87
Engadget
Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
87

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 review (global edition)

The Note remains unchallenged in its category. Excellent battery life, a brilliant display and top performance make it an excellent all-rounder for those wanting a bigger device.

Pros
  • Beautiful 1080p display
  • Lightning-fast performance
  • New, genuinely useful S Pen apps
Cons
  • Still lacks high-end finish
  • Poor loudspeaker
  • Relatively expensive
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Scores

Engadget

87
 

User Reviews

90
chicosy
First thing's first, this is a BIG phone. It's PHABLET (phone/tablet). If you...read more
90
kassbb
I was honestly scared to migrate from an iPhone to a Samsung or android. I...read more
90
falleninsea
1st this is a huge phone. Its one of the larger one out there right now. So...read more
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8.6
Average Critic Score

Reception and call quality

8.2
 

Display

9.4
 

Battery life

8.4
 

Camera

8.5
 

Ease of use

7.3
 

Design and form factor

7.8
 

Portability (size / weight)

7.8
 

Media support

9.0
 

Durability

7.3
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

7.6
 

How It Stacks Up

88

Engadget

88
 

Critic

82
 

User

93
 
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80
 

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78
 

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Engadget

84
 

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81
 

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80
 
87

Engadget

87
 

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83
 

User

90
 
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