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Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 goes on sale in the UK

The stylus boasting Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 has launched in the UK with the tablet currently and Samsung Experience Store exclusive.

Formally unveiled in the days leading up to MWC 2013 back in February, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 is the company’s latest addition to its much loved and stylus hosting Note range, sitting comfortably between the 5.5-inch Samsung Galaxy Note 2 smartphone and Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet.

Available to purchase now, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 is currently exclusive to the Samsung Experience Store located at London’s Westfield Stratford City shopping centre. The manufacturer has revealed that other retail channels will follow in the near future.

Having spoken to staff at teh Experience Store, TrustedReviews has been informed that the 16GB Wi-Fi only model is currently the only device in stock with the unit setting waanabe owners back £339, considerable more than the similarly specced iPad mini.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Specs

With users able to make user of a raft of intuitive features, the impressive Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 specs sheet is further bolstered by a raft of software additions, including the ability to make use of multi-window viewing and enjoy content from two applications simultaneously.

Running Google’s Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS direct from the box, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 features list sees the title providing 8-inch WXGA touchscreen display play host to a 1280 x 800p resolution. With a 1.6GHz quad-core A9 processor running the show, the zippy Note 8.0 is further bolstered by 2GB of RAM and the option of 16GB or 32GB storage options, both expandable via microSD.

Alongside the tablet’s S-Pen stylus party piece, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 also incorporates a sizeable 4600mAh Lithium-Ion battery and a pair of integrated snappers, 5-megapixel round back and 1.3-megapixel up front.

Playing host to an extremely plasticy construct, the latest addition to Samsung’s growing Note line up, measures in at just 338g in weight.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Release Date and Price

Despite the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 release date seeing the device now on sale, at least through one store, Samsung has failed to formally confirm the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 price.

Having spoken directly with staff at the Samsung Experience Store, we can confirm that the 16GB Wi-Fi only model costs a considerable £339. Details on the 3G and 32GB options is still unknown.

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