Samsung’s fans have something to cheer for today as the newest members of the Note family are now available for buy at more US retailers. The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is now up for grabs at Verizon, while the bigger Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition is hitting Best Buy and Amazon with WiFi-only connectivity.
You will pay $299.99 for the Verizon Galaxy Note 3 after you agree to sign a two-year contract, but you can also split the payment in monthly instalments of $29.31 with the Edge plan. In case you refuse to put your signature on a Verizon contract, the carrier will sell you the Note 3 at a full price of $699.99.
As a reminder, the Galaxy Note 3 comes with a 5.7-inch 1,080p Super AMOLED display and the mighty Snapdragon 800 chipset with quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 CPU, 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of storage expandable using micrSD cards, and a feature-packed 13 MP camera with 4K@30fps and 1080p@60fps video recording capabilities. Note 3 runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with TouchWiz interface whose software features go hand in hand with the S Pen stylus. Sammy’s new phablet is kept alive by a massive 3,200 mAh battery.
Now that the Galaxy Note 3 went live a Verizon, you will also be able to buy the Galaxy Gear smartwatch. Galaxy Gear is also priced $299.99, but unlike Note 3 there’s no contract involved. If you want 32 GB of storage without using the microSD card slot you will have to pay an extra $50.
In terms of technical specifications the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition brings a a 10.1-inch 2560×1600 Super Clear LCD screen, 16/32 GB of storage, microSD card slot, WiFi, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, IR blaster and an 8 MP rear-facing camera with full HD video recording support. Just like its 5.7-inch cousin, the Galaxy Note 10.1 packs Android 4.3 with S Pen-optimized software, also sharing the quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor.
Both Best Buy and Amazon will sell the white and black Galaxy Note 10. 2014 Edition, the latter retailer mentioning that the black model will not be available before October 12.
Are you in for any of the new Galaxy Note devices?