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For superphone nuts, this phablet is also turbo-charged across the board, with a more muscular processor, higher-resolution camera, oodles more RAM, and a (slightly) more capacious battery.
In addition to this display of hardware might, it's Samsung's ever-enhanced productivity tools that also separate this new Note from what came before. Clever additions make the stylus smarter than it's ever been.
Yet for bargain hunters hoping to scoop up a cheaper Note 2 when the Note 3 goes on sale, Samsung's gleaming spec list and S Pen innovations may not prove significant enough to command a premier price.