Samsung had done a grand job of keeping the design of the Galaxy Note 3 a secret, sending out test units with unfinished rectangular design, even though we expect the Galaxy Note 3 to be the typical shell design Samsung has brought to almost all Android devices.
This new leak shows the Galaxy Note 3 front panel again, this time in white. The front panel is not an image, but a leak render grabbed internally, showing the same type of design as the Galaxy S4.
The Galaxy Note 3 will come with the large home button and two capacitive keys, as we have seen on the Galaxy S and Galaxy Note series previously. The front facing camera will be on the smartphone as we expect, it will probably pack a 2MP sensor.
The leak doesn’t show us much we couldn’t guess, it is nice to see some confirmation on the design of the smartphone, although a radical redesign of the Galaxy Note 3 was never really suspected, considering the similarity on all smartphone designs from Samsung.
Inside the Galaxy Note 3 is where things get interesting, the phone is going to ship with the Snapdragon 800 CPU, 3GB of RAM, 32GB/64GB and 128GB storage options, microSD storage option, 3540mAh battery, WiFi a/b/g/n/ac, LTE, Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC.
As for the camera, Samsung will add a 13MP sensor with no optical image stabilisation. According to sources, Samsung could not get enough stock for the Galaxy Note 3 launch and decided to drop OIS, instead of having product shortages.
The Galaxy Note 3 will be coming to IFA 2013, this has been confirmed by a Samsung executive in an interview.