For the New Galaxy Note, USB 3 is the Magic Number


With all the news coming from it’s big event yesterday, Samsung glazed over the importance of one new feature of its Galaxy Note 3 — it’s the first phone we know of that that uses USB 3.0. The benefits of the switch to the more modern standard are two-fold. The obvious plus for USB 3.0 is that it offers far faster data rates, potentially increasing the speed of transferring music, videos, and photos to and from your phone. “Potential” is an important word here: the speeds you’ll actually achieve will depend on the quality of the storage Samsung has included in the Galaxy Note 3.

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