The latest version of the Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet will finally hit store shelves starting October 10, with pre-orders set to begin tomorrow via a handful of retailers. Dubbed as the ‘2014 Edition’, the new Galaxy 10.1 will be available for purchase in the US next month in black and white color variants. As for pricing, the 16GB version gets a price tag of $550, while the 32GB variant will set you back by $600. The tablet will go on sale globally starting from Q3 2013.
The Galaxy Note 10.1 1024 Editon will be offered in three connectivity options: WiFi Only, WiFi and 3G, WiFi and LTE available in 16/32/64GB + Micro SD. Besides, it will come in two color options: Classic White and Jet Black.
Samsung has also announced free goodies for buyers of the latest Galaxy Note 10.1. These include three months of Hulu Plus, 50GB of extra Dropbox storage, a one-year subscription to Boingo hotspots, a 12-week subscription to the New York Times, along with a 12-month subscription to Bloomberg Businessweek. Besides, Samsung is also upping the ante on the hundreds of dollars of free digital content that customers will get when they buy the tablet.
The Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition was officially unveiled during Samsung’s September event during IFA 2013. The tablet features a high resolution 2560 x 1600 display, a significant upgrade from the 1280 x 800-pixel display of its predecessor. Under the hood, it gets powered by Samsung’s Exynos 5420 quad-core processor bundled with 3GB of RAM. The tablet also comes with a MicroSD slot for storage expansion. It also rocks an 8MP primary camera with auto-focus and LED flash and a 2MP front-facing shooter.
The tablet also comes with the S Pen, giving users an entirely new way to interact with the tablet. Some of the new S Pen features include Screen Write, Action Memo, Scrapbook, and S Finder.