Galaxy Note 8.0 spotted at Samsung event ahead of expected MWC release

Galaxy Note 8.0 spotted at Samsung event ahead of expected MWC release
After launching Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, it is expected that Korean chaebol is gearing up to launch Galaxy Note 8.0. There have been plenty of leaks around this device, which is expected to be announced at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013 happening in Barcelona.

The recent leak seems to come from Samsung itself. Samsung had hosted an event in South Korea on February 14, 2013 to launch a new colour option for the Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE. At this event, people did catch a glimpse of what is being dubbed as the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0.

SammyHub has pointed out that the image in the background, is not of Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 but rather resembles quite closely to the leaked images of the Galaxy Note 8.0. Also in this image, one can easily see the back and home buttons, which are on the Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet but absent in case of Galaxy Note II smartphone.

As per past rumours, Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 is expected to sport 8.0-inch 1280X800 TFT (Super Clear LCD) display. It is likely to come in two versions - Samsung GT-N5100, which will be a 3G+Wi-Fi version and the GT-N5110, which will be a Wi-Fi only version. The dimensions of the tablet will be 211.3X136.3X7.95 mm and it will weigh around 330g.

The other alleged specs for Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 include 1.6GHz quad-core Exynos processor, 4600mAh battery, 2GB of RAM, option of 16 or 32GB as internal storage, 5-megapixel rear camera and 1.3-megapixel front camera. Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 is likely to run on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box. Connectivity options may include Bluetooth version 4.0, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and A-GPS.

As per the grapevine, Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 maybe priced under $300.

Image Credit: SammyHub

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