Samsung unveils four new tablets, Galaxy NotePRO & Galaxy TabPRO at CES 2014

Samsung unveiled new Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO

Samsung unveiled new Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO

Samsung Electronics unveiled  four  new tablets, the Samsung Galaxy TabPRO in 12.2, 10.1, 8.4 inch models and NotePRO 12.2 inch model at CES 2014 in Las Vegas.

The Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO combine a crystal-clear, WQXGA display for a world-class viewing experience, powerful productivity tools, and unique features with preloaded and free downloadable content, producing a superior mobile solution.

Features to look for in both the NotePRO and TabPRO are –

  1. They both have the world’s first 12.2-inch WQXGA Widescreen (16:10) display, offering crystal clear resolution of 2560 x 1600 with more than 4 million pixels. This screen allows you to “flip” through digital magazines, review detailed work documents or enjoy your favorite movies with dual speakers.

  2. Both the tablets features latest Android OS KitKat 4.4 with all latest updated features.

  3. A personalized Magazine UX that helps you personalized your home screen tailed made to your requirements. The UX enables them to organize your  favorite content in an easy-to-use dashboard with automatic feed or news updates and then quickly access the most frequently used apps for a more comfortable reading experience.

  4. Enhanced Multi Window that supports upto 4 different windows at a time and an innovative Virtual Keyboard that provides you with enough space to type comfortably, to produce a more realistic typing experience. So you could be playing game while typing an email or watching a movie and listening to music all at same time.

  5. Productivity made easy with Cisco WebEX, multi-point video conferencing over wireless networks is as easy as making a phone call or sending an email. Host a group chat with up to eight people, and even share screens between devices. Each GALAXY PRO comes loaded with a 6-month free trial of Cisco WebEX.

  6. e-Meeting – a personal organizer with impressive sharing capabilities. With a simple mobile AP or WiFi connection, you can link meeting participants by sharing data simultaneously and even take notes on the same whiteboard.

  7. Air Command similar feature as in Galaxy Note3, Galaxy NotePRO comes with S Pen, while Galaxy TabPRO doesn’t have a S Pen.
    ActionMemo – Write down anything for now or later. By linking memos to actions, you can perform various tasks like calling the number or searching the address you just wrote down.
    Scrapbooker – Easily scrap, categorize, then track down images, videos and other content. Just circle the information or image that you want to save and move it into the Scrapbooker.
    Screen Write – Quickly grab screenshot and make annotations on it before saving it to your gallery or sharing it via SMS, email or other apps
    S Finder – Search your entire device by keywords and apply date, location or content filters to locate your favorite photos, important documents or even old chats.
    Pen Window – using the S Pen, clicking on this command pops up a window with apps for multitasking.

Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 inch worlds largest WQXGA display

Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 inch worlds largest WQXGA display

Specifications for Galaxy NotePRO 12.2  –

  • Display – 12.2-inch WQXGA (2560 X 1600) Super clear LCD
  • Camera – 8MP rear camera with LED flash and Zero Shutter Lag, 2MP front camera
  • Battery – 9,500 mAh
  • OS – Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Processor – WiFi and 3G: Exynos 5 Octa (1.9 GHz QuadCore + 1.3 GHz Quadcore)
  • Memory – 3GB RAM, 32/64 GB internal memory, expandable upto 64GB
  • Connectivity – Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac MIMO (2.4 & 5 GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, AllShareCast, BT4.0, USB3.0
  • Comes with S Pen, Air Command : Action Memo, Scrapbook, Screen Write, S Finder, Pen Window
Galaxy TabPRO 12.2 inch worlds largest WQXGA display

Galaxy TabPRO 12.2 inch worlds largest WQXGA display

Specifications for Galaxy TabPRO 12.2

  • Display – 12.2-inch WQXGA (2560 X 1600) Super clear LCD
  • Camera – 8MP rear camera with LED flash and Zero Shutter Lag, 2MP front camera
  • Battery – 9,500 mAh
  • OS – Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Processor – WiFi and 3G: Exynos 5 Octa (1.9 GHz QuadCore + 1.3 GHz Quadcore)
  • Memory – 3GB RAM, 32/64 GB internal memory, expandable upto 64GB
  • Connectivity – Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac MIMO (2.4 & 5 GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, AllShareCast, BT4.0, USB3.0
  • No S Pen, so no features of Air Command.
Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 10.1 inch

Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 10.1 inch

Specifications for Galaxy TabPRO 10.1

  • Display – 10.1-inch WQXGA (2560 X 1600) Super clear LCD
  • Camera – 8MP rear camera with LED flash and Zero Shutter Lag, 2MP front camera
  • Battery – 8,220 mAh
  • OS – Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Processor – WiFi and 3G: Exynos 5 Octa (1.9 GHz QuadCore + 1.3 GHz Quadcore)
  • Memory – 2GB RAM, 16/32 GB internal memory, expandable upto 64GB
  • Connectivity – WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac CH Bonding, BT v4.0, USB 2.0
  • No S Pen, so no features of Air Command.
Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 8.4 inch

Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 8.4 inch

Specifications for Galaxy TabPRO 8.4

  • Display – 8.4-inch WQXGA (1600×2560) Super clear LCD
  • Camera – 8MP rear camera with LED flash and Zero Shutter Lag, 2MP front camera
  • Battery – 9,500 mAh
  • OS – Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Processor – Snapdragon 800 2.3 GHz QuadCore
  • Memory – 2GB RAM, 16/32 GB internal memory, expandable upto 64GB
  • Connectivity – WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/acCH Bonding, BT v4.0, USB 2.0
  • No S Pen, so no features of Air Command.

Plenty of amazing tablets from Samsung, faster processing, high quality display and good battery life, price not yet revealed.

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Samsung Electronics announced the Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 Kids, a tablet built specifically for kids

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, announced the Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 Kids, a tablet built specifically for kids with the educational tools and safety features parents want.

It comes pre-installed with top kid’s apps and also Kid’s store aimed at driving the educational possibilities of technology for kids. Preloaded content includes educational, games, entertainment and e-book apps.It also gives parents a chance to select apps for kids via the Application Manager.

It also includes Time Management tool that lets parents set the specific time for use. After a time period is over, a password lock screen appears, requiring a password to unlock the device. This tool helps parents to ensure the time spent by their children on tablet is balanced.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 with Kids Case

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 with Kids Case

Specifications are almost as Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, they are as follows –

  1. Display – 7.0 inch WSVGA (1024×600, 170ppi) TFT
  2. Processor – 1.2 Ghz Dual core processor with 1GB RAM
  3. OS – Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
  4. Camera – 3 megapixel rear and 1.3 megapixel front camera
  5. Memory – 8GB internal and 32GB expandable upto 32GB via MicroSD
  6. Battery – Standard battery, Li-ion 4,000mAh
  7. Connectivity – WiFi a/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz), WiFi Channel Bonding, WiFi Direct , Bluetooth® 3.0, USB 2.0
  8. Video – record and playback videos in 1080p Full HD @30fps

Its Wifi only device, no voice calling. It comes with standard Google Apps like Google Mobile Services: Google Search, Gmail, Google Play Store, Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Maps (Turn-by-turn Navigation), Google Now. Also includes Samsung Apps/Kids Store.

A Kids Case featuring a kids-friendly grip and multiple stand options will also be available for the Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 Kids. The case also comes equipped with an easy-to-grip C Pen, providing fun drawing capabilities without the possibility of leaving marks on other objects.

So to conclude, its a good move by Samsung to grab attention of young kids and it works well as handy tool for kids learning purposes. It will be out by September and available across China, Europe, U.S., Africa, South America and South East Asia. Price is not yet revealed.

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Samsung announces the Galaxy Mega, a 6.3″ or 5.8″ monster Android smartphone

Samsung Electronics unveiled its largest Android smartphone till date, the Samsung Galaxy MEGA with 5.8 inch and 6.3 inch touchscreen display phones due to launch in May.

Both the models run on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and powered by Dual Core processors.

Features to look forward to –

Galaxy Mega 5.8

GALAXY Mega with 5.8 inch Display

GALAXY Mega with 5.8 inch Display

  1. Processor -1.4GHz Dual Core AP & 1.5 GB RAM
  2. Camera – 8 megapixel (rear) & 1.9 megapixel (front) camera
  3. Display – 5.8-inch (147mm) QHD TFT
  4. Memory – 8 GB Internal & external via MicroSD upto 64GB
  5. Connectivity – Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, BT 4.0(BLE), USB 2.0 H/S , GPS+GLONASS
  6. Battery – Standard battery, Li-ion 2,600 mAh
  7. OS – Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

 

Galaxy Mega 6.3

Galaxy Mega with 6.3 inch display

Galaxy Mega with 6.3 inch display

  1. Processor -1.7 GHz Dual Core AP & 1.5 GB RAM
  2. Camera – 8 megapixel (rear) & 1.9 megapixel (front) camera
  3. Display – 6.3-inch (159.7mm) HD TFT
  4. Memory – 8/16 GB Internal & external via MicroSD upto 64GB
  5. Connectivity – Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct, BT 4.0(BLE), USB 2.0 H/S , GPS+GLONASS, NFC, MHL
  6. Battery –  Standard battery, Li-ion 3,200 mAh
  7. OS – Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)

Common Features –

  • Google Mobile Services include –
    Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, Google LatitudeGoogle Play Store, Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Places, Google Navigation, Google Downloads, Voice Search
  • Camera Features – Beauty Face, Best Photo, Best Face, Drama, Rich Tone (High Dynamic Range), Sound & Shot, Sports

In all, plenty of really good features, Dual core processors and 1.5 GB RAM ensure faster processing, 1.9 megapixel camera for high quality video calls.Big screen display bigger than Galaxy Note 2 which 5 inches almost close to Galaxy Tab 2 7 inches, better connectivity.

Definitely a must buy, it will give a good competition to the likes of Galaxy Note 2, Samsung Galaxy S3 and iPhone 5 too.

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LG Electronics announces it’s First Full HD Smartphone, Optimus G Pro available online for sale.

LG Optimus G Pro

LG Optimus G Pro

Features to expect in Optimus G Pro are –

  • Screen – 5.5-inch True HD-IPS+ LCD with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 @ 400 ppi
  • Processor – 1.7GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 600 Processor with 2GB RAM
  • Memory – 32GB internal memory with MicroSD slot
  • Camera – 13.2 MP rear camera with LED flash & 2.1 MP front camera for video calls, capture images and videos in Full HD.
  • OS – Android OS 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
  • Battery – 3,140mAh removable battery & wireless charging
  • Connectivity – Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, LTE connectivity
  • Additional features – Dual Recording and Virtual Reality (VR) Panorama

Dual Recording – allows users to capture video with both the front and rear cameras simultaneously for a unique picture-in-picture experience.

Virtual Reality (VR) Panorama – allows shots of entire horizontal and vertical environments for a full 360 view.

It sounds to be an awesome phone by LG, it will be on display Mobile World Congress MWC 2013, awaiting its launch in India. It’s available online for Rs. 30,990 approx $560