Samsung Unpacked At IFA 2013

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IFA 2013 is the world’s largest consumer electronics show. It has taken place in Berlin since 1924, with over 200,000 visitors and exhibitors expected this year. Since 2011 Samsung has been announcing its Galaxy Note series of smartphones at the show. Often dubbed “phablets”, these large screened smartphones have carved out a pretty big niche for themselves. This year was no different. Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 3, along with a new companion smartwatch called the Samsung Galaxy Gear, and Samsung’s 2014 version of the Galaxy Note 10.1. Here are some takeaways from each product:


Galaxy Note 3

  • Available in Black, Pink, and White
  • Slimmer, Lighter, More Powerful
  • Stitched, Faux Leather Removable Back Casing
  • New Security Feature Called Samsung Knox
  • Faster and More Seamless LTE
  • Bigger 5.7″ Screen. Same Width As Before
  • Battery Life Improvements
  • New Redesigned S Pen
  • New Software Feature ‘Air Command’ Seems to be the Big Selling Point
  • Release Date: Sept 25th Worldwide, October in U.S.


Galaxy Gear

  • Companion Device to Samsung Galaxy Smartphones (Note 3, Note 2, GS4 and GS3)
  • Can Make Phone Calls or Send Texts Through Voice Control
  • 1.63″ Super AMOLED Screen
  • Memographer- Outside Facing Camera. Quick and Easy
  • Battery Life is 25+ hours
  • Released September 25th Worldwide


Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition

  • 7.9″ Millimeters Thick
  • 2560 X 1600 Display
  • Same Faux Leather Backing as Galaxy Note 3
  • 8 Megapixel Rear Camera. 2 Megapixel Front.
  • Brings All the Same Software Features as the Note 3
  • Available in Wifi, Wifi + 3G, and Wifi + LTE models
  • Available September 25th

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