Samsung to Unveil ‘Galaxy Note 8’ at MWC 2013

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 heads to Mobile World Congress 2013

One of the most eagerly anticipated shows in the world of mobile phones and gadgetry is the ‘World Mobile Congress’ (MWC) which is being held from 25th to 28th February 2013. This show which is expected to draw the attention of a host of mobile fans will be held at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain. This exhibition is a mobile gadgetry aficionados’ paradise and will be Mecca for all mobile enthusiasts that will congregate to view the latest and most exciting offers from across the world in the areas of mobile phones and equipment. There will be a host of new launches and releases at this prestigious show all of which will compete for viewer’s attention. Among the many global mobile manufacturers displaying their latest offerings, Samsung has confirmed one special release which will surely cause quite a stir at the Mobile World Congress 2013.


Samsung exec confirms 8-inch Galaxy Note coming to MWC

Samsung has announced that Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be their most significant contribution at the show which is coming in to compete in the ever expanding mobile market. J K Shin, Head of Samsung Mobile has confirmed the unveiling of this tablet, though he has given mobile fans very little information as to features and other specifications to dwell upon till official launch. Samsung Note 8 which will be the cynosure of all attention at MWC is expected to run Android 4.2 Jelly Bean with 1280 x 800 pixel display. It will also possess a 5 mega pixel rear camera and 1.3 mega pixel front facing camera along with 2GB of RAM. This tablet, once officially launched, will make its way between the existing Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1.

Galaxy Note 8 Specs

Over the past years, Samsung has released tablets varying in sizes from 7.0, 7.7, 8.9 and 10.1 inches. Its upcoming Galaxy Note 8 will be also known as Samsung GT-N5100. This imminent model will be launched with an 8 inch display and will a quad core 1.6 GHz processor. It is expected to come out in a choice of the following two versions:

  • Wi-Fi (GT-N5100) – A 3G + Wi-Fi version
  • Cellular (GT-5110) – A Wi-Fi version exclusively


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This list of specifications which will be seen on the soon to be launched Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will include the following:

  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
  • 8” super clear LCD display
  • 2 GB RAM
  • S Pen
  • 16 GB or 32 GB internal storage
  • MicroSD support upto 32 GB
  • 4600 mAh battery
  • Weight – 330 gms
  • Dimensions – 211.3 x 136.3 x 7.95 mm

The upcoming device is also expected to come in equipped with the same pen stylus as seen along with other Galaxy Note devices. Connectivity options will include Bluetooth version 4.0, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and A-GPS.

Everyone now looks forward to official launch of the 8 inch Galaxy Note when more details and features will be confirmed. Competitive pricing is what will make this tablet more interesting and hence it is hoped that Samsung will be launching its new Note 8 at aggressive prices.

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