Samsung Note 8.0 Released! – A Proactive Move?

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In this era of cut throat competition for device developers, Android has changed the dimensions, strategies and rulebooks of battleground! Samsung Note 8.0 is released officially and will be available in 2nd quarter internationally. Why Samsung has launched this version of Note? Yes there were speculations in the tech worlds and in the business analysts’ circle. But to me it is not as simple as it looks. There are insider sources informing us that Apple has been planning 4 devices per year cycle, quite unexpected move if it practically happens from Apple. After the sad demise of Steve Jobs it was looking like Apple has lost a visionary. Someone has surely told to or Tim Cook might himself understand that his strength lies in Supply Chain Management. That’s why Apple is heading toward the above mentioned direction.

Mobile world congress is going on at present. There are speculation that Apple is redefining its strategy, design and certain copy book features. So, Samsung has acted quite proactively to tackle new iPad release. So, let us have a look what Samsung has to provide with this quirky move.

Samsung Note 8.0 Features:

Features Specifications
Form factorTablet
Dimensions210.8 x 135.9 x 8 mm
Weight338 g
Display8″ 16M-color TFT capacitive touch screen
Screen Resolution800 x 1280 pixels (189ppi)
OSAndroid 4.1.1 (Jelly Bean)
ChipsetExynos 4412 Quad
CPUQuad-core ARM Cortex-A9 1.6 GHz processor
Memory16/32GB storage
microSD slotYes
Primary camera5 megapixel auto-focus camera, face detection and Best faces feature, touch focus and image stabilization
Secondary camera1.3MP, video-call enabled
Video cameraFull HD (1080p) video recording at 30fps
StylusS Pen, 1024 pressure levels, hover functionality
Battery4600 mAh

An Attempt to Gain Initial Lead, Samsung Revealed Cards!

It seems as their line of release. The device has to give a little more that Samsung Note 2. It has something less then Note 10.1. But let me take to another dimension. I cannot stop myself without comparing Galaxy Note 8.0 and iPad mini.

iPad mini is equipped with Apple’s Dual Core A5 processor and the newbie is having Samsung’s Exonys Quad Core processor. While Apple has legacy of providing their devices in the range of storage capacity (16,32,64 and 128 GB versions of iPad mini), Samsung has tried to go head to head with built-in storage of 16/32 GB along with expandable micro SD slot.


Samsung has jumped a big leap ahead of its rival in RAM segment with the best in segment 2 GB RAM.

Camera features does not look like something that I will run to have with 5MP Primary and 1.2 MP Secondary camera. Yes the device does enable its user to Full HD (1080p) video recording at 30fps.

Though Note 8.0 has Samsung genes as far as built and design is concerned with a plastic finish and typical “Note” curves, they have tried to have little bigger screen dimensions with 8.0 inch display in compared to 7.9 inch display of iPad mini. In design segment Apple is still outright winner with aluminum body which gives a premium look to the tablet.

The factor that can play a role to decide the winner of upcoming competition is price range, and that is yet to be announced.

Yes Samsung has put a stronger Tablet but has it opened all its cards? As according to certain speculations Apple’s new iPad and iPhone 5S (or may be iPhone 6 too) are knocking the door. Samsung has not considered NFC an important feature to have in Note 8.0, that can go other way for developers as Apple is planning to have vary technology in their upcoming products.

It’s Good to be a Spectator:

Let us not assume anything as Nokia too has launched a series of products at ongoing MWC. Apple is going to make multiple breakthroughs, and Samsung will obviously try to play to the optimum being a defending champion this time. My goodness! That I can tell you wait and watch buddies!

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  1. Anil Bhogia says

    It is not the wry this time Samsung is number one in mobile or the new technology lunched like android .every youth want to eager new Samsung launched the tablet which contains the extra feature like secondary camera ,video camera,Battery etc .that feature attract to youth .

  2. says

    Audacious move on the part of Samsung to get a head start as the new year begin. if Apple is really going to go out full gun blazing in coming time, Samsung has definitely played the first card in tech world with this cool tablet. Its 1-0 in favor of Samsung according to me.

    Thanks for the info Atish!!!!
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  3. says

    I like that Samsung’s Note line of products has really revived the stylus. Personally I think their note phones are just too big but a Note tablet might be I product I would consider buying.

  4. Priya Sharma says

    Excellent review about samsung note 8.0 it’s very nice and I like this Samsung Note 8.0 due to its attractive design and’s too good

    Thanks for sharing

  5. says

    Really amazing review for Samsung Note 8.0 Released! – A Proactive Move and i agree with priya sharma Samsung Note 8.0 due to its attractive design and features. really it is to good.

  6. says

    samsung note 8.0 is looking beautiful and is having extraordinary features in the market.thank you for sharing this voluble information.

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