Galaxy Note 3 UK release, Phones 4U vs O2
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is a much-awaited Android smartphone and demand is likely to be high. Many readers may be just about to buy this handset and wondering which retailer or operator to get it from. We’ll give you some details of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 UK release from Phones 4U vs. O2.
To whet your appetite we’ll give you a quick rundown of some of the key specs of the Galaxy Note 3 that also offers the use of the S Pen stylus. It’s powered by a 2.3GHz quad-core processor, has a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 and 386 ppi, and 3GB of RAM.
The Note 3 also has a 13-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, a 3200 mAh battery and runs the latest Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system. The details we are giving you below are all for the 32GB internal (expandable via microSD) storage option.
We’ll begin with Phones 4u, which is offering the Galaxy Note 3 on EE, Vodafone, T-Mobile and Orange. On Orange for example, you can get the handset free on a plan priced at Â£47 per month for 2 years. For this you’ll get unlimited texts and minutes and 5GB of data. Alternatively if you pay Â£52 per month you’ll get 8GB of data.
On Vodafone you can get the handset free on a Vodafone Red plan costing Â£47 per month. This gets you unlimited texts and minutes and 4GB of data + 2GB Wi-Fi plus all the Internet you want for 3 months with Vodafone Data Test Drive. Alternatively you can pay Â£29 upfront followed by Â£48 per month for the 4G tariff with unlimited texts and minutes.
On EE if you pay Â£49.99 upfront and Â£41 monthly you’ll get the Superfast 4G tariff with unlimited texts and minutes and 2GB of data. With T-Mobile you can get the Full Monty Plan. This costs Â£179 upfront and Â£42 monthly for not only unlimited texts and minutes but also unlimited data. These are just a few of the plans available for new customers but upgrade plans are also available.
Moving on to purchasing the Galaxy Note 3 from O2. There are many tariffs available and one of the cheapest involves a 3G Airtime Plan that offers unlimited texts and minutes and 1GB of data for Â£17 monthly and Phone Plan where there’s no upfront payment and then payments of Â£25 monthly.
If you want 4GB of data the Airtime Plan costs Â£27 monthly and the phone plan is no upfront cost with payments of Â£25 per month. Alternatively if you pay Â£99.99 upfront then the monthly cost goes down to Â£20.
If you’re in an area that is covered by 4G then the Airtime Plan starts from Â£22 monthly for unlimited texts and minutes and 1GB of data and the Phone Plan is free upfront followed by monthly payments of Â£25.
Alternatively you can get an Airtime Plan with 5GB of data for Â£27 monthly and Phone Plan of no upfront cost and payments of Â£25 monthly. Paying Â£99.99 upfront takes the monthly cost down to Â£20 monthly or paying Â£359.99 upfront reduces the monthly cost to Â£10.
These are just a few of the many permutations available for different plans but there are plenty more to see at the following links and you can also view options for customers who are upgrading.
Are you intending to purchase the Samsung Galaxy Note 3? If so, will you be doing so from Phones 4u, O2, or maybe somewhere else? Let us know with your comments.