The Galaxy Note 3 SIM card region lock is apparently a serious issue for many buyers, with Samsung yet to offer a clear explanation for this new policy. Furthermore, it looks like future Android 4.4 KitKat updates will bring the same region lock to older Galaxy handsets.
Android 4.3 for Galaxy S4, S3, Note 2 release windows confirmed by Samsung Canada and SFR France
During Samsung's press event at IFA the company announced that it is planning to roll out Android 4.3 for the Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S4 during October, however it failed to mention any of its plans for the Galaxy Note 2.
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