[Rumors] Samsung Developing 6.3-Inch GNote3; May Debut SGS4 at MWC 2013

Discussion in 'Android News' started by dgstorm, Dec 13, 2012.

  1. dgstorm
    Offline

    dgstorm Editor in Chief Staff Member Premium Member

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2010
    Messages:
    6,972
    Likes Received:
    1,257
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Austin, TX
    [​IMG]

    Apparently, the evolution of smartphones is now running backwards, at least in the size category. Originally, we had massive hand-held devices that eventually shrank down to tiny little phones that could slip easily in a shirt pocket. Now the hot craze seems to be shifting toward 5-Inch "phablet" style smartphones, and if today's rumors are accurate, that 5-inches is going to look pretty small. According to the latest intel, Samsung is prepping the next Galaxy Note device. Supposedly, the Galaxy Note 3 will be a 6.3-inch behemoth! This beast of a device will come with a full 1080p OLED and probably come with the usual host of high-end internals.

    While your head is still spinning from that odd news, we will share a couple more juicy tidbits from the rumor-mill. It's also possible we will see hints of the Samsung Galaxy S IV at Mobile World Congress in February of next year. Of course, we've heard this kind of stuff before with the rumored launch at CES in January. This was quickly debunked, and we suspect the same will be true for this rumor. It's worth repeating that the Galaxy series has grown big enough in reputation for Samsung to desire specific launch events for these devices from now on.

    Here's the last rumor of the bunch. Supposedly, Samsung may be prepping a 7-Inch Galaxy Note tablet. Of course, this almost makes you wonder if the first rumor and this third rumor are one in the same. Perhaps the 6.3-inch device is a tablet and not a phone, or perhaps it's a tablet with phone capabilities. For now, we are left to wonder, but of course we will keep you abreast of any new info that comes along.

    Source: Phandroid
  2. huskur
    Offline

    huskur Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2009
    Messages:
    1,869
    Likes Received:
    31
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Lower Delaware
    NICE!! I have always said I think my Nexus 7 would be a "perfect" size for a phone/phablet!!:biggrin:
  3. macpro88
    Offline

    macpro88 DF Super Moderator

    Joined:
    Feb 7, 2011
    Messages:
    1,400
    Likes Received:
    83
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Ohio
    Toooooooooooo BIG! When will it staaaahp!
  4. sweeeeet
    Offline

    sweeeeet Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2010
    Messages:
    8,304
    Likes Received:
    59
    Trophy Points:
    48
    I'll take a Preorder now

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using Tapatalk
  5. npro1464
    Offline

    npro1464 Member

    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2010
    Messages:
    409
    Likes Received:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    NJ
    Glad I got the GS3, if the Note III is going to be almost 7 inches the Galaxy SIV will be over 5. This is starting to get a little absurd. Though I love my S3 and wouldn't want to change a thing about it, 4 inch premium phones please. I've been saying this for years. The only one who produces them is Apple.
  6. Mfinchv1
    Offline

    Mfinchv1 New Member

    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2011
    Messages:
    42
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    wonder when motorola is gonna get it on this as well....next group of droids..)
  7. liftedplane
    Offline

    liftedplane Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2011
    Messages:
    1,139
    Likes Received:
    68
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Washington State
    next group of locked bootloader, droids with low ram and last years processor? sure I'm down for that. motorola really needs to step it up.
  8. soulpatch
    Offline

    soulpatch New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2010
    Messages:
    327
    Likes Received:
    9
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Downingtown, PA
    7 inches is tablet level. I could not imagine going larger then the note 2 for a phone but I would love a workmans galaxy tablet with better internals in a 7 inch size. A mix of the current galaxy tab and the nexus 7.

    4 inches is too small for a premium phone these days with all we do on them. I would not go below a 4.5 inch screen again...well until the screen is implanted onto my eye or on a contact as then it would only appear to be larger but would actually be tiny. I cant wait for the future. HA HA
  9. Tonik
    Offline

    Tonik Member

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2011
    Messages:
    555
    Likes Received:
    15
    Trophy Points:
    18
    When we stop buying them. It is all market driven. Me I am thrilled with the Note 2, but I think the Note 3 might be a big big also.
  10. Serpico
    Offline

    Serpico DF News Team Premium Member Premium Member

    Joined:
    May 18, 2010
    Messages:
    96
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Plano, TX
    I'm waiting for the Galaxy Note 32" myself...

    [​IMG]
  11. dgstorm
    Offline

    dgstorm Editor in Chief Staff Member Premium Member

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2010
    Messages:
    6,972
    Likes Received:
    1,257
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Austin, TX
    ^^. Lmao!
  12. johnomaz
    Offline

    johnomaz Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 12, 2010
    Messages:
    2,418
    Likes Received:
    226
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Location:
    Central Valley, California
    I had a Nexus 7 before I dropped and broke it. Loved it. It fit in my back pocket perfectly. It however is TOO big to be a phone. Get rid of its large bezel and just look at the screen size is still too big. If the SGS4 is 5 inches, they'll lose me as a customer. I love my SGS3's screen size.
  13. Rhino413
    Offline

    Rhino413 New Member

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2010
    Messages:
    204
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    well my 70 inch Sharp Aquos 1080p LED tv would make the perfect phone

    no more squinting to see the dial pad, Could dial it pillow on a stick, video chat/calls would be like a home theater experience I could then see every nasty nuance of someones face.
    no need for blue tooth as its speaker mode would be so loud you could talk from 100 feet away. not to mention the cool drugs for vertigo i would be taking
    and lastly I would have one massivly built arm from lugging that monster of goodness around I would surely have a second career in a freak show to help pay for the power bill to recharge its ungodly behemoth battery
    SO YES GO BIGGER!!!
Search tags for this page

gnote3

,
samsung gnote3