Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 officially launched in US, arriving in India soon

Samsung has last night officially launched the much awaited Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 tablet in the US which the company will be using to directly target and compete with Apple’s iPad.


Showcased at the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2012) back in February, the tablet has arrived a bit late but then the improvements that the Korean giant has packed in are worth the wait.

The Galaxy Note 10.1 is now available in the US and it has already gone on Pre-Order in India for an advance payment of Rs. 2000.
If you are wondering about the specs of the 10.1 inch Note, then they are as follows:
  • 10.1 inch touch screen
  • Display resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels
  • 1.4 GHz quad-core processor
  • 1 GB RAM (instead of 2 GB)
  • 16 GB internal memory
  • Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
  • 5 MP camera with flash
  • Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, 3G, GPS
  • S-Pen support
  • 7000 mAh battery
The Galaxy Note 10.1 also offers the Pop up Play feature first introduced on the Galaxy S III Smartphone. With it, users can play back videos in a floating window that can be overlaid anywhere on the screen, providing a “picture in picture” experience. New for the Galaxy Note 10.1 is the ability to adjust the size of the video window.
In addition, Galaxy Note 10.1 offers a mini-apps tray that can launch a selection of mini-app on top of others apps and freely moved around the screen. These include Alarm, S Note, Music Player, Email, Calculator, and World Clock.
Adobe Photoshop Touch, will also arrive pre-installed on the Galaxy note 10.1 using which users can use popular Photoshop features such as layers, selection tools, adjustments, and filters to create mind-blowing images, or use the high quality Galaxy Note 10.1 camera to fill an area on a layer with the unique camera fill feature.
Further, since it is optimized for S Pen, users are able to control brush size and opacity by just adjusting the pressure of the pen on the screen.