The price of Note 3 could not be immediately known. The earlier version of the smartphone, Galaxy Note 2, is available for around Rs 37,000 in India.
     
"We will be launching Note 3 and Gear in 149 countries on September 25. In the US and Japan we will launch it in October," Samsung Electronics' Marketing manager David Park said on Tuesday.
     
A company official, who did not wished to be named, said the devices will be launched in India at the same time. The latest Note smartphone has slightly bigger 5.7 inch screen but is thinner and lighter than its previous version and comes with multiple new features.

"Samsung Galaxy Note 3 delivers a larger and better screen for the best viewing experience and more powerful multitasking, and introduces significant S Pen improvements," Samsung Electronics' CEO and President of IT and Mobile Division, JK Shin said.

Galaxy Note 3 specification

•    151.2mmx79.2mmx8.3mm

•    5.7-inch SuperAMOLED 1080p display with 368 ppi pixel density
•    2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, or 1.9GHz Samsung Exynos Octacore depending on market
•    Android 4.3
•    13 megapixel rear camera, 2 megapixel front camera
•    3GB RAM
•    32 or 64GB storage
•    MicroSDXC card storage expansion
•    Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11ac, LTE Category 4
•    3,200 mAh battery
•    LED/IR combo

Samsung incorporated a 13 megapixel rear camera in its Note series product. With this device Samsung has also attempted to grab pie in business from enterprises.
     
The company has incorporated Samsung Knox option in the phone which users can activate to run and store security-sensitive applications and data inside a protected folder, named 'container' by Samsung.

The Galaxy Note 3 has featue that will allow users to disable the phone when it is stolen or lost as well as remotely track or erase the data from lost phones.
     
Samsung will also provide accessories with cover designs for Note 3. The smartphone will come in three basic colors - Black, white and Pink, the cover design would range from colors like magenta plum to orange to coffee beans among others.
     
Galaxy Note 3 will be available in 32GB or 64GB internal storage along with an additional microSD card slot option.

JPN/Agencies