Everything about Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 was earlier revealed from leaks and we’ve extensively covered all the info in the past about Galaxy Note 8.0 android tablet. The official announcement is in line with leaked info about this tablet. Purported to be iPad alternative in android segment, Galaxy Note 8.0 has impressive hardware on board. Designed with portability in mind and a dig back at the mid-size tablet category, Galaxy Note 8.0 is Samsung’s latest effort to maintain its presence in 7-8 inch tablet category offering counterpart of its 10-inch Galaxy Note companion. Galaxy Note 8.0 comes with 8-inch screen size and HD resolution of 1280*800 pixels which counts pixel density of 189ppi (more than Apple iPad Mini). The design of this tablets is akin to other devices in Note series.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet comes with Android 4.1.2 (soon upgradeable to Android 4.2 jelly bean). Belonging to note series, this tablet comes with proprietary S Pen which allows easy note-taking, doodling and several other purposes. Multi-Window option is also there that allows you to work on two apps side by side by snapping them on the same screen. This brings more productivity and enhancement to multitasking. There is S Note templates, S planner to help you with everyday tasks, to-do list, memo, personal diary entries, etc. It has all those features of Note 10-inch tablet like, Air view via which you can just hover S pen in air over your tablet to see previews of videos, emails, photos, etc. When you take out the S pen, it automatically adapts its menus and interface to best suit S pen based navigation and usage. There are Page Buddy, Popup note, Popup Video features also. Also, there is reading mode in it that turns this tablet into a perfect e-book reader. There is also Smart remote feature inbuilt that turns Galaxy Note 8.0 into a universal remote for controlling TV, Set-top box, dvd/blu-ray players.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Tablet Specification
On the hardware side, this tablet has 3G connectivity along with voice-calling support. Some regional variants may also have 4G LTE connectivity. With physical dimension of 210.8 X 135.9mm and weight of 338 gram, this tablet is really meant for portability. On its performance side, it has 1.6GHz A9 quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM, which makes it powerful enough to handle high-end demand by performance-intensive apps. There is 5mp camera at the back and 1.3mp at the front. It also has Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5 GHz) for high-speed wireless connectivity, bluetooth 4.0. GPS is also there. On the battery side, it has li-ion rechargeable battery of 4,600mAh. Here goes the full specification:
- Screen Size of 8 inch (20.32 cm).
- Display Resolution: 1280x800
- Display Type: , capacitive multitouch
- CPU: 1.6GHz Quad Core processor
- There is 2 GB RAM.
- It comes with internal memory of 16/32 GB.
- WiFi- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5 GHz)
- Bluetooth: Yes, 4.0
- Primary Camera at the rear: 5 megapixel
- Front-facing camera- 1.3mp
- Out of box, it is loaded with Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS.
- Battery Juice of 4600mAh.
Galaxy Note 8.0 Price, Release Date
Neither the price of Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 nor its availability is clearly announced. Samsung just pressed that it will start selling from q2, this year. Also, the release date of Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet vary from country to country. Although, we’ve no hint of price, but we expect it to be competitively priced with iPad Mini and so, it should sell around similar amount. Currently, only white color is shown, but we may get Galaxy Note 8.0 in more colors in coming months. Now, at last, we’d like to get your views on this tablet. What do you think? Are you going to buy one, or are you disappointed with something? Feel free to express your opinion in comment section below.