How can a traveller use this phone if it is region locked?
I think I'll switch to LG or Sony.
Bye now Samsung... I wish you luck...
nimz, 05 Oct 2013Amazing phone. Have used note 2 for almost 10months and decided to uograde due to camera and b... moreSamsung which I trust for updates will release updates for camera to speed it up.They listen and fix things..I liked it when they said we listen to customers and kept home button,removeable battery and micro-sd slot.Still never owned Note but will try one soon ,I would love Note Mini.
Raker, 05 Oct 2013After it is confirmed that note 3 is cheating on benchmark gsm arena should re-review it with ... moreSamsung says that the note 3 increases the CPU & GPU frequencies for intensive operations such as games and benchmarking... Don't see what the issue is with that? Personally it makes perfect sense and is just another reason why the Note 3 is the best phone available.
Amazing phone. Have used note 2 for almost 10months and decided to uograde due to camera and batt n android 4.3 seriously love it. Caera slower than the galaxy note 2.
one more important info to all, better to go N9005 which is quad core 2.3Ghz because in octacore 3G version N9000 the overheating issue arises because of 8 cores working. Better quad core krait. Cheerrs and enjoy note 3.
Hi can any note 3 user can please help me how to get rid of knox from your notification bar. Thank you in advance
My personal opinion is,that Samsung is the leader,the Numero Uno in the mobile phone technology.They rule the mobile world every year,with the newest software features,that you find in the Note series,and the S4 ,for example.But this "Region locked" phones idea,is a brutal fiasco.Many people will choose another manufacturer.Especially,who travels a lot.Who will buy a 800 USD phone,if he or she is not able to use it in another Continent?!?Who has this idiot idea at Samsung?!?They will loose a lot of money.
Raju , 05 Oct 2013hello friends my z1 quadrant score is 21673. Raaj from India Hi raj.....r u having problem in playing avi format video in note 3......my frnd bought ths phn n his note3 is not supporting avi format video whereas d same video is playing smoothly in note 2.....plz tell me ur experience wth this......m also frm india n using d note3 3g version.....plz tell me if any other user having same problem wth note3.......ur review will be appreciable. As m also planing to buy ths phone...thnks
i still prefer my motorola d520 http://www.gsmarena.com/motorola_d520-83.php
or my nokia 1100 http://www.gsmarena.com/nokia_1100-512.php playing Snake II and Space Impact ... your mega AMOLED display of 999 inch have a snake 2 or space impact?? lol haha
Anonymous, 05 Oct 2013Kind Sir,
I wont argue with you because my experience with Note 3 tells me what I wrote wor... moreDear Sir,
Thank you for relaying your first hand experience with the Note 3.
I am glad to hear that the region unlocking worked for you just as Samsung had said it would, however it doesn't seem to be working for many, many others who also purchased units in the UK.
So far Samsung have been unable to provide a reason as to why it is not working.
The interesting thing is that so far most of the reports I have seen of this process NOT working seem to come from people trying to use SIMS from countries where region locked Note 3s are sold - the USA, Europe, Russia and the Middle East.
In South East Asia I believe that the Note 3 is not sold region locked. I wonder if that is something to do with it.
Anyway, Samsung have made a rod for their own back with this region locking nonsense. I wanted to buy the Note 3 but now I will wait and see since I travel a lot.
manoj, 05 Oct 2013Dear users, is the galaxy gear compatible with s4? Someone reply please.not yet but samsung will release an update in order to make the gear work with s3 and s4
After it is confirmed that note 3 is cheating on benchmark gsm arena should re-review it with real benchmark
I experienced first hand with this phone for sometimes a couple of hours before. I owned the first to model before, so i am excited to try this phone. The feel and touch is better than the 2 old models. No lag while exploring the apps drawer and setting. But then, i found out something wrong when goes into the gallery. The rotation when switching the phone from potrait to landscape take almost 5 second before it rotate. Clearing the ram and killing the apps doesnt do any better. Its a draw back for me to buy this phone. Other than that, this phone is just So AWESOME. Anybody experienced this, i love you to share with me in this site or email me, firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you and Bye bye..
Feelin Great.. Just Updated From Galaxy Note II To Note 3... Really ! Great Features.. Long Lasting Battery Back Up & Wonderful Features Of S Pen.. Great Job By Samsung...
F01, 05 Oct 2013Dear Informed Guy,
This has been tested by many people and it has been found NOT to work so... moreKind Sir,
I wont argue with you because my experience with Note 3 tells me what I wrote works... Maybe I got lucky? maybe a specific country's SIM card used to initialize note 3 can unlock a certain region but not the others?
I dont know why it wont work for others but I can use my Note 3 that I bought and initialized in UK here in the Philippines
Anonymous, 05 Oct 2013another misinformed guy...
to unlock "Region Locked" phones you have to insert a ... moreDear Informed Guy,
This has been tested by many people and it has been found NOT to work so far.
Bolo, 05 Oct 2013No way for 'region locked' mobile phone ... Samsung sorry my money goes to different vendor now.another misinformed guy...
to unlock "Region Locked" phones you have to insert a SIM card from the country you bought the phone from at the first time you turn the phone on. after that you can insert SIM cards from any country/carrier you wish (you can even use SIM cards from Mars)