Samsung Galaxy Note 8 out in the UK, costs a pricey £339
The 8-inch tablet is on sale in Samsung's flagship shop, with other retail locales 'to follow'. The price will make you wince, though.
Samsung's tablet has landed in the UK, giving British shoppers a first opportunity to throw down cash for the teeny tablet.
Currently the 8-inch Note is only on sale in Samsung's flagship shop in London's Westfield Stratford City. If you don't fancy hoofing it to London just to buy a tablet, Samsung says more retailers will be getting their mitts on the device, so hold tight.
I called the shop in question, and was told you'll be paying a costly £339 for the privilege of owning the 16GB Wi-Fi only Note 8, which is currently available in white.
Unfortunately, Android, making it first in line for software updates., Samsung has made its newest gadget far too expensive. £339 is a lot of cash compared with the £159 , which boasts similar specs and an untouched version of
That price tag also makes the Note 8 more costly than the £269, which we criticised at launch for putting undue strain on shoppers' wallets.
The Note 8 has an 8-inch display that crams in 1,280x800 pixels, as well as a quad-core processor and a 5-megapixel camera. On the software side, this Nexus 7-rival is powered by, though Google's software is hidden beneath a layer of Samsung's own TouchWiz interface.
Like the other slates in the Note stable this 8-inch gadget plays host to a stylus, which you'll use for doodling and sketching on the tablet's surface, right up until you invariably lose it down the back of your sofa or your dog mistakes it for a delicious snack.
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