Samsung Announces Galaxy Note 8.0 at Mobile World Congress

Posted on February 23, 2013

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Vertical View

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.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Horizontal View

Here is a hands-on look from CNN/Money. The hover and TV remote control features look useful. Take a look:

Photos: Samsung

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