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4 Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Features We Can’t Live Without

As I headed to International CES last month, I needed a phone that would allow me to capture and share my experience while on the show floor.  Thankfully, Samsung stepped in with the Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear. That was over two months ago and I’ve had quiet some time to play with it  and discovered all it has to offer. I will share with you, my experience with the Samsung Galaxy Gear at a later time. For now , here are 4 Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Features We Can’t Live Without

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Screen Size – I know I might be in the minority here, but honestly when I first got the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 I was taken aback by the size. Keep in mind I traded in a 4.2″ screen for this beautiful  5.7-inch 1920 x 1080 Full HD Super AMOLED so yes it was a huge change for me. Thankfully, I fell in love pretty quick. I believe I was hesitant because I was use to using my phone with just one hand and I was afraid the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 would be too cumbersome to handle. Well I was wrong, by going into the main menu/control section, I was able to set it up for one handed use by re-sizing the screen.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Sketch Book

Freehand Sketch using the S-Pen and Galaxy Note 3 App – SketchBook for Galaxy

S Pen (Air Command Menu) – I’m a self proclaimed doodler and mediocre artist so this nifty pen has been getting a lot of use. Action memo and Pen Window are probably the two that I use the most, Oh yeah how can I forget the S Note. I normally keep a note pad in my bag so I can write down ideas or whatever comes to mind. The S Note lets me take notes and more, I can add  voice memos, images, video, and maps right into my notes. The S-pen keeps me on task and since I started using the Note 3, I’ve rediscovered my love for sketching. Using the sketchbook app with the S Pen, I let my inner Picasso have a go at it – Yes those are my drawings.

Samsung note 3 multiwindow

Multi Window is another great feature, that I am glad to have discovered. Its just like the name – it allows you to open two apps at once. Enable the multi-window function in main settings, press and hold the back key to show multi-window tray, then drag and drop your  icons into the main window and they will share the screen 50:50, its pretty neat. You can watch a video while reading email, or texting.

5 Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Features We Can't Live Without
Camera
  I can’t rave about my love for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 without giving its camera center stage. While working the show floor at CES, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 camera was initially my back up camera but it ended up being my go-to camera because of its ease of use and picture quality. As I explore the city at night, I had my trusty phone with me. The details were sharp, and the colors were vivid. The video recorder  is capable of recording Ultra HD at up to 3840×2160 resolution. Below is a video of booth babes dancing on the show floor at CES 2014. The Video was shot using the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 video camera.

There you have it 4 Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Features We Can’t Live Without of course there are many more awesome features on this device but for me. This 4 takes the cake.  Literally these 4 features makes my life easier and adds to the growing list of reasons why I heart my Samsung Galaxy Note 3.

Is there a feature on your smart phone you just can’t live without – if so please share

Kira is the founder of award-winning lifestyle blog focused on family, tech, fashion, beauty, food, fitness, and travel. Prior to launching The Afropolitan Mom, she was a marketing executive in the technology industry. She lives in the suburb of NJ with her husband and two kids. When she's not on carpool duty or scrolling through Insta, she spends time adding items to her shopping cart while binge-watching shows on Netflix!

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