We already heard rumors buzzing out in the market about some pro series of tablet. Turning those rumurs official, Samsung announced brand new tablets lineup at the CES 2014 event.
Samsung on a whole announced 4 new tablets.
- Samsung Galaxy NotePRO offering a screen size of 12.2-inch)
- Samsung Galaxy TabPRO offering a screen size of 12.2-inch
- Samsung Galaxy TabPRO offering a screen size of 10.1-inch
- Samsung Galaxy TabPRO offering a screen size of 8.4-inch
While all these four tablets are being said to be available in the market by first quarter of year 2014, there is still no words on the pricing of these tablets.
Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and Samsung Galaxy TabPRO will be available in different variants in terms of connectivity like Wi-Fi only, Wi-Fi and LTE, or Wi-Fi and LTE connectivity options. Samsung also stated that the 12.2 inch sized Galaxy NotePRO would be coming with the S Pen stylus.
Samsung Galaxy NotePRO (12.2inch) and Samsung Galaxy TabPRO (12.2inch)
The Samsung Galaxy NotePRO sized 12.2-inch comes with the latest version of Android OS Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box. Featuring a 12.2 inch WQXGA Super Clear LCD display, the screen resolution turns up to be 2560x1600pixels. This Tablet is being powered by Exynos 5 Octa processor lying under the hood for the Wi-Fi and 3G model, while the other LTE variant is being powered up by a 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 chipset.
The processor is coupled with 3GB of RAM to support multitasking and quick response. Galaxy NotePRO comes in two memory variants viz. 32GB and 64GB inbuilt storage variants. It also comes with expandable option by upto 64GB via microSD card.
Samsung Galaxy NotePRO features a 8MP rear shooter with an LED flash. ON the front panel you can find a 2MP camera embedded at the top.
For the connectivity option, Samsung Galaxy NotePRO comes with Wi-Fi, USB 3.0, and Bluetooth.
What we noticed impressive on papers was the whooping 9,500mAh battery. Samsung Galaxy TabPRO measuring the same size also accounts for the similar specifications.
Samsung Galaxy TabPRO (10.1inch)
Talking about Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 10.1 inch sized tablet, it shows only slight changes in some parts compared to the Galaxy NotePRO. Out of which one turns to be the reduced screen size with no compromise on the screen resolution and the other turns to be the battery lying under the hood which marks up at 8,220mAH of capacity. Galaxy TabPRO also comes in two variants in terms of processor just like the other premium and high end devices from Samsung. One would be featuring the Exynos 5 Octa processor for the Wi-Fi variant and the LTE one would be powered by a 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 chipset. Samsung Galaxy TabPRO shows only 2GB of RAM and memory capacity remains identical to the NotePRO 12.2 inch sized tablet. Also the camera portrayed by the Galaxy TabPRO 10.1inch tablet turns out to be identical to TabPRO 12.1inch tablet.
Samsung Galaxy TabPRO (8.4inch)
The Samsung Galaxy TabPRO (8.4-inch) turns out to be only differing in terms of screen size and battery capacity. With other specs resembling to the specs of TabPRO 10.1, Galaxy TabPRO 8.4inch comes with 8.4inch screen size and 4,800mAh battery. TabPRO 8.4 features the WQXGA screen and a quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor clocked at 2.3GHz.
Overall all the four tabs mostly differ in terms of the screen size and the battery lying under the back panel. In terms of OS, all the four tabs would be arriving with android 4.4 KitKat and also features the same 8MP snapper at back and 2MP in the front. The screen type and resolution remains the same and there are different variants of the NotePRO (12.1inch) and TabPRO (12.1inch, 10.1inch) in terms of processor either portraying an Exynos Octa-Core processor or Snapdragon 800 Quad-Core processor.
NotePRO 12.1 and TabPRO 12.1 only differs in terms of the fact that NotePRO would be coming with the stylus S Pen and TabPRO won’t include any such stylus.
We created the Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO series to kick-off a year in which Samsung truly establishes its leadership in the tablet market. This new line offers the best-in-class content consumption and productivity, combining a stunning viewing experience with Samsung’s design legacy. The Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO truly demonstrate our commitment to providing our customers with extraordinarily versatile product offerings, tailored to tablet users of every description.” - JK Shin, CEO and President of IT & Mobile Division, Samsung Electronics