An 8-inch Samsung Galaxy Note no longer exists solely in the realm of unicorns and Apple TVs. A Korean news site is reporting that Samsung mobile honcho JK Shin has confirmed plans to release a midsize version of the tablet.
Samsung's game plan of late seems to be to cover all bases, with a wide array of smartphones and tablets that come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and price points.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 has gone through some changes since we first saw it at Mobile World Congress in February. Benchmarks seen in early May suggested a quad-core upgrade, later confirmed late May when the tablet was seen at a Samsung event.
T-Mobile customers can breathe a sigh of relief today. Not just because the Samsung Galaxy Note II has been spotted with T-Mobile branding, but because the device doesn’t seem to feature the same carrier branded home button as the Verizon variant that we saw last month.
As great as the recent announcement of the Samsung Galaxy Note II was yesterday, many of you out here in the States are wondering when the device will land in U.S. retailers, right? Well Samsung confirmed yesterday that the 5.5-inch behemoth will indeed be available “later in 2012″. Here’s the full statement below:
“Samsung Mobile is planning a U.S.
October 24 has long been speculated as the day Samsung would show off the US version of the Galaxy Note II. We can now stop the speculation as Samsung made the October 24th launch date official. The Galaxy Note II World Tour will be stopping in New York City on October 24, where there will likely be a press event to announce the price and official release date.
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 is rumored for an official unveiling at Mobile World Congress next week in Barcelona, but this week it’s been the subject of a lot of rumors and speculation ahead of release. Today, there’s a new leak from Italy’s DDAY.it that purports to show the Galaxy Note 8 in action in the hands of an actual user.
After T-Mobile announced that the Galaxy Note was on its way in the coming weeks we officially have some details about the device. The magenta network will be launching the Galaxy Note on August 8th for $249.99 after a $50 mail-in-rebate along with a two-year contract.