iPad Mini Killer? Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Review and Comparison
It's a phone, it's a tablet, it's the Galaxy Note 8.0
Samsung announced a new member of the Galaxy Note family with the release of the 8-inch device at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. This device which is named Galaxy Note 8.0 seems to hit the sweet spot between the 5.5-inch Galaxy Note II phone-tablet hybrid and the Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet.
The Galaxy Note 8.0 utilizes the S-Pen stylus, which was first introduced with the Samsung Galaxy Note II. Besides, it offers phone functionality as the Galaxy Note II does.
7-inch Tablets' Competition
After the Google's Nexus 7 being one of the most popular tablets, more and more tablets producers decide to pay more attention to developping smaller 7-inch tablets. Apple is also included by releasing the iPad Mini not long ago. And now, Samsung announced its second 7-inch tablet to compete with iPad Mini.
As a quick reference, we’ve put together a quick chart that compares the two tablets against each other. Based on the specs alone, it would be logical to say that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 beats the iPad Mini on multiple fronts.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 vs Apple iPad Mini
|Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0||Apple iPad Mini|
|Platform||Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean||iOS 6|
|Display||8-inches (1280×800)||7.9-inches (1024×768)|
|Processor||1.69GHz quad-core||A5 (dual-core)|
|Memory||2GB RAM||512 MB RAM|
|Storage||16GB, 32GB||16GB, 32GB, 64GB|
|Camera||5-megapixel rear, 1.3-megapixel front||5-megapixel rear, 1.2-megapixel front|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi, 3G||Wi-Fi, 4G LTE|
|Weight||338 grams||308 grams|
|Dimensions||210.8 x 135.9 x 7.95 (mm)||200 x 134 x 7.2 (mm)|
|Other||S Pen digital stylus|
Extending Reading: How to keep enjoying iTunes movies on Galaxy Note 8.0?
Galaxy Note 8.0, Nexus 7, or the iPad Mini? No matter which one you choose, you will get a different experence on these smaller tablets. There must be many people like watching movies on tablet especially when you are outside. iTunes Store is the most popular media center for you to download and purchase the latest movies and TV shows for enjoying. But, there will be a problem when you purchased a Galaxy Note 8.0 instead of iPad Mini. You can't play the iTunes movies on Galaxy Note 8.0.
As far as we know , Android tablets including Galaxy Note 8.0 can't directly play iTunes movies due to the DRM protection. So the best way to view iTunes movie on Galaxy Note 8.0 is to remove DRM from those M4V movies. NoteBurner M4V Converter Plus (For Mac) & (For Windows) is just the best DRM removal tool and the most powerful iTunes M4V to Galaxy Note 8.0 converter that can help you easily convert iTunes DRM movies and TV shows to common video formats like MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, MPEG4 and etc.
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