The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 is now finally on sale in the UK, where the Wi-Fi only version has been priced at £339.99. A 4G compatible model will be launched soon, though those who are eager for the wi-fi only Note 8.0 need to head over to the Samsung Experience Store at the Westfield Stratford City shopping center located in central London. Samsung is also offering a few freebies to make the deal more palatable. These include free access to the Samsung Music Hub for a month and free subscription to The Times Newspaper for two months. There is also a £20 Samsung Learning Hub voucher for the taking. For comparison’s sake, the iPad Mini range in the UK starts at £269.
The Galaxy Note 8.0 with its quad-core 1.6 GHz Samsung Exynos 4 CPU and 2 GB RAM has shown impressive performance. The tablet comes with internal storage configurations of 32 and 64 GB, with a microSD card slot as well for extra storage. The tablet offers a 1280 x 800 pixel display along with a 4600mAh battery and a pair of cameras at the front and rear. Then there is the stylus that can be used for taking notes or for drawing directly on the screen. The Note 8.0 runs Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean.
Meanwhile, Samsung is also rumored to be developing another 8 inch tablet to take on the likes of the iPad Mini. The tablet will make up the Galaxy tab range and will be priced lower than the Note 8.0. With the Note 8.0 pricing revealed, we at least know the upper limit of what the tablet will likely cost.
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