Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 officially announced with octa-core Exynos
The Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 is powered by Samsung’s latest octa-core Exynos 5 Octa processor
Just now, Samsung announced its upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 tablet that is going to be the largest and most high-end device in the Fantastic 4. We just reported the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 that is the smallest, but at the same time quite a quality tablet, so in case you have missed that one, see the full report in detail. When it comes to the Galaxy Tab PRO 12.2, besides the fact that the tablet lacks an S Pen stylus, or any stylus for that matter, it’s basically identical to the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 in terms of specs.
The 12.2-incher features a huge display with the resolution of 2560×1600 pixels and also shines with a beautiful design. As it has become a tradition, Samsung’s current obsession to stitched faux leather can be found in this tablet as well, as the back is covered by soft faux leather, so no one will complain about plastic backs anymore.
The tablet is powered by Samsung’s latest octa-core Exynos 5 Octa processor cloaked at 1.6GHz paired with 3GB of RAM. This is some great news as the SoC latest refresh by the company bring the heterogeneous multiprocessing (HMP), the newest ARM big.LITTLE architecture to allow processing within eight cores. In plain English, true octa-core. The Galaxy Tab PRO 12.2 LTE model, however, will operate with a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 whatsoever. The internal storage is 32.64GB and it’s expandable via microSD card. The device also features a 8-megapixel rare-facing camera paired with a 2-megapixel front-facing snapper, and a 9500mAh battery.
In terms of connectivity, the tablet supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS+ GLONASS and there’s an optional IR blaster. As promised, Galaxy Tab PRO is running Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box and Samsung’s exclusive software. Stay tuned for more updates.