AT&T to offer Galaxy Note 8.0 for $199.99 with Samsung smartphone bundle
Almost four months after Samsung unveiled the 8-inch device, late-yesterday, AT&T announced that the Galaxy Note 8.0 will finally be available this Friday through its online and brick and mortar stores. At the US mobile operator, the tablet runs for $399.99 on a two-year agreement.
On a two-year contract, for the same $399.99, AT&T subscribers can also get an ASUS VivoTab RT (which runs Windows RT) or a Galaxy Tab 2 10.1. Similarly, the 16 GB Apple iPad Mini with cellular connectivity runs for $359.99, which is $40 less than what the carrier charges for the Galaxy Note 8.0.
AT&T also introduces a new Samsung smartphone and tablet bundle, which gives subscribers the option to get a Galaxy Note 8.0 for $199.99 when purchased alongside a Galaxy S4, Galaxy S4 Active or Galaxy Note II handset.
The Galaxy Note 8.0 specifications include: 8-inch TFT display with a resolution of 1280 by 800 and a 189 ppi (pixels per inch) density; 1.6 GHz quad-core Exynos 4412 processor; 2 GB of RAM; 4,600 mAh battery; 16 GB of internal storage; microSD card slot; 5 MP back-facing camera; 1.3 MP front-facing shooter; Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n; Bluetooth 4.0; GPS with Glonass support and S Pen. The Galaxy Note 8.0 runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The tablet comes in at 210.8 x 135.9 x 7.95 mm and 345 grams for the 4G LTE version (which AT&T offers).