After releasing the Android 4.2.2 update for some Galaxy smartphones,
Samsung has now reportedly started rolling out the update for the Galaxy
Note 8.0 tablet.
According to Androidcentral forum post, the Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet's Wi-Fi variant is receiving Android
4.2.2 Jelly Bean update over-the-air (OTA) in US.
notification on the Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet reveals stability
improvements and minor interface tweaks in TouchWiz that include
Contacts, S Planner and Email. The update is about 662MB in size and can
also be updated via Samsung's desktop app, Kies. However, there is no
official word on the roll out of the Android 4.2.2 update for the tablet
to other regions including India, yet.
Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet at MWC earlier this year which natively
ran Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 fills a
gap in company's line-up of pen-equipped devices between the Galaxy Note
II phablet with its 5.5-inch screen, and the Galaxy Note 10.1, a
full-size tablet. It comes with 8-inch WXGA (1280x800) display with
pixel density of 189ppi. The tablet is powered by 1.6GHz quad-core
processor along with 2GB of RAM. The Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet comes with
16 and 32GB inbuilt storage which is expandable up to additional 64GB
via microSD card.
The Galaxy Note 8.0 features a 5-megapixel rear
camera and a 1.3-megapixel front camera. Connectivity features on the
tablet include Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi direct, AllShareCast, Bluetooth and
Micro-USB. The tablet is backed by a 4600mAh battery. Other features on
the tablet include Accelerometer, Digital Compass and Proximity sensor.
The Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet also comes with S Pen support which can be
used to write, highlight and draw.