Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 in White
Also known as GT-N5100 (3G & Wifi)
GT-N5110 (Wifi)
GT-N5120 (3G, 4G/LTE & Wifi)
Manufacturer Samsung Electronics
Product family Galaxy Note
Type Tablet
Release date 5 April 2013 (UK)
11 April 2013 (US)
13 April 2013 (PH)
Operating system Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
(upgradable to 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, 4.4.2 KitKat)
Power 4,600 mAh Li-ion battery
System-on-chip used Samsung Exynos 4 quad processor
CPU 1.6 GHz quad-core
Samsung Exynos 4412 quad SoC processor[1]
Memory 2 GB
Storage 16/32 GB flash memory,
microSDXC slot (up to 64 GB)
Display 1280×800 px,
8.0 in (20 cm) diagonal,
WXGA TFT display
Graphics Mali-400MP
Input Multi-touch screen, digital compass, proximity and ambient light sensors, accelerometer and Wacom digitizer [2]
Camera 5.0 MP AF rear-facing, 1.3 MP front-facing
Connectivity

Cat3 100 / 50 Mbit/s hexa-band 800, 850, 900, 1,800, 2,100, 2,600 MHz (4G, LTE model)

HSPA+ 42, 5.76 Mbit/s 850, 900, 1,900, 2,100 MHz (4G, LTE model)

HSPA+ 21, 5.76 Mbit/s quad 850, 900, 1,900, 2,100 MHz (3G, WiFi model)

EDGE/GPRS quad 850, 900, 1,800, 1,900 MHz (3G, WiFi model)

Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4, 5 GHz), Bluetooth 3.0 (4.0 LE after Kit Kat update), HDMI (external cable)[3][4]

Dimensions 8.3 in (210 mm) H
5.35 in (136 mm) W
0.31 in (7.9 mm) D
Weight WiFi: 340 g (0.75 lb)
3G: 345 g (0.761 lb)
4G/LTE: 347 g (0.765 lb)
Related articles Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0
Website Microsite

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 is an 8-inch Android-based tablet computer produced and marketed by Samsung Electronics.[5] It belongs to the second generation of the Samsung Galaxy Note series tablets, which also includes a 10.1-inch model, the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition. It was announced on 23 February 2013, and launched in the US on 11 April 2013. Unlike 10.1 inch tablet, the Galaxy Note 8.0 is a new size category in the Note series and making its debut at this generation of Note Tablets which like its phablet siblings, also sports Samsung's S-Pen stylus. It is also Samsung's first 8-inch tablet which was followed later on by the release of its lower-end sibling, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0.

History[edit]

The Galaxy Note 8.0 was announced on 23 February 2013.[5] It was shown along with the Galaxy S4 at the 2013 Mobile World Conference. Samsung confirmed that the Galaxy Note 8.0 would be released in the US on 11 April, with a price of $399.99 for the 16GB model.[6]

Features[edit]

The Galaxy Note 8.0 is released with Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. An upgrade to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean is available in some areas as an over-the-air update and through Samsung Kies. In February 2014, Samsung included the Galaxy Note 8.0 on their upgrade list for Android 4.4 Kit Kat.[7] Roll out of the Android 4.4 update began May 12, 2014.[8] On June 4th 2014, Samsung announced the 4.4 update for U.S. tablets. The Android 4.4 update included updated TouchWiz applications but largely retained the tablets original feature set. Bluetooth low energy capability was enabled with the Android 4.4 firmware update.

Samsung has customized the interface with its TouchWiz UX software. As well as apps from Google, including Google Play, Gmail and YouTube, it has access to Samsung apps such as ChatON, S Note, S Suggest, S Voice, S Translator, S Planner, Smart Remote (Peel), Smart Stay, Multi-Window, Group Play, and All Share Play.[2]

The Galaxy Note 8.0 is available in WiFi-only, 3G & WiFi, and 4G/LTE & WiFi variants. Storage ranges from 16 GB to 32 GB depending on the model, with a microSDXC card slot for expansion. It has an 8-inch WXGA TFT screen with a resolution of 1280x800 pixels. It also features a 1.3 MP front camera without flash and 5.0 MP AF rear-facing camera. It also has the ability to record HD videos.[3][4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0". GSMArena. Retrieved 23 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Samsung GALAXY Note 8.0". Samsung Mobile. Retrieved 23 September 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Samsung Galaxy Note 8-inch WiFi - Tech Specs". Samsung UK. Retrieved 23 September 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Samsung Galaxy Note 8-inch 3G & WiFi - Tech Specs". Samsung PH. Retrieved 23 September 2013. 
  5. ^ a b Volpe, Joseph (23 February 2013). "Samsung announces the Galaxy Note 8.0". Engadget. Retrieved 23 September 2013. 
  6. ^ McCann, John (3 June 2013). "Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Will Debut On 11 April". TechRadar. Retrieved 23 September 2013. 
  7. ^ "Android Police: Samsung Lists Which US Galaxy Smartphones And Tablets Will Get Updated To KitKat". Retrieved 18 February 2014. 
  8. ^ "Galaxy Note 8.0 getting KitKat update in South Korea and Poland". Retrieved 13 May 2014. 

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