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Galaxy Note 3 prototype allegedly spotted; phone “shipped in low quantities for R&D” report says
A prototype of the next Galaxy Note flagship handset has been spotted in the wild one publication says, while a different source claims that the device is shipping for R&D purposes.
From the looks of it, Sam Mobile and TechTastic handled the device shown in the images below, which is said to be a Galaxy Note 3 prototype. According to the first site, this isn’t the Galaxy Mega 6.3 “because of the corners, high resolution display and bezel.”
The device is apparently packing a Full HD screen, but S Pen functions have not been confirmed yet.
The second source says the handset has been “shipped in very low quantities for R&D purposes” – TechTastic’s report isn’t specifically talking about the device shown in the images in the following gallery though – and that it’s supposed to hit the BLUetooth SIG in the very near future. Apparently the handset has model number SM-N900, dropping a zero from the recently spotted SM-N9000 model number that was seen on a web page on Samsung’s website a few days ago.
The smartphone is rumored to pack a 5.99-inch Full HD display, a 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor with Adreno 330 GPU, 13-megapixel camera, LTE, 802.11ac, S Pen and Android 4.2.2 with TouchWiz on top.
TechTastic also says that it can confirm the Galaxy Camera 2 (EK-GN120) and the Galaxy S4 LTE-Advanced (SHV-E330S), two other products that are apparently in the works and rumored to arrive soon. Both devices have been seen in previous rumors.
While these reports seem legitimate, we’re still going to advise you to take everything with a grain of salt, as nothing is confirmed yet. We’ll be back with more details on the Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Camera 2 and Galaxy S4 LTE-Advanced as soon as we have them.
Let us know what device gets your blood boiling down below!