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Meet the newest Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

Samsung's 10-inch Note tablet gets a refresh for 2014.

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The 2014 edition Galaxy Note 10.1

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 for 2014, introduced at the IFA show, is shown here with its white exterior trim.

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Leather-textured back

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 for 2014 has a leather-like back.

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Metal sides

The thin edge of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 sports a shiny metal look.

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Physical button

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 for 2014 has a physical home button on the center of its long dimension.

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Side ports

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 for 2014 with its SIM card and Micro SD card hatches closed.

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Closed ports

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 for 2014 has covered hatches for Micro SD cards and SIM cards.

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Thin and trim

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 for 2014, viewed edge-on.

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Back camera

The Note 10.1 has a 8-megapixel camera with LED flash on the back. You can also see the leather-like back cover here clearly.

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S Pen

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 for 2014's S Pen, shown here taken out of its sheath.

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S Pen sheath

The S pen fits nicely in the side of the tablet.

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S Note

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 for 2014 comes with Samsung's S Note software for taking notes.
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Air Command

If you hover the S Pen over the screen, it will pull up the Air Command wheel, where you can save content on your screen, or create a new S Note.

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Save what's on the screen

After you tap the photo icon in the Air Command wheel, you can draw a circle or square on the Note 10.1's screen to save text, video, and photos, or entire websites.

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Android and Touchwiz

The tablet is running Android 4.3 and has Samsung's TouchWiz interface.

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My Magazine

A new feature from Samsung is called My Magazine, which gathers news, social updates, and your favorite reading materials into a central hub.

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