After announcing the Galaxy Note 3 Neo towards the end of last month, Samsung has today launched the phablet at the Samsung Forum in Bali. This cheaper variant of the flagship Galaxy Note 3 is priced at Rs 40,900.
Compared to the Galaxy Note 3, the Galaxy Note 3 Neo is slightly shorter in length (148.8mm) and width (77.4mm), while retaining the same thickness, design language and the pleather back. It also retains the S-Pen with support for Air Command and Easy Clip features.
In terms of hardware, the device is powered by a hexa-core processor, which is essentially a group of two 1.7GHz Cortex A15 SoC and another group of four 1.3GHz quad-core Cortex A7 SoC.
Other features include a 5.5-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) Super AMOLED display, 2GB of RAM, 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and BSI sensor, 2-megapixel secondary camera at the front, 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 64GB using a microSD card and a 3,100mAh battery.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and GLONASS and on the software front, the phablet runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Samsung has also pre-loaded the device with apps like Samsung ChatON, Samsung Link, Screen Mirroring, S Voice, S Health, Group Play, Smart Scroll, Smart Pause, Air View, Story Album and S Translator among others.