Samsung Galaxy Note family expands with the addition of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0, an 8-inch 3G-capable tablet that also features the S Pen. Specs wise, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 is almost similar to the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 and the Galaxy Note II and as such it is positioned as a powerful productivity tool with multifunctional screens that allows users to unleash their creative side using the pen.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 will hit Samsung stores on April 13. Suggested retail price is at P23,990 and Samsung will give exciting deals to new and proud owners of the latest device. A special first-day selling event will take place on the said date at the SM Mall of Asia – Atrium. Every buyer of a Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 is entitled to a free Samsung book cover worth P1,699. In addition, those who will line up early will get a free Samsung phone via raffle draw for every purchase of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
During the official launch of the device, celebrity Bianca Gonzales demonstrated the useful features of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 is designed with people-on-the-go in mind, allowing them to have complete control over their communication needs and helps in organizing their day-to-day tasks. For Bianca, the device perfectly meets her needs while enjoying an array of unique features at the same time.
She emphasized on the usefulness of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 when she updates her Twitter, checks emails, keep track of her hectic schedule, get inspiration for her articles, read her e-books, and jot down notes—all these tasks simultaneously executed on a multi-window screen.
When reading an ebook, she can also highlight portions of the book and write down notes on the screen. Then she can make it into a pdf file, ready for email or sharing on the Internet. Writing on the screen of the Galaxy Note 8.0 provides a feeling of real writing on an actual paper.
In addition, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 is the perfect device for Bianca when it comes to reading ebooks. The device intelligently calibrates itself to provide optimal conditions for prolonged reading through the Reading Mode. Eye -strain is greatly reduced as it automatically adjusts brightness, color temperature, and contrast ratio depending on lighting conditions.
A unique selling feature, the S Pen can now be used without actually touching the screen through the advanced Air View technology. The S Pen needs only to hover over the screen to preview pictures, videos, and e-mails without opening the file or application in full.
Bianca also finds the Digital Diary feature very useful. The S-Planner allows her to manage her busy schedule on a daily and monthly basis, attach pictures or memos on specific dates to mark a special event, and even personalize entries to make it more fun and interactive.
Galaxy Note 8.0 specs:
8.0″ 16M-color LCD capacitive touchscreen of 800 x 1280 pixel resolution
Android OS v4.1.2 with TouchWiz launcher
1.6 GHz quad-core Cortex-A9 CPU, Mali-400MP GPU, 2GB of RAM, Exynos 4412 Quad chipset
S Pen active stylus with deep system integration
5 MP wide-angle lens autofocus camera with face detection
720p HD video recording at 30fps
16/32/64GB internal storage, microSD slot
Dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n support
GPS with A-GPS connectivity; GLONASS support, Digital compass
Stereo Bluetooth v4.0
microUSB port with USB host and TV-out (1080p) support, MHL, charging
Accelerometer, gyroscope and proximity sensor
Standard 3.5 mm audio jack
Very slim at only 8mm
1.3MP secondary video-call camera
Document editor and file manager comes preinstalled
Extremely rich video and audio codec support
4600 mAh battery