The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE has gone live through EE in the UK and it is said to be the first Android tablet to launch with 4G network support. Accompanying the slate is the Nexus 7 from Google which is available in a bundle with a Huawei E589 Mobile Wi-Fi module.
Measuring 8.9mm in thickness, the device is the tablet version of the popular Note phablets. It even arrives with the S Pen stylus which enables note-taking, sketching, drawing and much more. Additionally, this piece of hardware comes with enhanced multitasking capabilities which allow users to operate 2 applications simultaneously in a multi-screen layout. The Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE hardware components should be no different from its 3G HSPA variant. Our review on the latter can be found here.
The front features a 10.1-inch HD display with stereo speakers lined up on both sides. The innards comprise of a 1.4GHz quad core processor, 1GB of RAM and 16GB of storage amongst others, while the rear flaunts a 5MP AF camera with LED flash and FHD video recording. In addition to the aforementioned slates, EE has already set up a portfolio of device running on its 4G LTE network. These gadgets include popular smartphones and tablets like the iPad mini, iPad with Retina display, Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy S3, HTC One XL and more.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE can be picked up through EE’s retail outlets, online store and telesales service in the UK with a 24 month contract. Customers will have 3 options to choose from. They include a £99.99 payment with 8GB data at £35.99 per month, £199.99 with 5GB usage for £30.99 every 30 days or £249.99 with 3GB 4G LTE access for £25.99 monthly. All aforementioned costs include Wi-Fi hotspot access as well.
Specifications at a glance:
– Platform: Android Ice Cream Sandwich (upgradable to Jelly Bean 4.1)
– Display: 10.1-inch WXGA TFT 1280 x 800p touchscreen
– Processor: ARM Cortex A9 based 1.4GHz quad core CPU
– Memory: 16GB internal, 32GB expandable; 1GB RAM
– Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0 LE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, A-GPS with GLONASS, HDMI, 4G LTE
– Dimensions: 175.3mm x 257.8mm x 8.9mm
– Weight: 583 grams
– Battery capacity: 7000mAh
– 3G Talktime: 2,000 minutes
– 3G Standby: 1500 hours