Samsung Announces Galaxy Note 8.0 to Rival iPad Mini
Samsung has announced the Galaxy Note 8.0, an 8-inch tablet to rival the iPad mini.
Providing unrivalled multimedia performance within a compact one-hand-grip screen, the GALAXY Note 8.0 has the power and advanced technology to evolve the tablet experience and ensure you achieve new levels of efficient multi-tasking while benefitting from superb voice call functionality*. Furthermore, the intelligent S Pen brings together the latest innovation and the ease of using a traditional pen and paper; creating a sophisticated mobile experience that will enhance life on the go.
The tablet measures 210.8mm x 135.9mm x 7.95mm and its display resolution is 1280x800 resulting in a 189ppi pixel density. Powered by an Exynos 4 Quad processor clocked at 1.6GHz, the Galaxy Note 8.0 has 2GB of RAM, up to 32GB of internal storage, and microSD storage expansion. The Note will ship with Android 4.1.2 some time in Q2 2013.
● Reading Mode With S Pen
Indulge yourself with a good book in any environment with Reading Mode that reads just like paper. By optimizing the gorgeous screen to provide perfect illumination and tone, it delivers a comfortable reading experience in all lighting conditions. And with the ability to annotate directly with the S pen, all on a size made easy to hold, reading has never been more enjoyable, even on the go.
● Multitasking During Calls
Give your mobile lifestyle a boost with simultaneous calls and Multi Windows. Jot down notes, look up directions, check email, search – all the things you need to do during a call at once,all without switching apps. Reposition,expand to full screen, or close any window immediately with smart buttons that adapt to the position of the S Pen for a truly integrated experience.
● S Pen
The S Pen is no ordinary tool. Use it to tap the hard keys for an even more extensive navigation than before. Air View lets you to take a peek at any file just by hovering over it. Clipping gets done swiftly with an expert’s precision, and Quick Command helps you easily find what you’re looking for. Frankly, you’ll be left wondering how you lived without it.
● S Planner
Life is full of important events and memorable moments – capture them all effortlessly with S Planner. Handwrite events and notes directly in your calendar, or scribble your thoughts down with the natural feel of a pen. You can even decorate handwritten messages and share them with friends and family.
● S Note
You’re full of great ideas – S Note transforms them, beautifully refined. Easily create stunning presentations with template enhancements that help your ideas stand out from the rest.
● Tools of Expression
Get your creative juices flowing with the perfect tools for the modern artist. With Paper Artist, reach a whole new level of artistic expression with beautiful brushes to create stunning drawings, paintings, and illustrations. With Photo Note, scribble memories on the back of your digital photos with S Pen, for that personalized touch of old photographs. And with easy sharing capabilities built-in, your friends and family can enjoy your latest creations instantly.
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