New Galaxy Tab Pros

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  1. mattbaar26 macrumors regular

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    Anyone considering picking one of these up? I just got a retina mini but am probably switching from an ip5 to a note 3 soon and Samsung's new tab pros come out in a few days. They look pretty sweet and I'm digging their new home screen lay out. Really wish the 8.4 came with an s-pen. Guess I'll have to wait for initial reviews though.
     
  2. rhinosrcool macrumors 65816

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    They do look impressive. I, too, am waiting to see reviews. Yeah, the 8.4 would have been nice to have the s pen. For now, there's the Note 8; pretty nice, but the screen isn't on par with these.
     
  3. carjakester macrumors 68020

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    They are doing things right over there at samsung, those look very nice.
     
  4. Shanghaichica macrumors 603

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    There's 2 lines the tab pro and the note pro.

    They have the same specs except that the note pro line comes with the s-pen. Both lines will be available in 8,10 and 12 inch variants.
     
  5. Jspring86 Suspended

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    Unfortunately, the 8.4 pro is not offered in the note line. You cannot get the new 8.4 inch tablet with an S-pen.

    That being said, I am thinking of picking one of these up. I don't really need one considering I already have the iPaid Air and Nexus 7, but at least an 8.4 inch tablet would be a size I don't already have! Seems like reasonable justification to me. ;)
     
  6. hajime macrumors 68030

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    A 8.4" Note with S-pen is perfect. Why Samsung stupidly does not offer it? Does Samsung wants us to buy 12.2 Pro or other Tab and then release the Note 8.4" with S-pen later this year?
     
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    I'd say thats probably most likely, except when they release it in October 2014 it will be called the Galaxy Note Pro 8.4 (2015 Edition).
     
  8. Shanghaichica, Feb 12, 2014
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    Oh I see. I didn't realise this. I got my information from a YouTube video. However I've just read a press release and it seems that the note pro only comes as a 12.2 inches, whereas the tab pro us available in 8, 10 and 12 inch variants.
     
  9. The Game 161 macrumors G5

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    Will be getting the note 12.2..when I'm not sure as it costs a lot but for now my note 8.0 works great as my main tablet device
     
  10. Shanghaichica macrumors 603

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    They have released pricing for the 8.4 tab pro in the uk. It will be £349 and goes on sale towards the end of March, available from clove.co.uk and very.co.uk

    I'm leaning towards the 10.1 pro tab. They have also released specs for the tab 4 today. The 10.1 tab 4 gets a quad core processor this time round but the screen stays at 1280 x 800.

    I'll have to see what the price difference is between the 10.1 pro tab and the tab 4 10.1. The performance on the tab 2 is more of an issue to me than the screen resolution.


    I'm looking to upgrade from my tab 2 10.1
     
  11. Billy95Tech Suspended

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    I have the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 and it is great and i'm very happy with it. :)


    CES 2015 is just around the corner i just wonder if Samsung are going to announce the new Tab Pro models at CES 2015? I really hope so. :)

    But I heard Samsung discontinued the Tab Pro line? I don't know weather that is true or not...
     
  12. Shanghaichica macrumors 603

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    I did end up with the tab pro 10.1:cool:

    I'm also looking forward to what Samsung announce next week.

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    Yes I think Samsung have discontinued the pro line in favour of their S line.
     

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