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Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Quick Hands on Pictures, Video [MWC]

From the past many days we were seeing the speculation coming about Galaxy Note 8. We have heard many news and have seen many images leaking out but were expecting the official announcement at MWC 2013 at Barcelona. But Samsung has surprised all by disclosing the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 on its facebook page right before MWC. In their facebook update, the company provided the detail about the product specification. Samsung say 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. Samsung is clearly pushing this devices as a successor of its super successful Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 310. And now we have seen the device in MWC 2013 finally.

Coming toward the technical specification the Note 8.0 will be 7.95mm thick with the weight of 338gms with the calling functionality enabled with an ear piece on the front. It is again a big Smartphone like Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 and seems heavier. But with the dimension provided the weight looks reasonable. It will be having a 8.0-inch (1280 × 800 pixels) TFT Super Clear LCD display.


The most attracting feature will be the battery and the latest OS. The Note 8.0 will be running Android 4.1.2( Jelly bean) which is the latest running in the market. It could also support all the basic connectivity including 3G HSPA+ 21Mbps, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5 GHz), Wi-Fi Direct,Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS + GLONASS (3G version). The battery of the 4600mAh is really an attracting feature of the device.

Highlighting Specs of the Galaxy Note 8.0

  • 8.0-inch (1280 × 800 pixels) TFT Super Clear LCD display
  • 7.95 mm thick, to weigh about 338 grams
  • 4600 mAh battery
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB/32GB internal memory with micro SD slow support
  • 5MP auto focus camera, 1.2MP front-facing camera
  • 1.6 GHz quad-core Cortex A9 processor
  • 3G HSPA+ 21Mbps, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5 GHz), Wi-Fi Direct,Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS + GLONASS (3G version)
  • Android 4.1.2 Jellybean

Hands On Video Review Of Samsung Note 8.0

Samsung Note 8 Hands on Pictures

The device is featured with 1.6 GHz quad-core Cortex A9 processor which could really boast the performance of the device and comes with 2GB of RAM.


It also features the main back camera of 5MP with auto focus and 1.2MP of secondary, front-facing camera for video chating


This phone is made capable to have the internal memory upto 32 GB with the help of MicroSD Slot.


It support the connectivity for 3G HSPA+ 21Mbps, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5 GHz), Wi-Fi Direct,Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS + GLONASS (3G version)





As Samsung has enabled the calling feature with this device, the Note 8.0 looks really attractive. It also fancily takes a jab at the Apple iPad mini but the price will decide the final judgement. No words have been provided on the price tag and availability for Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0. So have to wait for the official announcement of price to compare it with IPad mini and make any judgment. The word on price and availability is expected soon.Be connected with us to find the latest from the MWC forum.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.