Official Samsung Galaxy Note 8 announcement from MWC 2013

samsung-galaxy-note-8-mwc-2013-slashgearDuring MWC 2013 (Mobile World Congress) in Barcelona, Samsung announced its latest Samsung Galaxy Note 8 tablet. It will also comes with phone capability (international version) and stylus. The stylus is a trademark item with the Galaxy Note series. The specs ?

This device is a Galaxy Note – Samsung’s brand for a line of devices that in some cases are closer to smartphones, in some cases much more a tablet. The Galaxy Note 8.0 works with an 8-inch WVGA (1280 x 800 pixel resolution, 189PPI) and working with TFT LCD display technology, mind you. This device has a 1.6GHz quad-core A9 processor for all your next-generation processing action, and you’ve got a couple of cameras on it as well – 5 megapixels on the back, 1.3 megapixels on the front.

Backing up that processor inside you’ve got 2GB of RAM, either 16 or 32GB of built-in storage, and a microSD card slot able to work with up to 64GB cards. The 3G version of this device is 210.8 x 135.9mm small with 338g of weight on it – this version also works with A-GPS and GLONASS. You’ll also of course be working with wifi, Wi-Fi Direct, BlueTooth 4.0, and AllShareCast. You’ve also got an IR-Blaster and Smart Remote to control any TV – not just the smart ones!

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No price is announced, but it should be somewhere between Galaxy Note 10.1 $499 and Galaxy Tab 2 $199 price range. It will be available in the 2nd quarter of 2013.

You may also want to check my coverage of the original Samsung Tablet PC right here on this website.

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