo. In 2011 and 2012, Samsung used the same event to announce the original Galaxy
Note and the Galaxy Note 2 respectively. Recently, uSwitch has revealed an
exact date for the phone to be announced. The website reports that Samsung will
be holding a press-only Unpacked event at the IFA expo, where the Galaxy Note 3
will be officially unveiled for the first time. With speculation that the
handset will enter production in August, this leads us to believe that by Samsung
is planning to release the Galaxy Note 3 shortly after its debut. Visit our website to find out more about the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 unveiling, and Samsung Galaxy Note 2 price comparison.
While the Galaxy Note 3 is likely to cement Samsung's position as a market leader in the phablet niche, it is likely to face stiff competition from rival manufacturers. For example, Sony recently released its first phablet model, the impressive Xperia Z Ultra, and there are also rumours of the upcoming HTC One Max phablet, which is likely to be based on the company's HTC One flagship device.
More details regarding the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 are likely to be revealed in the weeks leading up to its announcement, so we will be sure to report back with the latest news.