Samsung’s 2013 roadmap leaks with Galaxy Note 8.0, Galaxy Young & Galaxy Xcover 2 on the list

We all have a question in our mind as to what next will a device manufacturer launch in the coming months. And if you are curious enough about what devices Samsung has lined up for 2013, a roadmap for the first half of the year has allegedly leaked giving us details on the device Samsung plans to launch in the next few months and most possibly at the upcoming Mobile World Congress 2013.


The leaked roadmap contains three devices lined up for the H1 2013 and include the recently much-rumored and leaked Galaxy Note 8.0, Galaxy Pocket Plus, Galaxy Young and Galaxy Xcover 2.

Starting with the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0, the possible iPad Mini competitor is now set to arrive with an 8-inch Super Clear display, powered by a 1.6 GHz quad-core processor, S-Pen functionality, Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and more.


Galaxy Note 8.0 specs:
  • 8-inch TFT Super Clear LCD display
  • Display resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels
  • 1.6 GHz quad-core Exynos 4412 processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 16GB/32GB internal memory
  • Expandable via microSD up to 32GB
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS
  • 5 MP rear camera
  • 1.3 MP front facing camera
  • 211.3 x 136.3 x 7.95 mm
  • 330 grams
  • Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, A-GPS
  • 4600 mAh battery
Next up is the Galaxy Pocket Plus which is the successor of the Galaxy Pocket and arrives with some minor improvements over the original smartphone. The specifications of the Pocket Plus also leaked a few days back with the image and are as below:
  • 2.8-inch HVGA display
  • 850MHz processor
  • 2MP rear camera
  • 4GB internal storage + microSD card slot
  • 1,200mAh battery
  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
  • Single SIM / Dual SIM
  • January / February 2013
Samsung also plans to release an upgrade to the Galaxy Y smartphone with the launch of the Galaxy Young which will arrive with some decent specs and most importantly, it will run on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with a 3/3.3-inch display. Dual-SIM variant will be available and more details are as below:
  • 3-inch/3.3-inch WVGA display
  • 1GHz processor
  • 3MP rear camera
  • 4GB internal storage + microSD card slot
  • Dual SIM
  • 1,300mAh battery
  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
  • April 2013
Last but not the least is the Galaxy Xcover 2 which will be the successor to the Galaxy Xcover which was launched in the USA and the smartphone will again be dust and waterproof like the earlier version and arrive with:
  • 4-inch WVGA display
  • 1GHz dual-core processor
  • 5MP rear camera, VGA front cam
  • 4GB internal storage + microSD card slot
  • Dustproof + Waterproof (IP67)
  • 1,700mAH battery
  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
  • February 2013
So, it is indeed going to be an exciting first half from Samsung as we still do not know how many more devices the Korean giant has packed in its bags. Not to forget the flagship, Galaxy S IV smartphone which is now rumored to be unveiled in March at a dedicated Unpacked event and be available for buyers as early as in April this year.