Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0: The Essentials

(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Samsung continues to invest deeply in the digital note taking market, last week releasing the Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet in the United States.

Described by some analysts as a device that could take on the iPad mini, the Galaxy Note 8.0 is powered by an impressive 1.6GHz Quad Core processor and features a number of capabilities geared towards the workforce.

“With the Galaxy Note 8.0, we fully expect to ignite the mid-size tablet market Samsung pioneered with the first Galaxy Tab. The Galaxy Note 8.0 is small enough to fit in your pocket or purse and packs the power needed for full mobile entertainment and productivity,” stated Samsung Electronics America VP Travis Merrill just earlier this month.

So what else does the device offer? Below we highlight some noteworthy specs:

-Memory: 2GB RAM along with 16/32GB

-OS: Android Jelly Bean 4.1

-Air View: Allows the user to preview content before launching the file

-Display: 203.1 mm – totaling in at 8”

-AllShare Play: Push content to TV; also allows user to remotely access PC

-Battery: 4,600mAh

-WatchON: Recommends movies and TV shows; searches across multiple content sources

-Polaris Office: Allows access to Microsoft Word

-Multi Window: Launches apps side by side

-Awesome Note: Note-taking app providers users with customization options