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Samsung’s 2013 tablet portfolio leaks: 1080p 8-inch Tab, octa-core 11-incher coming

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Samsung’s 2013 tablet portfolio leaks: 1080p 8-inch Tab, octa-core 11-incher coming
Samsung’s portfolio of devices is surely a well-guarded secret and having it all leak out is a dubious affair, but in this case the source is SamMobile, a relatively trustworthy publication, and it brings some good news.

In 2013, Samsung is allegedly planning to bring an 8-inch Galaxy Tab tablet with a 1080p screen and an 11-inch Android slate with an octa-core chip. These are just some of the Samsung tablets that will get released throughout the year, and here is the full list along with the rumored specifications:

Samsung Galaxy Tab DUOS 7.0 (nearly identical to the just announced Galaxy Tab 3.0)
- 7.0” PLS LCD 600 x 1024 pixel screen
- 3 Megapixel (rear camera)
- 2 Megapixel (front)
- dual-core processor
- dual-SIM
- microSD 32GB

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.0
- 8.0” AMOLED 1080p screen
- 5 Megapixel (rear camera)
- 2 Megapixel (front)
- quad-core A9 chip (Exynos 4412)
- microSD 64GB
* Samsung need to solve AMOLED burning problem first.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 11
- 11” Super PLS TFT screen
- 8 Megapixel (rear camera)
- 2 Megapixel (front)
- dual-core A15 chip (Exynos 5250)
- microSD 64GB

NEXUS 11*
- 11” Super PLS TFT screen
- 8 Megapixel (rear camera)
- 2 Megapixel (front)
- octa-core A15 / A7 big.LITTLE chip (Exynos 5410)
- microSD 64 GB
* Needs to get approvement from Google

If true, Samsung will have quite a solid standing in tablet this year. Being the first with a 1080p compact tablet will obviously be a huge advantage as that market grows tremendously quickly, and a possible new Nexus 11 could become the world’s first octa-core tablet.

Also, development of the second generation Galaxy Note 10.1 might have slowed down or have been canceled completely due to weak sales of the tablet.

source: SamMobile

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posted on 29 Apr 2013, 05:16 11

1. bojan (Posts: 188; Member since: 06 Oct 2012)


samsung is not the same anymore they make everything the same they give up. i don't know what happaned to them if they are lazy or give up or what who knows but they don't impress as a company anymore

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 06:56 8

12. EXkurogane (Posts: 863; Member since: 07 Mar 2013)


Frankly speaking i do get confused when they just put a few samsung devices released ask me to identify. I could still get them right but would require a bit of observation. The same thing applies to their tablets.

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 05:17 12

2. stevetruman (Posts: 13; Member since: 27 Jul 2012)


i hate samdung..!!!too plastic..!!!

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 05:23 15

5. Rehankhan (Posts: 323; Member since: 24 Oct 2012)


nobody cares

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 05:31 9

6. eliasafram7 (Posts: 83; Member since: 18 Mar 2013)


so why bother urself to read this article??? silly and stupid

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 09:42 2

24. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6581; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


Youre a idiot

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 05:18 1

3. Even4steven (Posts: 37; Member since: 03 Aug 2012)


What, no 9 3/8 tablet?

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 05:23 7

4. BattleBrat (Posts: 1099; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


Nexus 11? TAKE MY MONEY! And make sure you use an adequate video chip this time!

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 06:12 2

10. Wiki_jaan (Posts: 703; Member since: 24 Jun 2012)


i wish nexus have s pen.... i know s-pen is specific only for note series ... it still a wish

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 06:55

11. TylerGrunter (Posts: 993; Member since: 16 Feb 2012)


The video chip is already known if you trust the leak, Exynos 5410= PowerVR SGX544MP3 (Tri-Core) @533 MHz.
Judge yourself if that's adequate or not... It's around the Adreno 320 in the HTC one, a bit weaker than the Adreno 320 in the Galaxy S4 or the Mali 604 in the Nexus 10.

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 05:33 6

7. Kurai (unregistered)


samsung galaxy tab 11 with 11in. screen??? . . OMG i can't wait for the galaxy bill board!

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 05:52 3

8. feres13 (Posts: 306; Member since: 23 Dec 2011)


11" is too big for a tablet, especially in 16:10, they need to get rid of some of the bezels, and nexus devices don't support micro SD cards

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 05:56 1

9. deacz (Posts: 155; Member since: 02 Nov 2011)


nah 10 is to small! aslong as the device is kept slim and light then i dont mind a larger screen. I been looking at upgrading my transformer prime

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 07:07

13. tadaa (Posts: 250; Member since: 18 Apr 2013)


if sales were that weak why make the note 8.0? lol, just making a guess i dunno either

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 07:18 3

14. PapaSmurf (Posts: 8665; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Nexus 11 please. Octa-Core A15 and A7 + super high resolution = drool worthy.

Added to the wish list.

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 07:24 1

15. TheBitterTruth (unregistered)


Galaxy tab 8.0 looks interesting

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 07:25 2

16. xperiaDROID (limited) (Posts: 5577; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Galaxy Tab DUOS 7.0? A dual-SIM tablet? You kidding me Samsung?

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 07:39 2

17. spiderpig2894 (Posts: 433; Member since: 10 Jan 2012)


I hate it when they say it's an "octa-core" processor. Ugh. It is quite misleading to some because it is just a 4+4 (Quad A15 + Quad A7) processor... A true octa has the capability to run all eight cores.

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 07:55 2

18. Antonyjoseph (Posts: 215; Member since: 06 Apr 2013)


Since Samsing is coming out with 6.3 inch phones, I think they are not very keen on the 7 inch tablet. Thats the only explanation for such poor specs for the 7 inch tablet.

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 08:22

19. fanboy1974 (Posts: 1242; Member since: 12 Nov 2011)


I would get a 11" Nexus tab. I have a Note 2 so the tablet would just stay at home. A 11" inch would be perfect for that.

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 08:55

20. ultimatebatman (Posts: 52; Member since: 04 Dec 2012)


I'll just stick to my Note 10.1. A tablet without a pen is useless for me. People are dumb for not realizing this. It just shows that 90% of people who buy tablets don't actually need one, and just use it for movies and stupid swipe games.

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 11:34 2

25. donfem (Posts: 550; Member since: 30 Mar 2011)


And being "the only one with brains", i guess the world must see things from your perspective? Ridiculously ignorant

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 09:10

21. cR203 (Posts: 188; Member since: 27 Jan 2013)


No amoled for the bigger screens? I read an article on here a while ago saying they would be making their tablets with amoled displays. An 11 inch super amoled display would be awesome.

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 09:41

22. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6581; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


N u guyw complain bout the galaxy tab 3? This new model is viscious with its octa-core chip

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 09:41 1

23. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6581; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


N u guys complain bout the galaxy tab 3? This new model is viscious with its octa-core chip

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 12:25

26. 1ceTr0n (Posts: 510; Member since: 20 May 2012)


Samsung is kicking royal ass and dont' give a crap about names anymore. Go Sammy! Now gimme Note 3 as a loyal Note 2 and 1 lover!

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 12:36

27. docj8404 (Posts: 72; Member since: 23 Jan 2013)


Samsung's already produced an 11 inch (11.6 to be exact) tablet in the form their Windows 8 tablet which apparently wasn't too well received by the public, probably due to Windows 8 and its price point I assume. As a happy, proud & content Nexus 10 owner, I think I'll stick with my N10 until it just craps out, as it has a solid mix between power, CPU & GPU wise, and a gorgeous screen with a great deal of developer support. My only complaint is that the colors could of been calibrated a little better, as purples, from my eye, appear a little washed out.

It may be a while off, but I think the next "big" advancement in the tablet world will be tablets with 4K resolutions, or damn near 4K. Continuing to increase screen sizes without increasing screen resolutions & quality results in devices like the Note 10.1: A device with relatively a high end price, high end internals & a sub-par screen which is a massive disappointment co sideri g the screen is arguably the most important part of any device, as that's what you interact with constantly.

Although Samsung is certainly on top of the game & I appreciate the options they offer to their consumers, hope they take a step back, much like HTC vowed & appears to be doing this year, & place more effort into making better quality phones & tablets opposed to flooding the market with "new" and essentially rebranded items, as it appears their doing with a few products they have in the pipeline.

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 12:57

28. martinlosha (unregistered)


Will the Nexus 11 be a true Octacore or a Bulls**t Octacore like the S4?

posted on 07 May 2013, 19:08

29. scsa852k (Posts: 295; Member since: 16 Oct 2012)


Nexus 11 is the only device sounds tempting.

posted on 08 May 2013, 04:24

30. Note2waitingonNote3 (banned) (Posts: 87; Member since: 19 Mar 2013)


Nobody beats Samsung period......

posted on 13 May 2013, 23:29

31. Andrewtst (Posts: 331; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)


I hope Google don't approved Samsung doing Nexus 11. Current Nexus 10 is hanging crap! I am so regret buying it!

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