With the expected September 4 announcement looming over the horizon, the Internet is brimming with rumors and speculations regarding Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note III. Thanks to some leaked photos, we now have a first glimpse of the innards of Samsung‘s next Galaxy Note phablet.
While prototype photos leaked by C Technology don’t give much in the way of additional information, it is the first time that the public is treated to a look inside the device’s internals. The Galaxy Note 3 is speculated to have a 5.7-inch HD Super AMOLED display. It will also pack Qualcomm’s quad-core Snapdragon 800, giving it clock speeds of up to 2.3 GHz.
Other anticipated features coming from leaks include a 13 MP camera with Xenon Flash and a possible dedicated camera button. The Galaxy Note III is expected to come with 3 GB of RAM and Android 4.2.2, although it is hoped that, with the announcement of Android 4.3, an upgraded will be made available soon after its release. There has also been talk of improved S Pen functionality though details on that are scarce.
The photo leak comes at the heels of the confirmation that Samsung has upgraded it’s current Note phablet, the Galaxy Note II. Released only in China, the new Galaxy Note II will be housing a Snapdragon 600 to support China Mobile’s networks. Unfortunately, there is no word about the worldwide availability of this new model and will probably only be limited to China considering that the Galaxy Note III will soon be released.