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Old Dec 13, 2012, 10:26 AM   #1
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Arrow Galaxy Note 3 with 6.3-inch display reportedly in the works

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-575...-in-the-works/

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Old Dec 13, 2012, 10:29 AM   #2
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That's not it, by the way.
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 10:32 AM   #3
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Is that a tablet with phone capabilities or a phone with a tablet sized screen? Is a 10" screen device that can call/text a phablet? What about 8.9"? 7"?

If they wanted to confuse the meaning of the term "tablet," then it seems they're succeeding.
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 10:36 AM   #4
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6.3 inch! Wouldn't it be too big to use it as a phone?
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 10:36 AM   #5
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I'm in for one. After using a Note 2 for a month, I definitely can go larger.
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 11:19 AM   #6
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OMG! Stop the madness!!!
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 12:02 PM   #7
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That size would put it firmly into tablet territory. Even if true, I doubt it would replace the 5.5". I only want two things out of the note 3: improved screen resolution and the ability to move apps to sd. Leave the rest alone and it's an automatic buy for me.

That said, I hope Samsung goes for it. Ignore the peanut gallery and let the market decide what it wants.

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Old Dec 13, 2012, 12:38 PM   #8
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I will be definitely be buying the Note 3 if it also comes with a larger stock battery to maintain or improve the already good battery life. I want the larger screen that I can still pocket and 6.3 inches will be awesome.
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 12:40 PM   #9
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not sure who will hold those because this is insane. 6.3 is too much
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 12:44 PM   #10
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While I'm not a fan of "large" phones/phablets, I think 6.3" is overkill. I can barely understand 5".
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 12:45 PM   #11
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While I'm not a fan of "large" phones/phablets, I think 6.3" is overkill. I can barely understand 5".
Agreed, I don't like it either.
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 12:58 PM   #12
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I love my note 2 a lot but I think that any more would be too big.
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 01:22 PM   #13
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They should probably go 5.8" before they jump to 6.3"..
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 01:33 PM   #14
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It's obviously meant for a specific target audience.

Samsung is making distinct devices in each range. They should have a Galaxy S line that stays sub-5", a Note line that stays sub-6" and a Note X (I guess?) line that stays sub-7".

That would make sense to me. If each line bleeds into the size-range of the other, that'll be confusing.
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 02:23 PM   #15
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It's obviously meant for a specific target audience.

Samsung is making distinct devices in each range. They should have a Galaxy S line that stays sub-5", a Note line that stays sub-6" and a Note X (I guess?) line that stays sub-7".

That would make sense to me. If each line bleeds into the size-range of the other, that'll be confusing.
And in my opinion have better specs on their Galaxy S Mini line and keep that below 4.4".
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 02:46 PM   #16
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It's obviously meant for a specific target audience.

Samsung is making distinct devices in each range. They should have a Galaxy S line that stays sub-5", a Note line that stays sub-6" and a Note X (I guess?) line that stays sub-7".

That would make sense to me. If each line bleeds into the size-range of the other, that'll be confusing.
That would make sense, but isn't the Galaxy S4 slated to have a 5 inch screen? Seems the manufacturing process is only allowing for 5" 1080 displays at this point.
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 02:55 PM   #17
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That would make sense, but isn't the Galaxy S4 slated to have a 5 inch screen? Seems the manufacturing process is only allowing for 5" 1080 displays at this point.
Samsung manufactures its own displays, it can do things others can't since it is in much better shape than Sharp or LG.
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 02:59 PM   #18
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Samsung manufactures its own displays, it can do things others can't since it is in much better shape than Sharp or LG.
Right, but it's still rumored to have a 5" display.

http://phandroid.com/2012/11/20/samsung-galaxy-s4-rumors/
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That would make sense, but isn't the Galaxy S4 slated to have a 5 inch screen? Seems the manufacturing process is only allowing for 5" 1080 displays at this point.
I thought it was 4.99" and people were essentially calling it a 5 inch screen to keep things simple.

If the S series goes over 5" eventually, I guess they don't share the same ideas I do.
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I don't know how big your pockets are, but 6.3" is a ridiculous size for a phone. Frankly, if the thing is going to cover the entire half of my face then I don't want it.
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I don't know how big your pockets are, but 6.3" is a ridiculous size for a phone. Frankly, if the thing is going to cover the entire half of my face then I don't want it.
That's what she.. oh never mind.
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I don't know how big your pockets are, but 6.3" is a ridiculous size for a phone. Frankly, if the thing is going to cover the entire half of my face then I don't want it.
i think it will but just don't swallow it.
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 03:42 PM   #23
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I wouldn't trust Korea Times. Weren't they the ones who said Samsung is increasing the price of components for Apple?
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 04:45 PM   #24
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I love my note 2 a lot but I think that any more would be too big.
Agreed, same here.
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 04:49 PM   #25
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Why in the world would they do this...Totally ridiculous.

They already have the S3 at 4.8 to cover the 4"-5" market. Then the Note 2 to cover the 5"-6" market.

Leave the 6"+ market to the tablets...
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