KOREAN PHONE MAKER Samsung has sent out its IFA invitations, and they all but confirm that the Galaxy Note 3 will appear at this year's German technology show.
Samsung's IFA invitation pictured above arrived in our inbox on Monday afternoon, telling us to "Note the date" of Samsung's 4 September press conference alongside a trio of Samsung Unpacked images. This is our biggest clue yet that Samsung will announce its next generation Galaxy Note smartphone, the Galaxy Note 3 at the Berlin technology show, just as speculation had suggested.
That's not all that we've managed to guess from the invitation, either. We're going to guess that the black and white colour scheme hints that, much like the Galaxy S4, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will be available in black and white models. The scribbled images likely are a reference of the device's built-in doodling features too, and the boxy layout of the invitation could be a clue that the device will feature split-screen multitasking capabilities.
There have been plenty of rumours about the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. If the rumours are accurate, Samsung's third generation phablet will feature a 5.7in screen, powered by a Samsung eight-core Exynos 5 processor with 3GB of RAM. There's also talk that the handset will feature an "advanced" 13MP rear-facing camera, Google's Android 4.3 mobile operating system and, of course, a stylus.
It looks like the Galaxy Note 3 will face some competition when it comes to market, though, with HTC reportedly planning to launch the 5.9in HTC One Max smartphone.
The INQUIRER will be attending Samsung's IFA keynote next month, so check back for all of the latest. µ
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