December 25, 2014

Samsung announces Galaxy TabPRO, Galaxy NotePRO tablets

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New tablets introduced include 8.4-inch, 10.1-inch, and 12.2-inch form factors

Samsung has officially announced its latest line of Android-based tablets, pulling the curtain back on the Galaxy TabPRO and Galaxy NotePRO family. Arriving later this quarter, you’ll find that the tablets range from 8.4-inches to 12.2-inches and all are powered by Android 4.4 KitKat. These new tablets boast a Samsung TouchWiz / Magazine UX that lends to a better experience on larger displays.

On the smaller side we have the Galaxy TabPRO 8.4 and its 2560 x 1600 pixel display. Powered by either a 1.9GHz Exynos 5 Octa processor (Wi-Fi/3G versions) or a 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 processor (LTE version), additional details include 2GB RAM, an 8-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS, and IR support. Additionally, the Galaxy TabPRO 8.4 comes with 2GB RAM, 16GB/32GB storage, anda  4800mAh battery.

The  10.1-inch Galaxy TabPRO 10.1 offers the same specifications, comes with 16GB or 32GB internal storage, and an 8220mAh battery.

Moving into bigger, possibly better sizes, the Galaxy TabPRO 12.2 moves the needle up with 32GB and 64GB internal storage, 3GB RAM, a microSD expansion slot, and a 9500mAh battery. As for the Galaxy NotePRO line, it’s what you might expect in that it features the implementation of an S Pen stylus.

The Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO (12.2) will feature up to approximately $700 worth of the premium pre-paid, long-term subscription offers, including: Bitcasa, Bloomberg Businessweek+, Blurb, Cisco WebEx Meetings, Dropbox, Easilydo Pro for Tablet, Evernote, Hancom Office for Android, LinkedIn, LIVESPORT.TV, NY Times, Oxford Advanced Learner’s A-Z, and Sketchbook Pro (content packages may vary by region).

Pricing for the new line of tablets is not yet known however we can expect a global launch later this quarter.

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