Samsung Flaunts Unannounced Galaxy Note 8.0: Ready To Take On iPad Mini?

By: Anuj Bhatia

Samsung has guts as well as sources to craft breathtaking Galaxy devices. The Korean giant, who is busy with Project J, is set to announce iPad Mini killer at MWC 2013. It is known by now that, Samsung will indeed launch an 8-inch slate to crush iPad Mini like anything, which will support S-Pen stylus , the same input device, used in the Galaxy Note 2 and Galaxy Note 10.1.

The latest bit on the same is, in an event recently held at South Korea, Samsung unapologetically flaunted Galaxy Note 8.0. So, it is evident that the tablet will surely makes into Mobile World Congress later this month. The South Korean conglomerate recently announced Galaxy Tab 2 311 in the Indian market for Rs. 13,990.

Samsung Flaunts Unannounced Galaxy Note 8.0?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 - Rumored Specifications and highlighted features

The tablets from Samsung are very much Samsung. They are similar in looks, design and are made up of plastic. Going by the purported image of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (as seen at the back of the chef) resembles similar to the Samsung Galaxy S 3. Looks like, the photographer was instructed to take picture in a set manner.

Anyways, one can clearly see that its neither Galaxy Note II nor Galaxy Note 10.1. As per the rumors swirling Gizbot has come up with specification of the device. [Note- These are not final specifications.]

The device will be stuffed with an 8-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. Under any circumstances, the Korean giant would like to make the Galaxy Note 8.0, a better tablet than iPad Mini. In terms of horse power, it would get the same processor found inside the Google Nexus 10 device- Samsung Exynos 5 dual core chip.

Other highlighted specs include: 2GB of RAM, 16/32GB/64GB of fixed internal memory, Wi-Fi, 3G, 4G LTE, NFC, an 8-mega pixel rear camera and 2 -mega pixel front facing camera and lastly added S-Pen functionality. The tablet will run Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. Talking about the price of the device, it will be $50 cheaper than an average iPad Mini model. It will not just be made available in Wi-Fi only. As 4G LTE is getting popular in America and Western Europe, the company would like to make 4G LTE Galaxy Note 8.0 as well.

Until now, Apple was the only contender having a tablet in the size range of 7.9' space. Soon, the iPad Mini will be getting a new competitor. That too from its arch rival- Samsung. Stay tuned to Gizbot.

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