Is a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 about to be unveiled at MWC?

Is a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 about to be unveiled at MWC?
Since the Samsung Galaxy S III will definitely be absent from MWC 2012, haven't you wondered what the Korean tech company is planning to show off during the expo? Well, a piece of the puzzle just surfaced on the web, most likely by accident. On its official blog, Samsung posted a guide to its developer event, which is to take place at MWC 2012. The guide itself, which has already been taken down, may not be of much interest, but what is surprising about it that it mentions a device by the name of Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1.

On one hand, this could be nothing but a typo that the guys at Samsung failed to notice. But on the other hand, the leak could indicate that Samsung is indeed working on a tablet tailored to work with a stylus. You know, a stylus like the S-Pen that comes with the Samsung Galaxy Note. Now would be a good time to point out that the S-Pen is not just an ordinary twig. It uses Wacom active digitizer technology for input, which is why it is more accurate than a run-of-the-mill capacitive stylus.

Last time when we came across a clue hinting at Samsung tablets enhanced with S-Pen input was when Ryan Biden, who is a Product Marketing Manager at Samsung, expressed his fondness of the pen-based input method, especially when larger screen sizes were concerned. He didn't go into details, however, and left our imagination figure out what kind of product he might be referring to.

But wait, there's more! The guys at The Verge just spotted a casting call for a Samsung commercial – a commercial for a device called, you guessed it, Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1. Judging by what the commercial listing mentions, the gizmo would be suitable for use in education, financial planning, and the field of arts. And although the listing is not active anymore, the advertisement in question is to be shot in February, which makes a debut for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 at MWC seem even more plausible.

Of course, we will know more as soon as MWC 2012 kicks off in a little less than two weeks from today. We will be there and will report all about it, so stay tuned!

source: Samsung via SlashGear, The Verge



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26 Comments

1. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

sweetness. Now we just need a PC strength Photoshop suite and we can make good digital art, anywhere! :)

16. bayusuputra

Posts: 963; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

i thought adobe has an almost full fledge photoshop for android tablet already? no, i am not referring to the photoshop express, more like the paid version of it..

20. garz_pa

Posts: 154; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

I've been dreaming of that gadget for years. I wonder what's taking Wacom and Adobe so long?

2. cellphonator

Posts: 298; Member since: Oct 29, 2011

Who do you think is the target customer for this large device?

3. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

honestly, exactly what I said. You got your normal digital lovers and people that want a tablet, but it screams artistic to me. You also have your business side where people can sign digital documents like contracts and stuff, so it would be useful there. But its no coincidence that at the original note unvieling, they had a guy making a picture on the thing in the background.

4. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

tablet ? phone? whos calling me?

5. solidsnakeduds013

Posts: 221; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

Another tablet? Again? The Tab 10.1 wasn't enough? It was such a fail you have to create another tablet with just a stupid pen? You couldn't think of that the first time you made the 10.1? I'm not buying this tablet. That's if its a tablet

10. SlimSoulja86

Posts: 660; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

U sound really stpid. Why does Apple have to make 4S when 4 was ok, why does Apple have t work on an iPad3 while 2 is still just fine. Why Galaxy S3 while S2 is the phone of the year for 2011? Well the answer is, innovation dumb @$$. U sound like an 8yr old, grow up, nd leave grown up stuff to grown ups. Go watch Pokemon DVDs

13. haikallp

Posts: 319; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

i think what solidsnake meant is that Samsung releases to many similar devices within a few months, kindda like how HTC released thier phones in 2011. It's good since users have tons of choice to choose from, but when it comes to update, there's bound to be problems.

24. SlimSoulja86

Posts: 660; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

Oh shut up haikallp. Put the shut to the up. Ur not making any sense. Just shut to pc off (or Mac lol) or yo fone.

26. haikallp

Posts: 319; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

So u like the fact that some new Samsung android devices won't get ics like the galaxy w.look at HTC now, top many devices and not all of third devices get updated and many of the phones look similar..noe its Samsung turn..open up your eyes, and change that silly name of yours.

14. bayusuputra

Posts: 963; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

that's an insult!!! pokemon is too good for this kind of person.. he'll be ruining my childhood favourite.. go watch something else.. like twilight saga.. or glee..

23. SlimSoulja86

Posts: 660; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

Lol, ur right Pokemon will b too much for him to comprehend. I'm allergic to stupid ppl that don't think. This is the stupidest comment ever on PA, they should award you for your stupidity.

17. bayusuputra

Posts: 963; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

Another tablet? Again? The iPad wasn't enough? It was such a fail you have to create another tablet with just a stupid camera? You couldn't think of that the first time you made the iPad? I'm not buying this tablet. That's if its a tablet.. now think about that, dude.. i'm not trying to mock the iPad, i'm mocking you and your shallow mindedness..

22. Mario1017

Posts: 336; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

Say that about the iPad 1, 2 and 3, you are retarded

6. JGuinan007

Posts: 699; Member since: May 19, 2011

man I jus got the galaxy note LTE I knew I should have waited this always happens to me

7. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

this isnt a phone.

12. imkyle

Posts: 1115; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

That Galaxy Note will last you a long time.

15. bayusuputra

Posts: 963; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

it's a tablet not a phone like the original note, so you should be fine for another year or two..

8. the_s2

Posts: 239; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

Sammy! always hitting the right spot! Waiting for it!

9. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

If it is a Tablet, shouldn't it be called Samsung Galaxy Note Tab?

11. SlimSoulja86

Posts: 660; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

no, samsung can call it whatever they want. Its their line. Plus ths is not yet official

18. TheDinmor

Posts: 6; Member since: Jan 13, 2012

= more power underhood!!

19. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

anything is better than the "xyboard"...

25. bayusuputra

Posts: 963; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

anything is better than gallitoking.. lol!

21. garz_pa

Posts: 154; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

10.1 Note should be named Galaxy Pad. Oops, no. It's got the word 'Pad.' Apple's gonna sue..

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