Samsung has today officially announced the launch of much-talked Galaxy Note 3 for the Indian market at a press event held in New Delhi. According to the company, the smartphone is priced at 49,900, and will be available for purchase via Samsung stores and major online retailers as well as local retail stores starting September 25 this month in India. The company has already started taking pre-orders for the phone in the country.
Originally announced on September 4 in Berlin, Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is the successor of existing Galaxy Note 2 and is the first smartphone which includes 3GB of RAM.
It boasts 5.7-inch Full HD AMOLED display and is powered by latest Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS with Touchwiz UI. The Indian specific Samsung Galaxy Note 3 packs 1.9GHz Exynos 5 Octa processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB on-board storage, microSD support, and 3200 mAh battery. It also includes 13MP rear camera with BSI sensor, 2MP front camera with BSI sensor, IR blaster, NFC support and usual connectivity features including Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and GPS.
In addition, this next generation Galaxy Note 3 comes with enhanced Stylus support and 11 regional Indian languages support including Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya and Assamese.
Along with the other major software customization, the Galaxy Note 3 also includes a new app called My Magazine, that provides a personalized news, social media updates, entertainment and in-the-moment content experience.
According to the company, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 customers will get 2GB of free 3G/ 2G data free from Vodafone for two months.
This is not all. The Galaxy Note 3 buyers will get free stuff from a action called Content Gifts within Samsung apps. This section will go live on October 1 and will provide offers on wide range of services like NY Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bitcasa, Oxford Dictionary and Angry Birds Star Wars 2.
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