Samsung on Tuesday launched the bigger sized 10.1 inch screen (measured diagonally) version of its popular Galaxy Note smartphone. The Galaxy Note 10.1 is more of a tablet with a bigger screen which will be competing in the market segment ruled by Apple.
The Galaxy Note 10.1 went on sale in Germany and United Arab Emirates, this release comes as another sign of Samsung trying to compete with Apple in the segment ruled by iPad. The next version of Galaxy Note is 0.35 inches thick, weighs 1.29 pounds and is available in Black/Silver colors.
The Galaxy Note 10.1 runs on the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwhich and is expected to get an OTA update for Jelly Bean. Lets have a look at the specs of device below:
Galaxy Note 10.1 Specs :
|Display Screen||10.1 inches touchscreen, Super PLS
|Processor||1.4 GHz, 4 cores|
|Memory||16/32/64 GB internal storage
upto 64 GB microSD external
|Connectivity||3G, WiFi , GPS and Bluetooth v4.0|
|Camera||1.9 megapixel front facing camera
5 megapixel rear camera with Auto-Focus
|Ports||3.5 mm audio jack
|Battery||7000 mAh, Non-removable|
The new release from Samsung is expected to be made available in US on 15th of August and than in other countries. Galaxy Note 10.1 comes with a stylus as in previous version using which you can write and draw on the device.
Samsung and Apple are already against each other in court for ongoing patent wars. Apple had charged the Korean firm of infringing designs patents. Whereas Samsung denied these charges and claimed that Apple has themselves have infringed their Wireless communication patents.