First 4 million units of Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to be powered by Snapdragon 800

With the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 nearing the launch date, a lot of important information regarding the device has started surfacing giving us insights to the internals of the device.


According to a published report in Korea, Samsung is currently facing issues with its Exynos 5 Octa processor due to which the company will have to use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 3. As per sources acquainted with the situation, the first 4 million units of the Galaxy Note 3 will have the Qualcomm processor under the hood while 20% to 30% of future production of the device will contain the Samsung Exynos 5420 Octa-core processor.

However, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 powered by the Samsung Exynos 5420 Octa-core processor would have just 3G connectivity, while the Snapdragon 800 powered device would have support for 4G LTE. In the meanwhile, the device is said to be available in multiple colours other than Black and White. The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is set to be unveiled in Berlin on September 4, just ahead of the IFA 2013.