Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3 arrives in stores this Friday, where customers can decide if the large handset with digital inking is worth the purchase. Now in its third iteration, the Galaxy Note line has defined the category of a stylus-enabled phone. Based on using a Note 3 for the past week, it’s surely better than its predecessors, but will it and its $299 (with contract) price appeal to a widespread audience?
Hardware: A potent package
Make no mistake about it: The 5.7-inch display makes the Note 3 a large phone, measuring in at 151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 millimeters (5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches). Here’s a size comparison of the Note 3 with a Galaxy S 4, Moto X and iPhone(s aapl) 5.
Like the Galaxy S4, however, Samsung has done a great job fitting a big screen into as little a phone as possible; there’s very little bezel around…
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