With tech titans across the world set to launch their latest products at the international Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Samsung is also not far behind. The South Korean mobile phone giant is expected to launch its Galaxy Pro series devices at the annual event.
Although Samsung has not officially announced the devices, a billboard put up at the Las Vegas Convention Center confirms the rumoured Galaxy Note Pro and the Galaxy Tab Pro,according to Android Central.
There is the possibility that products in the Pro line-up will be announced at the event, considering that a number of reports had earlier revealed almost all technical features of the upcoming devices, which are said to be high-end models.
The Galaxy Note Pro will sport a 12.2in screen to take advantage of the S Pen stylus, whereas the Galaxy Tab Pro will come with 8.4in and 10.1in display, notes Samsmobile. Both Galaxy Note Pro and the 10.1in Galaxy Tab Pro are expected to feature screen resolution at 2,560 x 1,600 pixels. With colour options in white and black, these devices will be available in both Wi-Fi and LTE variants.
The Tab Pro (8.4in and 10.1in) will come with storage capacity at 16GB whereas the Note Pro 12.2 at 32GB storage variant.
The Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (LTE version), according to the latest AnTuTu benchmark, will be powered by Snapdragon 800 SoC (8974-AA), featuring a quad-core processor with each core running at clock speeds up to 2.3GHz, while paired with Adreno 330 graphics unit clocked at 450MHz and 3GB RAM. It is expected to pack an eight megapixel rear camera with full HD 1080p shooting capability and 2.1 megapixel front-camera for video calls. The device will come pre-loaded with Android 4.4.2 KitKat and a new TouchWiz UI. In terms of connectivity, it is expected to support Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/c/n, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 + LE and IR blaster for remote control access using Samsung's WatchON service.
The Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1, in contrast, has been rumoured to use Exynos 5420 octa-core 1.9GHz processor, paired with 2GB RAM. Like the Galaxy Note Pro, the Tab Pro is also expected to have an eight megapixel primary camera and Android 4.4.2 software.