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South Korean tech giant Samsung announced Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition at the electronics show IFA in Berlin, along with the unveiling of the much-awaited Galaxy Note 3 phablet and Galaxy Gear smartwatch.

Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 boasts a 10.1-inch WQXGA (2560X1600) Super clear LCD display and runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system. The device comes in two variants -3G+WIF and LTE+WIFI. The 3G+WIFI model is powered by a 1.9GHz octa-core processor while the LTE variant is backed by a 2.3GHz quad-core processor.

"The new Galaxy Note 10.1 is the most progressive 10-inch tablet, delivering the best viewing and multitasking experiences. It is the most recent demonstration of Samsung Mobile's focus on constant product innovation to stay aligned with shifting consumer interests. The Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) unites a range of features that will consistently surprise consumers as they realise how much easier and more enjoyable it makes their everyday lives," said JK Shin, CEO and President of IT & Mobile Division at Samsung Electronics, reported NDTV Gadgets.

In terms of memory, the new Android tablet packs 3GB RAM and comes in three internal storage options -16/32/64GB, which are further expandable via the microSD card slot. Other specifications include an 8-megapixel rear camera with BSI sensor and LED flash, a 2-megapixel front camera, 8,220mAh battery and connectivity features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Direct , AllShareCast, and 3G/ LTE. Like Galaxy Note 3, Samsung's latest offering also comes with S Pen functionality.

The tablet is expected to hit retail stores by the end of October. Details of its pricing are still under wraps.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition key specifications:

  • 10.1 features a 10.1-inch WQXGA (2560X1600) Super clear LCD display
  • 1.9GHz octa-core processor (3G/ Wi-Fi version) and a 2.3GHz quad-core processor (LTE version)
  • Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 16GB/ 32GB/ 64GB internal storage
  • 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash
  • 2-megapixel front-facing camera
  • 8220mAh battery
  • S-Pen stylus