Samsung’s 8-inch Galaxy Note tablet or Galaxy Note 8.0 has been confirmed by a news website, which claims to have received the affirmation from Samsung’s chief of Mobile Communications, JK Shin. The much-rumoured Galaxy Note 8.0 is expected to be announced at the fast-approaching Mobile World Congress event in February.
iNews24, a Korean website has confirmed the arrival of the 8-inch Galaxy Note from Samsung. The website also reported the confirmation of the launch Galaxy Mini from JK Shin, which makes it a credible source among other news avenues, which have been reporting rumours and speculations about the new device from Samsung.
Though there is no official word on the existence of this Samsung device, rumours about the features of Galaxy Note 8.0 have been rampant in the recent times. CES 2013 turned out to be a platform for the launch of many devices, which included Samsung’s Smart TV, Asus tablet, NVIDIA project shield, Sony Xperia Z and many more gadgets. This event has also been a source of the speculations.
Rumours about Galaxy Note 8.0 features suggest that the tablet will operate on a 1.6GHz quad-core Exynos processor. The device will comprise of a 4600mAh battery, 2GB of RAM, option of 16 or 32GB as internal storage. The rumoured features of the 8-inch tablet also include a 5MP rear camera and a 1.3MP front camera.
Some reports suggest that the South Korean company might launch two versions of Galaxy Note 8.0. The speculated devices are Samsung GT-N5100, which will be a 3G plus Wi-Fi version and the GT-N5110, which will be a Wi-Fi only version. There has been no word on the price of the tablet, but some analysts state that it might be in the price range of iPad mini or less.