Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is a 2013 smartphone. It measures 151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm and weighs 168 g. It has a Super AMOLED display measuring 5.7" inches. The resolution is 1080 x 1920 and 386 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 2 MP. The main camera is Single with 13 MP.

It runs on Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 - N9005, N9002
Octa-core (4x1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & 4x1.3 GHz Cortex-A7) - N9000 CPU with 16/32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM memory. The battery is 3200 mAh.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 specs

General specs

Brand and model

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Release date

2013, September


151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm (5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 in)


168 g (5.93 oz)

Body build

Plastic body


Black, White, Pink, Merlot Red, Rose Gold Black, Rose Gold White


3200 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion

Battery life

Stand by time- Up to 420 h (3G)
Talking time- Up to 21 h (3G)

Approximate price420 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

5.7" inc

Screen area

89.6 cm2

Screen format

16:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

1080 x 1920 px

PPI /points per inch/

386 PPI

Screen protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

13 MP, Single

Camera specs

-13 MP, f/2.2, 31mm (standard), 1/3'', 1.12µm, AF


LED flash, panorama, HDR

Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (N9005, N9002)/ 1080p (N9000)
Front camera, selfie

2 MP, Single


2 MP, f/2.4, 27mm (wide)

Video 1080p@30fps


Operating system OS

Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to 4.4.2 (KitKat), upgradable to 5.0 (Lollipop)


- Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (28 nm)
- Exynos 5420 Octa (28 nm) - N9000

Processor CPU

- Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 - N9005, N9002
-Octa-core (4x1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & 4x1.3 GHz Cortex-A7) - N9000

Graphics processor GPU

- Adreno 330 - N9005, N9002
-Mali-T628 MP6 - N9000

External memory

microSD, up to 64 GB (dedicated slot)

Internal memory

16/32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM

Antutu 7 score 35250 (Rank 1025 of 2128)
GeekBench 5 Single Core 141 (Rank 1348 of 1569)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 467 (Rank 1403 of 1564)
GeekBench 4 Single Core 761 (Rank 449 of 987)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 1968 (Rank 593 of 984)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript2235
GeekBench 4 Battery829

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Micro-SIM
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB 3.0 (MHL 2 TV-out), USB Host
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Harmful irradiation

SAR EU - 0.29 W/kg (head)     0.36 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio No
Headphone jack Yes
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, temperature, humidity, gesture , Infrared port
- ANT+
-S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
-Air gestures
-Dropbox (50 GB cloud storage)
- Stylus
- Versions: N9000 (3G); N9005 (3G/LTE) Also known as Samsung Galaxy Note III; Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N9002 with dual-SIM card slots
Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on publicly available information and official specifications from Samsung. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should be aware that specifications are subject to change and updates from Samsung may not be reflected.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 was around 420 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2013, September.
The weight of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is 168 g.
The screen size of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is 5.7" inches.
The size of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is 151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm (HxWxD).

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