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Default Fm Radio in Note 3

No matter nowadays internet radio is being popular....no matter some people dont like built in (analogue) fm radio...
But many people STILL love their beloved in-built FM Radio very much...But????

Can anyone confirm that either of Note 3 varriant has Fm radio or not???

We all know nowadays samsung has started to drop built in FM radio like Galaxy S4 ...but after many people showed dissapointment ..samsung had to give clarification on it...but as far as Note 3 concerned some sites say there is fm radio while some say no
Even some sites say however both chip support fm radio, that Exynos varriant has FM Radio and SD varriant has no fm radio or vice versa

I am confused on this feature....weather it is present in note 3 or not

The question is not about usability or likeness of FM radio.....cuz many people Still missing FM radio in s4...everybody like/want more & more essential features in their devices
 
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Also would like to know this (some sites have changed the FM radio status to TBC - to be confirmed).

Yes, this should NOT turn into yet another discussion on FM radio vs Internet radio please. Every other premium (Android and Lumia) phones has an FM Radio, so Samsung should just add / enable it...
 
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The official press release doesn't list it, so I'd say that's a solid no:
http://www.samsungmobilepress.com/20...ALAXY-Note-3-1
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The official press release doesn't list it, so I'd say that's a solid no:
http://www.samsungmobilepress.com/20...ALAXY-Note-3-1
Thanx for the link, but the S3 has an FM radio, but they also did not mention it in the official announcement. Press statements don't contain all the features:
http://www.samsungmobilepress.com/20...ired-by-Nature
 
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Thread on same subject opened 2 days ago in "Galaxy Note 3 Q&A, Help & Troubleshooting" section: link

- The answer looks to be a no over there too
 
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Why have Samsung turned against the FM radio on their flagship devices?
 
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Why have Samsung turned against the FM radio on their flagship devices?
Apparently Samsung in Russia said this about the lack of an FM radio in the S4: "The flagship model of our products are focused on customers who use digital content"

Although I understand the difference between digital and analogue sound, I don't really care; I just sometimes want to listen to the radio without the cost/occasional unreliability/battery hogging of listening to a streamed data signal. I doubt I'm alone in this.

It looks like the multipurpose chipsets used today have FM capability, but are just not "wired up" for some reason. I doubt if money is an issue - most especially with a phone as expensive as a Note 3.

The S4 doesn't have an FM radio and Samsung have sold 10s of millions of them so this is hardly going to kill the company.

Sorry - I've just realised I haven't answered your question; I've no idea !
 
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Apparently Samsung in Russia said this about the lack of an FM radio in the S4: "The flagship model of our products are focused on customers who use digital content"
There is such thing as HD Radio that totally invalidates that "reason".
 
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I can confirm (according to a Dutch website) that the FM radio IS indeed implemented in the Note 3!!
See website: http://www.galaxyclub.nl/2013/09/sam...eeft-fm-radio/
It's in Dutch, sorry...

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I wish if there is no fm radio in note 3 then at least it should be supported by Spirit Fm after rooting (s4 doesnt support it )

Come on samsung !!!!

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