Despite releasing different versions of
Galaxy Tab, Samsung continued introducing Note 10.1 worldwide on Aug 15.
Galaxy Note 10.1 is Samsung’s most
important tablet at present because it not only represents as a new product but
also shows the brand’s strategy as well as plan in the tablet market.
Note 10.1 is Samsung’s most hi-end tablet.
Galaxy Tab has appeared for 2 years but it
couldn’t compete with iPad from Apple. Thus, Samsung summoned up all their
strength for Note 10.1. They first introduced the device at Mobile World
Congress in Spain in February and the tablet has been sold in several countries
but until on Aug 15th did it get an introduction conference.
Samsung said the delay was for obeying to
strict standard for quality. Galaxy Note 10.1 was also supplemented with latest
enhancements such as quad-core processor, 5MP camera, multi-tasking support,
many new features for S Pen, content-linking apps Allshare Cast and Bluetooth
When Samsung released Galaxy Note 10.1 in
the end of 2011, people were doubtful about this big smartphone but the phone’s
success succeeded everyone’s expectations with 10 million models sold within 9
months. This encouraged Samsung to continue releasing new 10.1inch tablet plus
However, many people question about the
difference between Galaxy Note 10.1 and Galaxy Tab, and where the fate of Tab
will go. “It’s easily recognizable that Note 10.1 is for creativity of work and
study while Galaxy Tab, like other tablets, is tool for communication and
entertainment”, analyzed Samsung’s representative.
other tablets, Note 10.1 is equipped with stylus. RRP is $500.
Nick DiCarlo, Samsung Telecommunications
America product director, added that Note and Tab aimed at different segments. Tab
is for usual user wanting a mid-class tablet. Meanwhile, Note is hi-class and
able to help user not only draw, write, compose but also play game and surf
DiCarlo emphasized that he didn’t worry
whether either Note or Tab stole each other’s market as well as the tablet
market was so young that he couldn’t tell who would be the winner.
Galaxy Note 10.1 is due to be sold in