The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition is now available in the U.S. from Amazon. The retailer just started offering both the 16GB and 32GB versions of the tablet.
Samsung is having a very busy October. It just launched the Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear smartwatch will all major carriers in the U.S. and, as promised, it just launched the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition tablet. Interested buyers can pick up the Galaxy Note 10.1 from Amazon. The retailer is currently offering the 16GB and 32GB models in choice of black or white for $549 and $599, respectively.
The Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition features a 10.1-inch Super Clear LCD display with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 and a pixel density of 299 pixels per inch (ppi). It runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, is powered by an Exynos 5420 quad-core processor and 3GB of RAM. Its wireless capabilities include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 LE (low energy), GPS and NFC. It uses an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front facing camera for video chat. The Note 10.1 will come in storage capacities of 16GB and 32GB, and include a microSD expansion slot with support for up to 64GB microSD cards. Samsung has used a large 8,220mAh battery and added enhanced S Pen functionality.
The Galaxy Note 10.1 is also the only other Samsung device besides the Galaxy Note 3 that will work with the Galaxy Gear smartwatch. Some of its highlights include:
Thin Design and Fast Performance
This powerful tablet provides fast performance in a sleek design that's comfortable to hold. It features Samsung's most efficient processor for fast Web browsing and multitasking and longer battery life.
Take Handwritten Notes and More with the S Pen
Included with the Galaxy Note 10.1 is Samsung's S Pen, which is a digital pen that allows you to jot down notes, phone numbers, search terms, contact information, and more right on the display. Samsung's handwriting-to-text engine automatically converts your written notes to digital type. The S Pen offers precise control along with access to shortcuts to a wide range of S Pen functions via the Air Command feature.
Functions As a Universal Remote Control
Watching television just got simpler, thanks to the Galaxy Note 10.1's built-in IR blaster, which allows you to use the tablet as a universal remote control. The Samsung WatchON feature lets you type in your zip code and cable provider to browse and search current TV listings and get personalized recommendations based on your viewing history.
Curated Content with My Magazine
Built into the Galaxy Note 10.1 is Samsung's My Magazine feature, which you can personalize with your favorite news sources, celebrities, sports teams, musical artists, and Twitter streams. Access it from the home screen by simply swiping up. My Magazine provides an easy, convenient way to keep track of everything that's important to you.
Amazon is offering the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 214 Edition for $549 for 16GB and $599 for 32GB. The retailer is also including free shipping with the order.