A week after being officially unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Samsung has announced the Galaxy Note 8.0 as the Note 510 in India.
Expected to compete with Apple's iPad mini, the Samsung Galaxy Note 510 comes with an 8-inch WXGA (1280×800 pixels) TFT display with a 189ppi pixel density. Running on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, the tablet has a 5-megapixel rear and a 1.3-megapixel front camera.
Measuring 210.8 x 135.9 x 8 mm and weighing 338 grams, the Galaxy Note 510 is powered by a 1.6 GHz A9 quad-core processor coupled with 2GB RAM. It will feature 16/32GB internal storage options with additional expansion support up to 64GB via microSD.
Connectivity wise, the tablet boasts Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi direct, AllShareCast, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0, A-GPS and GLONASS (3G version only).
The tablet comes with a host of pre-installed applications such as the proprietary and now upgraded Chat-On 2.0 messenger, Awesome Note and Flipboard amongst many others. It has S Pen support with Air View, S Note, S Planner, Email with hand-writing integration and more.
Samsung has not revealed the price or when the Galaxy Note 510 would go on sale in India. We'll update our readers with the details as soon as we have them.
As far as the international announcement is concerned, Samsung will start selling the new tablet in the April to June period, at an as yet undetermined price.
Samsung Galaxy Note 510 key specifications
- 8-inch WXGA (1280x800) display, 189 ppi
- 1.6GHz A9 quad-core processor
- 2GB RAM
- 16/32GB internal storage, expandable up to 64GB (microSD card)
- 5-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front camera
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi direct, AllShareCast, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0
- A-GPS + GLONASS (3G version only)
- Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
- Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Proximity
- 4,600mAh battery