Samsung Galaxy Touch 3 Neo: Grew Up for the Touch

Bottom line: The Samsung Galaxy touch 3 neo shows in the test, that good XXL smartphones need to be expensive. Many features and a strong battery 3 neo bring the touch the display fails points, as compared to the big note 3 but less sharp.

Galaxy Note 3 Neo: Price And Display

The note family is born in the smaller format for the first time. The youngest member of the current Patriarch Note 3 is Samsung Galaxy 3 neo note. Due to reduced size and somewhat weaker equipment cost note 3 neo with around 300 euros significantly less than the big touch with currently 440 euro. The Bill offers 3 neo a 5.5-inch display, which dissolves in full HD, but with 1,280 x 720 pixels. The result is a quite passable pixel density of 266 PPI. We still make out individual pixels with the naked eye. In the laboratory, we measure good and typical values for a Samsung AMOLED by the Bank: 377,5 cd/m ² brightness are also in the frame as the color space.

Galaxy Note 3 Neo: Internet & Telephony

We test known as LTE Cat4, LTE + version. The maximum download speed calculated theoretically on 150 MBit / s. In practice, such speeds are not achieved in German networks, yet we find no delays beyond the usual loading times while surfing.

Well, also the Akkumessung surfing turns out: less than 8 hours the note lasts 3 neo nonstop. Boasts the 3,100 mAh powerful battery especially on the phone: we measure average strong 11:41 hours in the Dauertelefonieren. The voice quality of the note stays mostly 3 neo, only a few syllables are swallowed, or playback on mobile page fails to dull.

Galaxy Note 3 Neo: Hexa-Core & Android 4.3

Here at, the Samsung Galaxy touch 3 neo opts for the in-house Exynos 5260. The system with six CPU cores is composed of a dual-core with 1.7 GHz and a quad-core with 1.3 GHz clocking together. All six cores of Hexa-cores can work at the same time. The CPU offers but no high-end tempo: every now and then we have to be patient us a little when you open apps, camera, or other tasks. As we have hoped for more of a completely newly designed Exynos SoC.

The Galaxy note 3 neo used as operating system Android 4.3 and Samsung’s TouchWiz interface. As in the Galaxy note 3 engages the latter deep in the operating system and enables the use of the pen S stylus referred to. The command headquarters air command opens when pulling the PIN out of the housing and responds if the stylus is over the display still hovers. Prima: Samsung brings the complete software package of the grade 3 on the neo.

Galaxy Note 3 Neo: Dimensions & Weight

The Galaxy note 3 neo measures 147 x 77 x 10 mm. By comparison, the standard touch comes to 151 x 80 x 10 mm. The note 3 neo is significantly less, will bring 163 grams 5 grams of less weight also. We find design bonds especially with the removable battery cover: it is made from polycarbonate and comes in a chic leather look. See the cover for the microSIM and the separately available microSD memory card space. The internal memory contains about 12 GBytes in factory condition.

Galaxy Note 3 Neo: 8-Megapixel Camera

An 8-megapixel camera does note 3 neo their duty in the Galaxy. Apparently a measure, because there in the champions sometimes significantly more. But pixels are not everything: our fall during daylight hoursTest shots evenly bright out. Color and contrast are very good. Little surprising: In artificial light get photos to warm, but sharp and very high contrast. When lit, the neo provides evenly crisp and not too soft-winning shots. At night, we take pictures with the built-in LED flash. Sharpness and contrast suffer a little, but we seek the night shots in order. In addition, the shutter lag with only 0.58 seconds is very short.

Samsung Galaxy Touch 3 Neo: Alternative

It is located in the same price range Samsung Galaxy S4 the you off 310 euro receive. There are still plenty facilities: the 5-inch display is slightly, but significantly sharper. Thanks to full HD, it brings the S4 to over 440 pixels per inch. The battery life to be similar. Also, the S4 Gets the strong quad-core processor Snapdragon 800 as well as LTE Cat4 with up to 150 MBit/s since a small facelift Who holds the touch stylus pen for bells and whistles, is better served with the Galaxy S4.