Phones Galaxy Note 3 with 6.3-inch display reportedly in the works

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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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    6.3 inch! Wouldn't it be too big to use it as a phone?
     
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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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    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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    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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    not sure who will hold those because this is insane. 6.3 is too much
     
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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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    Agreed, I don't like it either.
     
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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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    They should probably go 5.8" before they jump to 6.3"..
     
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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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    And in my opinion have better specs on their Galaxy S Mini line and keep that below 4.4".
     
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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.
     
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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.
     
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    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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    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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    That's what she.. oh never mind.
     
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    i think it will but just don't swallow it.
     
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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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    Agreed, same here.
     
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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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