Samsung has officially launched its Galaxy Note 510 tablet in India for
Rs. 30,900. The device is known as Galaxy Note 8.0 in international
markets and this tablet was earlier up for pre-orders
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 was originally unveiled at
Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013 in February and announced in the Indian
market as Galaxy Note 510 a week later. It comes with an 8-inch WXGA
(1280X800 pixels) TFT
display with an 189ppi pixel density. Running on Android 4.1.2 (Jelly
Bean), the tablet has a 5-megapixel rear and a 1.3-megapixel front
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 features feature 16GB internal storage options with
additional expansion support up to 64GB via microSD. In some markets,
Samsung is also offering a 32GB internal storage variant but so far the
same is not available in India.
With the purchase of every Samsung
Galaxy Note 510, you will get 12,000 coins in the virtual wallet, which
gets activated as soon as one downloads the myServices application.
User can redeem these coins by streaming premium movies, downloading
latest Bollywood songs or playing HD quality games.
of these coins are meant to be specifically used for reading, which
means that these points can only be used to download books, comics,
magazines audio books or newspapers.
Another catch is that these points have to be consumed within the first three months of purchasing the Samsung Galaxy Note 510.
wise, the tablet boasts Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi direct,
AllShareCast, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0. The 3G variant of the tablet (not
on pre-orders yet) also includes A-GPS and GLONASS.
comes with a host of pre-installed applications such as the proprietary
Chat-On 2.0 messenger, Awesome Note and more. Like other devices of the
Note series, the Galaxy Note 510 comes with the famed S Pen and includes
Air View, S Note, S Planner, Email with hand-writing integration,
amongst other features.
Commenting on the launch, B.D. Park,
President & CEO, South West Asia, Samsung Electronics, said "The
GALAXY Note 510 breathes fresh life into the category as it delivers the
perfect fusion of portability and everyday productivity resulting in a
pioneering, pocket-sized solution that enhances and enriches our
everyday lives, whether at work or play".
A tablet for every budget
Samsung Galaxy Note 510 key specifications
8-inch WXGA (1280x800) display, 189 ppi
1.6GHz A9 quad-core processor
16GB 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