Samsung Galaxy Note Range Set To Expand With An 8 Inch Tablet
The popular Samsung Galaxy Note range now comes in many forms. Along with the best selling Galaxy Note and Galaxy Note 2 phablet devices, the range now also consists of a number of tablets, with screen dimensions measuring up to 10.1 inches.
It appears that the Samsung Galaxy Note range is soon to be added to with another variant, this time sporting a display measuring 8 inches. This news comes about after the device was leaked online, with a French website posting a photo of the tablet along with a spec list, suggesting that the Galaxy Note 8 will feature a 1.6 GHz quad-core processor, 1280×800 screen, 5 megapixel camera, and 16 GB of storage along with an SD slot.
Of course, the device will also include an updated version of the Android operating system, with plenty of innovative software features found throughout the rest of the Galaxy Note range, and of course the Galaxy Note’s trademark S-Pen stylus.
An article over at uSwitch suggests that Samsung will officially unveil the Galaxy Note 8 that the upcoming MWC (Mobile World Congress) 2013 event which takes place next month in Barcelona. Of course, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is likely to provide one of the first major threats to the iPad Mini since the Google Nexus 7.
The Samsung Galaxy Note is likely to prove a popular device, given the track record of previous Galaxy Note versions, combined with a growing demand for smaller tablets, perfectly demonstrated by the success of the iPad Mini which has been forecast to sell around 12 million units in Q1 this year alone.
Once MWC 2013 kicks off on the 25th of February, we will be sure to keep you updated with all the latest news and releases from the event, including the Galaxy Note 8 should it make an appearance.