Samsung’s head of mobile, JK Shin, has confirmed the existence of the Galaxy Note 8.0, Galaxy Note 8, or whatever the Korean tech giant ends up calling the 8-inch device. Earlier during the week, Italian site, dday.it, leaked photos of the device being used out in the open. Now, it seems Samsung is getting FCC certification for the iPad mini rival.
Engadget reports, “Rumors (recently confirmed by company executives) have suggested Samsung would expand its lineup of stylus-packing mobile devices, and this GT-N5110 that just passed through the FCC fits the profile almost exactly. Sporting only WiFi and Bluetooth radios and described as a “personal tablet” it fits perfectly into the size hole between the existing Galaxy Note II and Galaxy Note 10.1.”
This latest spotting lines up with previous leaks. The site points out, “The model number is also close to the Exynos 4 Quad powered GT-N5100 observed in benchmarks last month and another page in the document indicates it’s sporting a matching 1.6GHz CPU. Looking back further, SamMobile spotted a GT-N5100/GT-N5110 certified for DLNA service back in the fall. The diagram listed in the FCC also seems to confirm recent picture leaks that show a device with a center mounted rear camera that looks more like the hot-selling Note II and less like most larger tablets.”
Samsung is yet to reveal the details about the Galaxy Note 8.0, so take this information with a pinch of salt.
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