The newly announced Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has just gone up for pre-order on the Mobicity website with two variants of the popular device. Both devices come with 32GB of on-board storage and differ only in CPU type and 4G LTE compatability.
The first model of the Galaxy Note 3, the N9000, is the Samsung Exynos Octa-Core version running – 4x A15 1.9 GHz ＋ 4x A7 1.3 GHz in the ARM Big/Little arrangement. The N9000 is selling for available to pre-order for $899.95 + Shipping and is available in Black or White. It’s worth noting that the Exynos Octa-core version of the Galaxy Note 3 does not carry an LTE radio and will only work on the 3G/HSPA networks.
The second model is the Galaxy Note 3, N9005 is the 4G LTE version of the phone and comes with a Quad-Core 2.3GHz CPU – Strongly suspected but not confirmed yet, to be a Snapdragon 800 SOC – and while not confirmed on their website, should be compatible with the 4G LTE networks here in Australia. The N9005 is also being offered in Black and White for $899.95 + Shipping.
Both models will be available from the 25th of September to ship, which is when the global launch of the device is expected to take place. If you really want to get one of these you have a choice between waiting for the device to launch in Australia and purchase it outright from a carrier – none of whom has announced the outright pricing for the device – or pre-order from an importer.
Will you be pre-ordering the Galaxy Note 3 from Mobicity or waiting for them to come into carrier stores?