Korea gets Galaxy Note 3 Neo with faster quad-core processor
2.3GHz quad-core CPU for downsized Note 3 in Samsung's home market
Following launches in parts of Asia and Eastern Europe, Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 Neo has arrived in the company's home country of South Korea with slightly upgraded hardware. Whereas previous Note 3 Neo handsets have included lower-power quad or hexa-core processors, the Korean variant ships with a beefier 2.3GHz quad-core part — most likely a Snapdragon 800, based on the clock speed and the fact that it supports LTE-Advanced networks.
Aside from the upgraded CPU, Korea's Note 3 Neo featues the same 5.5-inch 720p HD SuperAMOLED display, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, an 8-megapixel camera and 3100mAh battery. It's also running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and Samsung's last-gen TouchWiz UI, not the redesigned, flattened version found on the Galaxy S5. And you get all the major S Pen stylus features from the full-size Note 3, including direct pen input and easy clip. The device is priced at 790,000 won ($736) and available now.
Source: Samsung (Korean), via: GSMArena
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But with 2 GB RAM, Touchwiz probably runs as slow as a 90 year old nursing home resident.
Sent from inside a cave. Yes, T-Mobile covers caves. N5
I have a Note 3 and trust me, that version of Touchwiz and 2 GB RAM will not be a good combination. There is a reason why Samsung puts 3 GB in the "real" Note 3.
(ZeroLemon 7000mA battery and ZeroShock Case)