Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Images And Specs Leaked: First Look At The Tablet

By Anu Passary email: a.passary@mobilenapps.com | Jan 24, 2013 11:07 AM EST

Share This Story

  • Print
  • Email

Samsung's JK Shin may have confirmed that the 8-inch Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet would be unveiled at the MWC 2013, but other details like specs were short at hand. Not anymore though. A leaked image of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 tab, along with its specs, has now surfaced online.

Follow us

The leaked image is supposedly a press render of the Galaxy Note 8.0 and was posted by a Twitter user who goes by the handle "@ClasificateArg."

At first glance, the image could pass off as a new Samsung offering; however, on closer scrutiny, one notices that quite a few things seem amiss. So, is the image posted by @ClasificateArg on Twitter legit?

The authenticity of the leaked photograph is anybody's guess, but judging by the uncanny resemblance with Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, it could well be a mock-up and not the real deal.

What's more, the home screen mentions Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, which is quite unusual to see on a completely different tablet. The image looks to be a photoshopped version of the Galaxy Tab 2. 7.0, according to an Android Authority report.

"Digging even deeper in that weird home screen, we can't help but notice everything about it looks awfully familiar. Which is probably because it's a one-one-one copy of the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 screen as shown by Samsung in multiple press renders. Oops, did anyone forgot something in his photoshop session with the 7-incher?" noted Android Authority.

Moreover, the S Pen slot is hardly noticeable and the mention of the impending tablet's specs below the image seems to be conveniently placed. The specs are listed in Spanish and point to a 1280 x 800 pixels resolution display, a 1.6GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 4600mAh battery, a 5-megapixel primary camera, and a 1.3-megapixel secondary snapper.

However, the leaked image of the Galaxy Note 8.0 tab, codenamed KONA, shows a different placement for the rear-facing camera, when compared to the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0. Additionally, the Galaxy Note 8.0 seems to have more rounded edges and seems to be along the lines of the Nexus 10 when it comes to form factor.

It is possible to manipulate such tweaks on photoshop and, therefore, leaves the authenticity of the image open to debate.

The leaked image and specs should be taken with a pinch of salt as chances are that it could well be a fan mock-up and not the real deal.

Get the Most Popular Mobile&Apps Stories in a Weekly Newsletter

© 2014 Mobile & Apps All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

Featured Video : Intel Pocket Avatars

Join Our Conversation

Smartphones
HTC One M8HTC One M8 with Windows Phone 8.1 instead of Android to launch later this year?
Apple Retail Stores to allow iPhone purchases through U.S. carriers’ early upgrade programs
Google Nexus 6 to come this fall from Motorola, codenamed ‘Shamu’?
LG readying Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone?
Tablet / Laptop / PC
Dell Venue 7 and Venue 8Dell unveils Venue 7 and Venue 8 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean tablets
Retina iPad Mini facing delays, may not launch until early next year
Refurbished 128GB iPad with Retina Display now available on the Apple Online Store
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 – 2014 Edition: Pricing and availability now official
Gadgets
Amazon LogoAmazon reportedly to launch ‘Firetube’ set-top box before 2013 holidays
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear India launch: Pricing and availability
Samsung Galaxy Gear Android smartwatch now up for pre-order in Canada
Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 reportedly in the works already, may debut at CES or MWC 2014
OS / Software
HTC LogoHTC reportedly considering Android/Windows Phone dual-booting smartphone as Microsoft pushes for deeper Windows mobile integration
iOS 7 Chrome Incognito mode leaks private searches due to bug
Sprint HTC One Android 4.3 Jelly Bean already rolling out, AT&T, T-Mobile & Verizon to follow
Microsoft Windows 8.1 now available for pre-order
Internet / Social Media
Google DowntimeGoogle blacks out for two minutes, causes 40 percent drop in world’s Internet traffic
Xbox Music web player is live and ready for Xbox Music Pass subscribers
Facebook Android app collected phone numbers even if users never logged in
Firefox 22 brings support for web video calls, 3D gaming, and Unreal Engine 3
What's App
PayPal iOS appPayPal for iOS update brings loyalty card support, other features and enhancements
Facebook Slingshot now official to challenge Snapchat – What makes it stand out?
Pinterest update brings Guided Search to desktop users (VIDEO)
SwiftKey goes free on Google Play, boasts great new features & improvements
Copyright © 2014 Mobile & Apps All rights reserved. mobilenapps
Real Time Analytics