The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is ready to replace most of your devices. Packed with tons of power and featuring a gorgeous 5.7-inch screen, it’s quickly become my smartphone of choice. Samsung’s newest – and biggest – smartphone raises two important questions. Do you need a tablet if you’ve got a phone the size of the Note 3? The answer is very simple: No, you don’t. But is the phone too big? I don’t think so, for a whole bunch of reasons. The web experience on a device this size is fantastic. Also, reading on this phone, like in the Kindle app, is incredible. The screen is big enough to read in a very comfortable way and I don’t have to make the type really large. Your enjoyment of the Note 3 comes down to how willing you are to carry around a phone this size. It fits perfectly in your breast pocket and isn’t a burden. And the fun part of carrying it like that? The phone becomes a pocket square for the 21st Century.
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.