Samsung Announces Galaxy Note 8.0 at Mobile World Congress
Posted on February 23, 2013
Samsung has targeted the iPad mini with the launch of the Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet at the Mobile World Congress. The 8-inch tablet in powered by Android. It features a 1280 x 800 display, 1.6GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM and 5-megapixel back and 1.3-megapixel front cameras. It also comes with Samsung's S-Pen stylus. You can find more specs in Samsung's official spec sheet.
The large tablet can also function as a phone. Gizmodo says you can hold the Galaxy Note 8.0 to your head and use it as a phone, but they don't think many people will use it this way. You can also use a bluetooth headset with the phone/tablet. Phones are starting to get bigger again it seems.
Here is a hands-on look from CNN/Money. The hover and TV remote control features look useful. Take a look: