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The Galaxy Note 3 release date is set for the first week of Sept.
The device will begin shipping in the 36th week of 2013 which falls between Sept. 2-8, according to a report from SamMobile.com.
The Galaxy Gear Samsung watch is expected to be unveiled on the same day as the Galaxy Note and that device will ship four weeks after the phablet, according to this same report.
The publication also stated that there could be week-long or two week delay for the Galaxy Note 3 depending on the region. It also stated that the device will not launch with 16GB of internal memory. The base model is set to come with 32GB. SamMobile has been a pretty reliable source for Samsung information in the past.
The Galaxy Note 3 specs were confirmed once again in a report that leaked earlier this week.
SamMobile revealed what the specs will be for two different models of the upcoming Note that are named SM-N900 and the SM-N9005.
The SM-N900 device will feature a 5.68-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display with 1920x1080 resolution, a 1.8GHz octa-core Exynos 5420 processor, ARM Mali-T628 MP6, a 13-megapixel camera, no LTE connectivity, microSD support, 16/32/64GB of storage, Android 4.3, JellyBean and a 3200mAh battery. The RAM for this version is unconfirmed at this time.
The SM-N9005 model will feature a 5.68-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display, 3GB RAM, a 13-megapixel camera, LTE connectivity, 16/32/64GB of storage, microSD support, Android 4.3, JellyBean and a 3200mAh battery.
Galaxy Note 3 models running Android 4.3 were spotted earlier this month. Variants of the device destined for the South Korean market were found on DLNA's certification website with Android 4.3 as the mentioned operating system. The variant codenames are SM-N900S, SM-N900K and SM-N900L. The three models will launch on SK Telecom, Korea Telecom and LG Uplus.