Original Galaxy Note 10.1 seeing KitKat update in Germany

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If you’re still using an original Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet, don’t worry, Samsung hasn’t forgotten about you. The original Note 10.1, the GT-N8000, is starting to see prompts for an update to Android 4.4.2 in Germany, both OTA and through Samsung Kies.

The update brings the device up to par with other Samsung devices on KitKat, bringing better performance and battery life, some redesigned interface elements (think white status bar icons) and wireless printing support, plus everything that’s native to KitKat.

Samsung is likely using Germany to test out the update at first, so we’ll probably see it pushed out to the rest of the world pretty soon.

source: SamMobile

Android 4.4.2 KitKat rolling out for Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014)

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An update to Android 4.4.2 KitKat for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) has started to roll out to owners of the devices. The update that is rolling out is for the WiFi-only version although updates for the 3G and 4G LTE models should be following soon. Like other devices, the update primarily brings the improvements that are part of Android 4.4.2 to the devices and is light on Samsung specific updates. One item we are waiting to get reports about is whether Samsung included their Magazine UX. The Magazine UX was introduced this year when Samsung rolled out some newer tablet devices, although Samsung has since backed off that UX and indicated it will work more closely with Google on being more consistent with Android design concepts.

If you have the Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014), you can check for the update by going to Settings -> General -> About phone -> Software updates. It may be a few days before it shows up for your device though.

source: SamMobile

Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition is up for sale

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Today, Verizon listed the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition with LTE connectivity for sale.

Verizon has priced the device at $699 out of the box and will cost $599.99 if you sign a two year data contract. The device features a 10.1-inch, 2560 x 1600 pixel display, 32 GB of internal storage, 64 GB expandable MicroSD slot, 8,220mAh battery, 8 MP rear camera and 2 MP front camera and runs on Android 4.3.

Source: Verizon

Press images for Verizon’s 2014 Galaxy Note 10.1 leak

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Twitter user @evleaks has leaked out the press images for Verizon’s 2014 Galaxy Note 10.1— the tablet, which saw the release of its WiFi version back in October, will feature 3GB of RAM and will come in 16 GB, 32 GB, and 64 GB versions, all of which can support an additional 64 GB of memory via microSD. The screen will be a 2560×1600 Super clear LCD display. Processor is still unknown, but could either be a 1.9 GHz  Octa Core processor or a 2.3 GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, but we’re going with the latter.

Expect official information from Verizon shortly.

Source: @evleaks

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10.1 powered by Verizon’s LTE service hits the FCC

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Samsung made a pretty big deal of its upcoming Galaxy TabPROs and NotePRO tablets at CES this week, but that’s no reason to ignore the LTE-powered Galaxy Note 10.1 which should be released in just a few months.

The tablet passed through the halls of the FCC this week and all signs are pointing to a release on Verizon in the US.

The LTE edition of Samsung’s hit tablet has LTE bands 4 and 13 (which are used by Verizon). The Wi-Fi version is currently being sold by Samsung for $599.99— expect the LTE variant to come with a pretty hefty price tag.

Source: FCC

Galaxy Note 10.1 – 2014 Edition to cost £499 for 16GB in the U.K.

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According to a tipster over at Android Central, the 2014 edition of the Galaxy Note 10.1 will cost £499 for the 16GB version with WiFi in the United Kingdom. The tablet launched last week in the United States and now retailers in the U.K. are getting them as well. The tispster snapped a photo of the device on display at Currys/PC World. Although the Galaxy Note 10.1 is on display, they aren’t expected to start being sold in the U.K. until next week. Also, note that it says there is a “quad core processor” rather than the octa-core one in the United States. This is likely just a typo.

Source: Android Central

[Deal] Get $50 Amazon gift card for purchase of 16GB Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition

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If you are interested in grabbing a new Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition tablet and can live with a couple restrictions on your choice of options, Amazon may be able to sweeten the deal for you a little bit. The online retailer is currently offering a $50 gift card if you place an order for the $549 tablet if you opt for a white, 16GB model. The gift card will be sent out via mail the same time the tablet ships. Amazon currently shows that particular version of the Galaxy Note 10.1 in stock and ready to ship. The gift cards are only available while supplies last. The $50 could be useful in procuring a case for this latest version of a Samsung stylus tablet. Hit the source link to place an order if you are interested.

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Samsung shows off the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition in new promo video

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samsung_galaxy_noteSamsung has put out the official introduction video for their 2014 Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1. The four and a half minute video shows off the new Note’s light, compact design which is apparently inspired by classic notebooks, and its stunning 2560×1600 display. Other features like Multi-Window, and S-Pen optimized features like Air command, S Finder and Action Memo are also featured in the intro video.

You can check out the video for yourself after the break.

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Pre-orders on 2014 edition of Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 begin tomorrow, debuts October 10

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It looks like the Samsung’s newest Galaxy Note 10.1 (called the 2014 edition) will be available online and in stores starting October 10th. Two color options include jet black and classic white. The 16GB model will go for $550, while the 32GB model will have a $600 price tag. When you buy, you’ll get three months of Hulu Plus, a one-year subscription to Boingo hotspots, and 50GB extra Dropbox storage. You’ll also get a 12-week subscription to the New York Times and a year of Bloomberg Businessweek. It’s a pretty sweet deal, so if you like what you hear, grab one when pre-orders begin online tomorrow night at midnight. Hit the break for the full press release.

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