Samsung has announced the much awaited Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet officially. Few weeks ago, we reported that the device was listed at Bluetooth,org and confirmed that the tablet will be available in Asia, most probably in Korea very soon.
Galaxy Note 8.0 features a 1.6GHz Exynos quad-core processor, a large 8.0-inch Super clear LCD display on the front with 1280 X 800 pixels of resolution, a 2GB RAM, a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera, 1.3-megapixel front-facing snapper to make video calls, 16GB or 32GB of internal flash memory, a microSD slot for expanding the storage memory, and the usual connectivity option such as micro USB 2.0, 802.11 Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, and a 4,600mAh battery. The Galaxy Note 8.0 is running Google’s Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean mobile operating system.
The tablet is capable of unlimited note-taking uses including Memo, Diary and Must-remember lists. With Flipboard, news, social network and other feeds come together in one stylish. Flipboard developed a customized version of its application exclusively for Samsung that allows users to take the S Pen’s hover feature and preview article headers beneath Flipboard’s main screen tiles.
The South Korean manufacturer will be showcasing the device at the Mobile World Congress 2013 event in Barcelona, Spain. Although there’s no word about the official pricing info of the device, it is rumored to be priced at 391 euros which is around $525.