Samsung’s latest Android tablet that comes with a stylus pen, the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 is now available in the US. The Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 was first seen at the CES 2014 last January, and it is the successor of last year’s Galaxy Note 10.1 2014. The new Galaxy Note Pro 12.2, not only comes with better specifications and features, but it’s also 2 inch larger than its predecessor. Out of the box, it runs on the latest Android 4.4 KitKat featuring Samsung’s latest Magazine UX. Check out the rest of its specs, price and where to buy below. There’s also a video review below to give you a better idea what this new tablet can do for you.
Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Specifications
Let’s start with its display, the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2, along with the Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, is the first to have a 12.2-inch WQXGA 16:10 display resolution at 2560×1600 with crystal clear technology. Both graphics and text looks great on this tablet. Under the hood, the Note Pro 12.2 is powered by an Exynos 5 Octa Core processor (1.9GHZ Quad Core + 1.3GHz Quad Core), or a Snapdragon 800 2.3GHz Quad core for the LTE variant. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box giving you a new and richer tablet experience.
The processor is paired with 3GB of RAM and comes with 32GB or 64GB internal storage capacity, plus an expandable memory via a microSD supporting up to 64GB capacity. It also comes with an 8 megapixel rear facing camera with AutoFocus, LED flash and Zero Shutter lag. The rear camera is paired with a 2 megapixel front facing camera.
For your connectivity options, the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 features a dual band WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac MIMO (2.4GHz and 5GHz) for a better and stronger WLAN connection. It also features WiFi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0 and there’s also a microUSB v3.0 for your wired connections.
The Samsung S Pen included with the Galaxy NotePRO delivers a more responsive, productive and overall efficient tablet experience with access to features such as Action Memo, Scrapbook, Screen Write and S Finder. In addition, Pen Window enables users to simply draw a window of any size on the screen, and instantly access unique in-application features such as YouTube or a calculator.
The Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 also comes pre-loaded with Cisco WebEx Meetings platform, the industry’s leading web conferencing solution that provides users with an easy way to meet with anyone, anywhere. And now for the first time on Android tablets, users can share anything on their screen as well as starting a WebEx meeting from contact list. Samsung e-Meeting provides collaboration capabilities by giving users the ability to share content during a meeting without having to access a central server or network.
The Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 is powered by a huge non removable 9500 mAh Li-Ion battery. This should be sufficient enough to last up to 12 hours or more depending on your usage. The rest of the features can be seen in the video reviews below.
|Specifications||Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2|
|Operating System||Android v4.4 KitKat|
|Chipset||Exynos 5 Octa 5420|
|Processor||1.9GHz Cortex A15 and 1.3GHz Cortex A7 Quad Core
Snapdragon 800 2.3GHz Quad (LTE)
|Graphics Processor||Mali T628 MP6|
|Display||12.2-inch Super Clear LCD, 16M colors
2560x1600, 247 ppi, multi touch 10 fingers
|Storage||32GB / 64GB|
|Expandable Storage||microSD up to 64GB|
|Camera Rear||8 megapixels, 3264x2448, AF, LED Flash|
|Camera Front||2 megapixels|
|Network||3G, HSPA+, Micro SIM|
|DATA||LTE, HSDPA 42.2Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps|
|Connectivity||WiFi 802.11 ac, dual band, WiFi Direct, WiFi hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP
microUSB v3 (MHL), USB Host
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Gyro, Compass|
|GPS||GPS with GLONASS|
|Dimensions||295.6mm x 204mm x 8mm|
|Weight||750 grams, w/ S Pen Stylus|
|Battery||Li-Ion 9500 mAh battery non-removable|
Price and Where to Buy
Currently, only the WIFI only version is available to order. The 32GB model is priced at $749.99, while you can get the 64GB variant for $849.99 USD. Both comes in either Black or White color.
For those who are looking for the LTE model of the Galaxy Note Pro 12.2, let’s wait for a few weeks (or probably a month or more) before it becomes available. I’ll update this post once the LTE variant becomes available.
Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Reviews
The Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 review below is courtesy of UNDERkg. His review focus more on the physical aspects of the Note Pro and compares it with other Samsung and Apple tablets as well.
The Review below is courtesy of MobileTechReview. This is a full review of the Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 and I suggested you watch this video review. Lisa discusses everything you need to know about this new device, from external aspect, features, performance and even gaming performance.