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Published on November 25th, 2013 | by admin

Samsung Electronics Australia welcomes the GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition)

Showcases Samsung tablet innovation, sophisticated style and versatile functionality for Australians 

SYDNEY, Australia – November 25, 2013 – Samsung Electronics Australia has today announced local pricing and availability of the GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition), a new addition to Samsung’s flagship GALAXY Note mobile device range. The new GALAXY Note 10.1 is designed to offer Australians a sophisticated tablet in a fashionable design, with a range of features aimed at delivering an amazing content experience to Australians, on a high resolution display.

“The latest GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) represents a fantastic combination of stylish design and impressive engineering, all available in an ultra-thin (7.9mm) device. What really sets this product apart is the enhanced functionality of the S Pen and the great multitasking ability it can offer users.

Combined with a fantastic screen for an amazing multimedia experience, it is one of our most innovative tablets launched in Australia to date,” said Arno Lenior, Marketing Director – Samsung Electronics Australia.

“We’re very proud to build on the success of the first GALAXY Note 10.1, a tablet that created a different category for Samsung by offering Australians the ability to experience content in engaging ways through a great display, constantly updated and refreshed digital content and S Pen functionality,” Lenior added.

Amazing Viewing Experience, Enhanced Multitasking

The GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) delivers a 2,560 x 1600 resolution display. Combined with an intuitive user interface format, users can interact with highly detailed content using a range of software features.

With Multi Window functionality, users can run multiple windows of selected applications on the device screen at one time. # Multi Window works by using the device’s S Pen to drag and drop content between windows. Using the S Pen, the device’s Pen Window feature also allows users to draw a window on the screen to create a customised menu of shortcuts to specific applications, tools and other navigation options loaded onto the device.##

The GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) user interface can also display content in a magazine style format that can allow users to organise their favourite applications and content in an easy-to-use dashboard. Whether watching videos, reading e-books, or using the S Pen to draw and write, the GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) aims to provide an immersive and interactive media experience.

Design characteristics, like a slim form and textured leather-like back cover that includes stitched borders, have been engineered to inspire a sense of elegance and sophistication.

Improved S Pen and S Note Functionality  

The updated S Pen included with the GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) has superb responsiveness when using the device as compared to previous GALAXY Note 10.1 devices. The new S Pen and its enhanced features are built to produce versatile and creative input capabilities when writing and drawing on the device display.

Showcased in the recently released GALAXY Note 3, the GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) also includes exciting S Pen features such as Action Memo, Scrapbook, Screen Write and S Finder that helps make accessing and sharing information easy. Combined with the tablet’s 10.1 inch screen, the S Pen capabilities present users with creative freedom to draw, sketch and write content.

With Scrapbook capabilities, users can easily collect interesting content they create in an application, tool or find online using the S Pen and organise it into individualised scrapbook files that they can access at a later date. Building on the existing S Note feature, an improved version has been developed to be intuitive and easy to use with a new interface. With Easy Chart, hand-drawn visualisations of data can be transformed into formal charts and graphs.

Offering Content for Entertainment and Creativity^

The GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) will be offered with a pack of pre-loaded entertainment, education, productivity and security tools and apps designed specifically for Australians, including:

  • One month free trial with Samsung Music Hub®1;
  • 8 weeks of free movie streaming with Quickflix2;
  • Bonus 50GB storage for 2 years with Dropbox,3;
  • A free 12 month Bloomberg News subscription4; and more

The GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) will also offer a host of exciting international content offerings that complements the device’s entertainment, productivity and creativity properties. These will include:

  • The New York Times for Android™5; and
  • Autodesk Sketchbook for GALAXY for painting and sketching;

In addition, the GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) will also include a Samsung Apps widget that will direct users to content provided by Samsung. The widget will operate on the home screen and include a “Special Offer for GALAXY” section that will highlight unique, country-based content for users.

Smart Freedom with GALAXY Gear6 

The GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) (4G variant only) is also available as a compatible device to Samsung’s latest piece of wearable technology, GALAXY Gear6. When combined with the GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) (4G variant only), GALAXY Gear can allow users to live in the moment while staying connected via the internet^.

GALAXY Gear6, worn on the user’s wrist, offers the ability to receive notifications of incoming emails and alerts, or take photos and short videos straight from the Gear without having to take the Note out of their bag.

Work-Life Balance with Samsung Knox

The GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) comes with pre-installed privacy and security protection provided by Samsung KNOX™. Users can activate Samsung KNOX™ which allows them to run and store security-sensitive applications and data inside a protected environment called “container”. The security inside the container helps protect against potential malware and phishing attacks as well as hacking attempts on physical devices when devices are stolen or lost.

Pricing and Availability

The GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) will be available at both the Melbourne and Sydney Samsung Experience Stores and a range of other retailers. Product shipments to retailers will commence from November 25, 2013. It will also be available in two colour options, Jet Black and Classic White

The GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) is available with two connectivity options and prices:

  • Wi-Fi Only: RRP $649.00
  • Wi-Fi and 4G: RRP $799.00

All variants are available with internal memory of up to 16GB + Micro SD (sold separately). 

GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) Product Specifications 

Category

Specifications

Network

4G   : LTE  CAT4 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600

HSPA+   42Mbps 850/900/1900/2100, HSUPA 5.76Mbps

Processor

4G: 2.3GHz Quad-core

Wi-Fi: 1.9GHz x4 + 1.3GHz Octa-core

 

Display

10.1-inch   WQXGA (2560 X 1600) Super clear LCD

OS

Android   4.3 (Jellybean)

Camera

Main(Rear):   8 Megapixel BSI sensor, Auto Focus Camera with LED   Flash, Zero Shutter lag

Sub(Front):   2 Megapixel BSI sensor

Video

–   Codec: H.264, MPEG-4, H.263, VC-1, WMV7, WMV8,

Sorenson   Spark, MP43, VP8, HEVC

–   1080p Full HD video @ 30fps

Audio

–   Codec: MP3, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA, FLAC*, AMR-NB/WB,

WAV* MID

*Ultra High Quality   Audio ( ~ 192kHz, 24bit) support

–   3.5mm Ear Jack, Stereo Speaker

S Pen

Optimized

Features

S   Pen Experience

–   S Note(Easy Chart), S Planner

–   Air Command: Action Memo, Scrapbook, Screen Write, S Finder, Pen   Window

–   Direct Pen Input

Services &   Additional Features

Samsung   Apps
Samsung   Kies / Samsung Kies Air
Samsung   TouchWiz / My Magazine
Samsung   Hub

–   Video (Preload)

–   Books / Games / Learning / Music (Stub)

ChatOn: mobile   communication service
Samsung WatchON, Samsung Link,   Group Play
Samsung KNOX
Bloomberg   Businessweek+, New York Times
SketchBook   for GALAXY, Filpboard, TripAdvisor, Dropbox, Twitter

Google Mobile Services

Chrome, Search, Gmail, Google+, Maps, Play Books

Play Movies, Play Music, Play Store, Hangouts

Voice Search, YouTube, Google Settings, Play Games,   Messenger

Connectivity

Wi-Fi   802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5 GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, AllShareCast, BT4.0,   USB2.0

GPS

A-GPS   + GLONASS

Sensor

Accelerometer,   Gyroscope, Geo-magnetic,

Memory

3GB   RAM, 16GB Internal Memory

microSD (Up to 64GB)

Dimension

243.1   X 171.4 X 7.9mm, 535g (WiFi Version)

Battery

Standard   Battery, Li-ion 8,220mAh

 


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