|[February 04, 2014]
Samsung Launches World's First 12.2-inch Widescreen Tablets in U.S.: Galaxy Note Pro and Tab Pro Series Available Feb. 13
RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. --(Business Wire)--
Samsung (News - Alert) Electronics America, Inc. today announced that the Wi-Fi enabled
Galaxy Note® Pro 12.2 and Tab® Pro 10.1 and 8.4
will be available in the U.S. beginning Feb. 13. Pre-orders will start
at midnight ET, Feb. 4 from Samsung.com, Best Buy, Walmart, Amazon,
Tiger Direct, PC Richard and Sons, Fry's, and Newegg. The Samsung Galaxy
Tab Pro 12.2 will be available in March 2014. Verizon (News - Alert) Wireless will be
the first to offer the Galaxy Note Pro 12.2�with 4G LTE
connectivity�later this quarter.�For more information, visit www.samsung.com/us/protablets.
Samsung's new Galaxy Note Pro and Tab Pro series includes four models -
Note Pro 12.2 and Tab Pro 12.2, 10.1 and 8.4. The new tablet lineup
features premium materials, a suite of applications and services,
unparalleled displays, a unique interface designed to simplify access
and discovery of content, and many new productivity tools.
"The Note Pro and Tab Pro create a more meaningful user experience at
the intersection of work and play," said Nanda Ramachandran, vice
president of emerging business at Samsung Telecommunications America.
"With four completely revamped models featuring unique software
innovations and impressive displays, these tablets offer users a premium
The Galaxy Note Pro and Tab Pro series tablets will be available in two
color options, black and white.
"The Galaxy Note Pro and Tab Pro series deliver an unparalleled tablet
experience," said Travis Merrill, vice president of tablet marketing at
Samsung Electronics America. "As mobile usage habits have evolved, so
have our tablet offerings. This Pro series is designed to meet the
distinctive needs of today's mobile consumer, whether at home, on-the-go
or at work."
Vibrant, Large Displays
Samsung's Galaxy Note Pro and Tab Pro 12.2 are the world's first
12.2-inch tablets with high-resolution WQXGA (2560 x 1600) Super Clear
LCDs and widescreen aspect ratios of 16:10, with more than 4 million
pixels. Engineered with 3GB of RAM (News - Alert) and a larger screen for optimal
viewing, the Galaxy Note Pro and Tab Pro 12.2 give consumers the power
and screen real estate to view full HD videos and perform various tasks
on a dazzling and vibrant display.
Developed and designed specifically for the 12.2-inch Note Pro and Tab
Pro, Multi Window lets users view up to four applications
simultaneously, offering improved multitasking. The Multi Window feature
enhancs productivity with impressive quick controls, like drag and drop
for easy cut and paste and one-touch presets, to quickly launch commonly
used Multi Window app configurations.
The Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 display is the most pixel dense tablet on the
market. HD video, images and games take full advantage of the high pixel
count, giving users a display quality not found on any other tablets in
its class. With a Snapdragon 800 2.3 GHz quad core processor, the Tab
Pro 8.4 is built to handle high-powered games and video.
Pro Series Amps Up Productivity
All tablets in the Note Pro and Tab Pro series are outfitted with
Magazine UX, Samsung's innovative new user interface that's built right
into the home screen layout. This customizable layout brings users'
favorite and most-frequented content-games, notes, apps, e-mail and
more-to the forefront, offering direct access to content with a single
To enhance productivity and give users a more effective typing medium,
Note Pro, Tab Pro 12.2 and Tab Pro 10.1 feature a virtual keyboard that
mimics the size and appearance of a physical keyboard, leveraging haptic
feedback and hotkeys to offer users a more accurate and familiar typing
experience. It includes directional keys and copy/paste functionality
built right into the keyboard which allows you to create and edit
documents more efficiently.
The Note Pro also includes Samsung's S Pen, offering the precision and
responsiveness that customers love, as well as features such as
handwriting-to-text, Air Command, and Pen Window.
Both the Note Pro and Tab Pro come equipped with applications designed
for optimal professional performance and mobile productivity. Remote PC
allows easy access and control of a home or office computer directly
through a Pro tablet, while a downloadable and touch optimized version
of Hancom Office gives users the ability to create, edit and save
documents, spreadsheets and presentations with the same functionality
you would find on a PC. 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.
These devices come with a powerful and productive Samsung accessory
ecosystem that includes keyboard covers, the S Action Mouse and USB LAN
Hub adapters along with a variety of third party accessories including
Bluetooth keyboards from ZAGG (News - Alert), Belkin and Logitech.
Extensive and Immersive Content and Services
Samsung continues to partner with leading entertainment, productivity
and news sources to provide over $800 in premium bundled content for the
Galaxy Note Pro and Tab Pro tablets through Galaxy Perks. With Galaxy
Perks, consumers have access to popular and best-selling news, social
media, and cloud storage applications including: $25 Google Play credit,
three-month trial Hulu Plus membership, one-year Bloomberg (News - Alert) Businessweek+
subscription, six months of Cisco WebEx Premium 8 package, and 50 GB of
Dropbox space for two years. In the future, customers will have access
to one year of Gogo inflight internet access (up to 36 flights). For
more information on Galaxy Perks, please visit www.samsung.com/us/galaxyperks.
Pricing for the tablets are as follows:
Note Pro 12.2: $749.99 (32 GB), $849.99 (64 GB)
12.2: $649.99 (32 GB)
Tab Pro 10.1: $499.99 (16 GB)
Pro 8.4: $399.99 (16 GB)
For multimedia content and more information, please visit www.samsungmobileuspress.com.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening
new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation
and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of�televisions,
smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, LTE
systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ
236,000 people across 79 countries with annual sales of US$187.8 billion.
About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, NJ, Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
(SEA), is a recognized innovation leader in consumer electronics design
and technology. A wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co.,
Ltd., SEA delivers a broad range of digital consumer electronics, IT and
home appliance products. Samsung is the market leader for HDTVs in the
U.S. and America's fastest growing home appliance brand. To discover
more of the award-winning products you love with Samsung, please visit www.samsung.com.
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