Samsung has unveiled two new tablets that are claimed to be equally good at work and when playin, and promised that in 2014 it will take over leadership in the category from Apple.
The Galaxy maker unveiled to public the NotePro and TabPro at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 in Las Vegas, showing new features that are based on Android operating system, but it’s said to be the firm’s most bespoke version of the operating system yet.
One Galaxy NotePro, features a 12.2” screen, and three TabPros, at 8.4”, 10.1” and 12.2”. The new device is scheduled to go on sale in the UK later this year. The company claims the new portfolio “redefines what a tablet can do”.
The 12.2” devices will be the largest mainstream tablets available, and offer a full HD display, The Telegraph writes.
The just introduced tablets are also promised to aim at business users as they are able to display four applications simultaneously, when compared with the current two.
The NotePro, like other Galaxy Note models, comes with the S Pen stylus, while both new models include Remote PC software to access computers from anywhere in the world, and the WebEx conferencing software.
Simon Stanford, vice-president of Samsung UK and Ireland’s IT & Mobile Division, said “We created the Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO series to kick off a year in which Samsung truly establishes its leadership in the tablet market. This new line offers the best in media consumption and productivity, combining the industry’s best viewing experience in a tablet with Samsung’s award-winning design legacy.”
He went on, adding: “The Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO demonstrate our commitment to providing our customers with an extraordinarily versatile product, further extending their digital experience into everyday life than ever before.”
By the way, during the CES 2014 when Samsung was presenting its new products, director Michael Bay appeared, who was scheduled to deliver an endorsement of the content on TVs such as Samsung’s new 105-inch curved screen by linking it to his movie career.
Unfortunately for the Hollywood star Bay’s teleprompter wasn’t working. The director, clearly nervous already, declared that he would “wing it” — but gave up and walked offstage just seconds later.