In the past few weeks, Samsung Galaxy Note 3's purported specifications have been making headlines. And now, the snapshots of the alleged phone have been leaked online.

Technology blog Techkiddy has released a slew of blurry images reportedly taken from Samsung's testing center. The images show that Galaxy Note 3's design frame looks similar to Galaxy S4, but with a bigger physical form. [To view the pictures, click here]

The website also notes that the company is planning to launch four Galaxy Note 3 variants for different markets - one, a limited edition premium model with metal frame and flexible OLED 5.7-inch display and 13.0-MP camera. The second variant especially targeted towards European market will flaunt a plastic body case with full HD LCD display and 13.0-megapixel camera, whereas the third variant which is expected to be released as an international model will feature a full HD super AMOLED screen with plastic body and a 13-megapixel camera.

In a bid to attract price-sensitive buyers in emerging markets like India and China, Samsung is also expected to release a cheaper variant having plastic body cover with HD AMOLED screen and an 8.0-megapixel camera, says the website.

According to various reports, some Galaxy Note 3 models are expected to pack the company's new generation Exynos 5 Octa-Core chipset and others are touted to house a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series quad-core processor.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is rumoured to be showcased at the international technology trade fair IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin) 2013 in September (6-12), the very event that witnessed the launch of its predecessor Galaxy Note 2 in 2012.

Rumoured specifications of Galaxy Note 3 include:

Model Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Display 5.7-inch Super AMOLED Full HD Display/ other variants with LCD panels
OS Expected to be either Android v4.2.2 or v4.3 OS
Interface Touch Wiz Nature UX v2.0
Processor New Octa-core Exynos 5 processor or Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor with 2.3GHz CPU speed
Camera 13.0-megapixel main camera, suports full HD 1080p video recording
Add-ons S Pen functionality and LTE-Advanced network connectivity to support twice the data transfer rate than the current 4G network, Bluetooth v4.0,A-GPS, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n), USB v2.0