Galaxy Note Pro http://www.stuff.tv/samsung/galaxy-note-pro/all en-GB Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 http://www.stuff.tv/android/samsung-galaxy-notepro-122-review/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Samsung applies the Note 3 formula to big tablets with an exciting first stab at the oversized business slate [updated with video] </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " alt="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/samsung-galaxy-note-pro-12-2-review-mutli-window-touch.JPG?1393600316" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/sophie-charara" title="View user profile.">Sophie Charara</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>You heard it here first - the tray-blets are coming.</p> <p>Samsung&rsquo;s massive slab of Galaxy NotePRO has a 12.2in display - and while that might not sound like much more than its <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/android/samsung-galaxy-note-101-2014/review">regular-sized Note 10.1 tablet</a>, in real life it&rsquo;s a big leap. This gargantuan Galaxy has nearly 50% more screen than the 10in Samsung tab and looks rather like someone&rsquo;s lopped off your laptop keyboard and handed it back to you.</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £650.00 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-price-from"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">8 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-pros"> <div class="field-label">Pros:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Four window multi-tasking </div> <div class="field-item even"> Strong business apps and features </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Fantastic battery life </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cons"> <div class="field-label">Cons:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Big and heavy, sometimes too much </div> <div class="field-item even"> Screen is beaten by rivals </div> <div class="field-item odd"> No attachable keyboard </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Training a Giganto-Tab </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Did we mention it&rsquo;s big? Well, it is. Sure, the NotePRO&rsquo;s slim at 7.95mm thick but it still has the same surface area of two conjoined iPad Minis so you&rsquo;ll need to start allocating hang-out spots for it at work and for charging by the bed.</p> <p>This Samsung slate is also too heavy to hold one-handed - at 750g it&rsquo;s not quite up there with the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/microsoft/microsoft-surface-pro-2/review">Surface Pro 2</a> (900g), but with its kickstand and snap-on keyboards, the Microsoft tab just about manages on laps as well as desks. The NotePRO takes some getting used to but after a few slapstick-style rearranging sessions, you&rsquo;ll get there - it&rsquo;s just a question of elbows. And leaning it against the conference table.</p> <p>Otherwise, this is standard Samsung fare with a faux-leather, real plastic back, which feels just as nicely textured as the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/galaxy-note-3/samsung-galaxy-note-3/review">Note 3&rsquo;s</a>, plus metal-look sides and a home button smack-bang in the centre when held in landscape. Flanked by two capacitive back and menu buttons, this makes it tricky to use in portrait. To solve this niggle, we&rsquo;d say just don&rsquo;t use it in portrait. Seriously, keep this thing in landscape unless you&rsquo;ve tracked down a fancy cover-stand for your desk.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper brightcove-player-wrapper"> <script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript" src="http://admin.brightcove.com/js/BrightcoveExperiences.js"></script> <script src="http://admin.brightcove.com/js/APIModules_all.js"></script> <div class="brightcove-player"> <object id="myExperience-3240138390001" class="BrightcoveExperience"> <param name="bgcolor" value="#000000" /> <param name="playerID" value="" /> <param name="playerKey" value="AQ~~,AAAAEgPmGlk~,Fzd-TvXcznw-P3piHaryQBMeIzWITldz" /> <param name="isVid" value="true" /> <param name="isUI" value="true" /> <param name="dynamicStreaming" value="true" /> <param name="@videoPlayer" value="3240138390001" /> <param name="autoStart" value="" /> <param name="htmlFallback" value="true" /> <param name="includeAPI" value="true" /> <param name="templateLoadHandler" value="brightcoveTemplateLoaded" /> <param name="width" value="640px" /> <param name="height" value="360px" /> </object> <!-- This script tag will cause the Brightcove Players defined above it to be created as soon as the line is read by the browser. If you wish to have the player instantiated only after the rest of the HTML is processed and the page load is complete, remove the line. --> <script type="text/javascript">brightcove.createExperiences();</script> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " alt="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/samsung-galaxy-note-pro-12-2-review-widgets.JPG?1393600316" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " alt="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/samsung-galaxy-notepro-12-2-review-build.JPG?1393600316" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> How Close Should My Face Be? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ideally, not too close - the NotePRO&rsquo;s 12.2in screen is best used at almost arm&rsquo;s length. It&rsquo;s 2560x1600 resolution is impressive but at 247ppi and with that pesky PenTile arrangement, it&rsquo;s not as sharp as the Note 10.1 - text on icons, webpages and ebooks doesn&rsquo;t look all that crisp when you&rsquo;re nose-to-pixels with the NotePRO.</p> <p><strong>Read:<a href="http://www.stuff.tv/android/samsung-galaxy-note-101-2014/review"> Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) review</a></strong></p> <p>For a pure movie tablet, the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple-ipad-5/review">iPad Air</a> serves up superior video with finer detail and deeper blacks, but the NotePRO 12.2 itself has excellent contrast for webpages and word processing, with good viewing angles to boot. That&rsquo;s nice considering this is a tablet big enough for two. It&rsquo;s just as eye-searingly bright as other Samsung tablets and colours can be pumped up or muted as you as you see fit, thanks to the screen mode settings.</p> <p>It&rsquo;s a clever screen, too, with Smart Stay tech on board to track your eyes and keep the screen on while you pore over docs - one niggle, an LG-style tap to wake feature would be magic on this device, as it can be a bit of a chore shimmying hands up or down to power or home buttons.</p> <p>And while we lightly scoff at 247ppi, there are enough pixels for four apps or videos to run in separate, resizeable windows. Building on the Note series&rsquo; Multi Window expertise brilliantly, this is the tablet&rsquo;s killer feature.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " alt="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/samsung-galaxy-note-pro-12-2-review-screen-detail.JPG?1393600316" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " alt="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/samsung-galaxy-note-pro-12-2-review-screen.JPG?1393600316" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-box-out-title"> <div class="field-label">Box Out Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 Tech Specs </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-box-out-body-text"> <div class="field-label">Box Out Body Text:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Operating system</strong> - Android 4.4 KitKat</p> <p><strong>Processor</strong> - 1.9GHz octo-core Exynos</p> <p><strong>RAM</strong> - 3GB</p> <p><strong>Screen</strong> - 12.2in&nbsp;Super Clear LCD with&nbsp;2560 x 1600 resolution (247ppi)</p> <p><strong>Cameras</strong> - 8MP rear (AF, LED flash), 2MP front&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Storage</strong> - 32/64GB (expandable by up to 64GB)</p> <p><strong>Connectivity</strong> - Dual band Wi-Fi, 3G/4G (optional), USB 3.0, Bluetooth 4.0</p> <p><strong>Battery</strong> - 9500mAh&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Dimensions/weight</strong> - 296 x 204 x 8mm/750g (753g for 3G/4G version)</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Four is the Magic Number </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Buy a big tablet and you don&rsquo;t simply want the small tablet experience blown up. Samsung trips up a few times (the Notifications feature isn&rsquo;t altered and should be two pulldowns as with stock Android) but mostly it gets things spot-on.</p> <p>Swipe from the right and you&rsquo;ll see Multi Window-compatible apps that you can drag and drop onto your screen to run two, three or four at once with a pop-up floating keyboard staying mostly out of the way. They&rsquo;re largely Samsung and Google apps - with Drive sorely lacking - and you can&rsquo;t seem to mute individual windows, but the feature really has been expanded and tightened. It&rsquo;s the fastest experience of Multi Window yet and we love creating &lsquo;Paired Windows&rsquo;, a feature that automatically launches selected apps simultaneously - Chrome and Gmail, for example. Simply, it makes getting work done on the NotePRO much more like the fluid, chaotic, ten-tabs-open-at-once experience of using a laptop or desktop PC. We&rsquo;d very much like Samsung to bump up the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/android/samsung-galaxy-note-101-2014/review">Note and TabPRO 10.1&rsquo;s Multi Window skills</a> to four but we can&rsquo;t see the lesser tabs getting that treatment.</p> <p>It&rsquo;s not all work, though - the other big news is the extended Magazine UX. There are regular homescreens with grids of apps and widgets - this is Android 4.4 after all - but two default screens (and more) can be populated with big tiles of email, Twitter, calendar (S Planner), TV (WatchON) and news updates.</p> <p>This is as close to a full-on Flipboard tablet as you&rsquo;ll get, and the image-based social and news app is quite the updates Goliath, with everything from subscribing to topics such as Sochi and Bitcoin to &lsquo;News in Photos&rsquo; or &lsquo;News Radio&rsquo; via Soundcloud podcasts. The content is skewed towards America, but it&rsquo;s a lively way to jump into using the NotePRO of a morning with a big, bold, swipeable digest of work appointments, headlines and tweets.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " alt="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/samsung-galaxy-note-pro-12-2-review-magazine-1.JPG?1393600316" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " alt="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/samsung-galaxy-note-pro-12-2-review-multi-window-4.JPG?1393600316" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> PRO = Designed for Business </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Seemingly competing with the wave of Windows 8 Pro tablets we&rsquo;ve seen over the past 12 months, the NotePRO does everything in its powers to woo business users. Short of running Microsoft Office, that is.</p> <p>So there&rsquo;s no Office, but the pre-installed Hancom app, which lets you open and edit Office docs and runs almost identically to Microsoft&#39;s suite is a good alternative, plus there&rsquo;s Google Drive to suit non-power spreadsheeters. Another big plus is that the My Files app lets you view what&rsquo;s on the device, highlight favourites and drag and drop folders just as you would on a PC or Mac. With WebEx for conferencing, a BusinessWeek sub and the excellent S Planner calendar app (which makes good use of the roomy screen), it&rsquo;s a tidy set-up. And you can install a Remote PC agent on PCs and Macs, while Samsung&rsquo;s Knox security is in place to keep everything secure.</p> <p>For an on-the-go work device, we&rsquo;d still rather take a capable Windows all-rounder such as the smaller<a href="http://www.stuff.tv/asus/asus-transformer-book-t100/review"> Asus Transformer T100</a>,&nbsp;which is half the price, runs Office and can run Adobe&rsquo;s Creative Suite and any other software a traditional PC can. But depending on what you need out of a work tablet, the Samsung has worked itself a nice niche with the NotePRO&rsquo;s business face.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " alt="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/samsung-galaxy-note-pro-12-2-review-business-apps.JPG?1393600316" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " alt="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/samsung-galaxy-note-pro-12-2-review-my-files.JPG?1393600316" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " alt="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/samsung-galaxy-note-pro-12-2-review-magazine-2.JPG?1393600316" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Note tablets need S Pens </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The PRO might signify work time but this is still a Note tablet and that means an S Pen tucked away in the right-hand corner. We won&rsquo;t go into too much detail except to say it works just as well as on the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/android/samsung-galaxy-note-101-2014/review">Note 10.1</a> and <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/galaxy-note-3/samsung-galaxy-note-3/review">Note 3</a> and has the same roster of features. Some even make more sense on a bigger screen - Pen Window for example, which allows you to mark out the size of a pop-up window with the stylus. Running Maps over a browser with a pop-up keyboard hovering below it feels vaguely futuristic and with S Pen in hand will make your boss think you look terribly, terribly busy.</p> <p><strong>Read:<a href="http://www.stuff.tv/galaxy-note-3/samsung-galaxy-note-3/review"> Samsung Galaxy Note 3 review </a></strong></p> <p>We&rsquo;ve half a mind to set the NotePRO up on an easel, as the pressure-sensitive S Pen also works well for doodling downtime thanks to S Note and apps such as SketchBook Express - but it&rsquo;s too big and heavy unless it&rsquo;s flat on a desk or propped up.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " alt="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/samsung-galaxy-note-pro-12-2-review-s-pen.JPG?1393600316" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " alt="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/samsung-galaxy-note-pro-12-2-review-pen-window.JPG?1393600316" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " alt="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/samsung-galaxy-note-pro-12-2-review-s-note.JPG?1393600316" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-5"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Exynos Power </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Multi Window really shows off the NotePRO&rsquo;s power, which in the version we&#39;re testing comes from&nbsp;a 1.9GHz quad-core Exynos chip backed up by 3GB of RAM (you get a&nbsp;Snapdragon 800 in the 3G/4G versions).&nbsp;With dual band Wi-Fi, downloads are just as fast, browsing is smooth and although it&rsquo;s a tricky size for gaming and we wouldn&rsquo;t necessarily recommend it for that reason, it does at least handle intensive titles just fine.</p> <p>Benchmark-heads will note that while the NotePro posts excellent scores in Geekbench 3 (2802) and AnTuTu (34300), it is beaten by the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/galaxy-note-3/samsung-galaxy-note-3/review">Galaxy Note 3</a> in both cases. That&#39;s nothing to worry about, though - the only actual lag we encountered is the standard Samsung stutter around the UI. Homescreen rotations can be a smidge slow, widgets can blink and stutter. It&rsquo;s a little disappointing on a device this price but nothing that spoils the NotePRO&rsquo;s features.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-6"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lugging Around A Big Battery </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The NotePRO is relatively heavy, as we moaned earlier, but that&#39;s at least partly because of its beastly 9500mAh battery. At just over nine hours thirty minutes of video streaming in our HD rundown test (Wi-Fi on, half brightness), it lasts just as long as an <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple-ipad-5/review">iPad Air</a> and hours longer than most laptops.</p> <p>It also hangs on to its last 5% admirably (something we love in phones and tablets), plus it springs into life very quickly from dead when plugged in.</p> <p>If we always got our own way, we&rsquo;d say Samsung could fit the NotePRO with a smaller battery to try and shave some of that 750g weight down - an ample eight to nine hours would get most of us back from work still charged, and with a lighter tab we&rsquo;d be much more likely to take it out in the first place.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " alt="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/samsung-galaxy-note-pro-12-2-review-multi-window-pair.JPG?1393600316" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-7"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not So Conspicu-Cam </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>If a smartphone, phablet or even <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/google-nexus-7-2013/review">Nexus 7</a> is a covert taco cam, this is a jumbo burrito cam. We don&rsquo;t really recommend taking pics with the NotePRO because it draws tons of attention to itself, its tricky to hold steady and chances are you&rsquo;ll always have a smartphone in your pocket anyway.</p> <p>If you insist, the NotePRO matches the output of 8MP cameras seen on the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/samsung/samsung-galaxy-s3/review">Galaxy S3</a>, and that&nbsp;means clear, detailed and punchy images. It shoots 1080p video, too, and the 2MP front facer makes for bright and colourful Skype calls - once you track down that elusive stand to save your arms, that is.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " alt="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/samsung-galaxy-note-pro-12-2-review-camera.JPG?1393600316" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-8"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 Verdict </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Kitchen tablet, maybe. Coffee table tablet, sure. Conference room tablet, definitely. A take-anywhere, whisper &lsquo;goodnight&rsquo; to tablet? Not really.</p> <p>Or at least - not yet. What&#39;s it good for? Multi-tasking, viewing documents, conferencing and catching up with the news. What&#39;s it not so good for? Long stretches of typing, gaming and using in impromptu situations. The NotePRO 12.2 might not be perfect and it certainly isn&#39;t cheap, but in one or two iterations, this could be the go-to business tablet Samsung is aiming for. When it&#39;s lighter with a zippier interface and more apps compatible with its nifty features, it will be worth that steep price.</p> <p>It also needs some appealing accessories, though - workstation dock, kitchen-friendly stand, attachable keyboard - not just the one size fits all Samsung cover. Because the NotePRO can be tricky to squeeze into your normal routine, Samsung needs to help make the case for its really big tablet.</p> <p>The NotePRO 12.2 is a typically Samsung gamble and it largely pays off. Now, we&#39;ve just got to find somewhere to put it...</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/android/samsung-galaxy-note-101-2014/review">Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) review&nbsp;</a></strong></p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/tablets/top-ten">The 10 Best Tablets in the World right now&nbsp;</a></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " alt="Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet review " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/samsung-galaxy-note-pro-12-2-review-verdict.JPG?1393600316" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-review-rating"><legend>Review Rating</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> power </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 9 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> screen </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 8 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> build </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 7 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> apps </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 9 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A multi-tasking mega-tab that shakes up what slates can do - just make sure there&#39;s enough room in your work bag</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-preview"> <div class="field-label">Preview:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Disabled </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-carousel-item"><legend>Carousel Extras</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-carousel-item-title"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Big business: Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 review </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-carousel-item-standfirst"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item standfirst:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &quot;A multi-tasking mega-tab that shakes up what slates can do&quot; </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/android/samsung-galaxy-notepro-122-review/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/android/samsung-galaxy-notepro-122-review/review#comments Android Galaxy Note Pro Galaxy NotePro 12.2 Samsung Tablets Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:11:26 +0000 Sophie Charara 1432464 at http://www.stuff.tv Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2 http://www.stuff.tv/node/1431403 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> All you need to know about Samsung&#039;s big-screened, S Pen-toting supertablet </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/DSC02822.JPG?1394122152" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/esat-dedezade" title="View user profile.">Esat Dedezade</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Samsung took a rolling pin to the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/galaxy-note-3/samsung-galaxy-note-3/review" target="_blank">Galaxy Note 3</a>. The end result? The <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/node/1431106" target="_blank">Galaxy Note Pro 12.2</a>.</p> <p>It showed off plenty of promise at CES and it&#39;s a hot contender in the 2014 tablet race.</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £-1.00 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-price-from"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default"> stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ‘Leather-clad’ Tab </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 is larger than your average tablet (thanks to the extra screen real estate on offer) but we found it to be deceptively light during our&nbsp;<a href="http://www.stuff.tv/node/1431106" target="_blank">hands-on review</a>, though you&rsquo;ll still struggle if you plan on holding it in one hand. It&rsquo;s catwalk-thin too, measuring in at just under 8mm.</p> <p>Its rear is slathered in the same faux leather as its distant Note 3 relative. It might be a little tacky, but it&rsquo;s a definite improvement over slippery glossy plastic and the extra grip it offers is very welcome indeed.</p> <p>Being a Note tablet, it also houses a pressure sensitive S Pen stylus in the corner of its chassis - more on that later.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSC02789_0.JPG?1394122152" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSC02805_0.JPG?1394122152" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Large screen, sprinkled with pixels </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Note Pro 12.2 packs in a large 12.2in display, placing it above the likes of 11in ultra-portable laptops like the MacBook Air.</p> <p>Its 2560x1600 resolution means there&rsquo;s plenty of delicious pixels for your eyes to make friends with and we were impressed with the demo videos we saw on the Note Pro 12.2 at CES.</p> <p>The screen itself is Samsung&rsquo;s Super Clear LCD variant, which isn&rsquo;t actually as fancy as the company&rsquo;s newer PLS-LCD screens. It&rsquo;s also rocking our less-favoured PenTile pixel arrangement as opposed to the more traditional RGB stripe arrangement.</p> <p>In English, that means we might see slightly jagged fonts (which is a gripe we had with the<a href="http://www.stuff.tv/samsung/samsung-galaxy-s3/review" target="_blank"> Galaxy S3</a>&rsquo;s screen), and with 247 pixels per inch, we&rsquo;re hoping we&rsquo;ll be too busy admiring the bright vivid colours to notice.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSC02825_0.JPG?1394122152" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="604" height="453" title="Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSC02818.JPG?1394122152" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The power within </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Note Pro 12.2 is rocking Qualcomm&rsquo;s mighty Snapdragon 800 2.3GHz quad-core processor and 3GB of RAM, matching the Note 3 spec-for-spec. We did manage to come across some lag during our hands-on though, and it fell short of the Note 3&rsquo;s AnTuTu benchmark results at CES.</p> <p>We also encountered some lag, especially when opening multiple windows at once. We&rsquo;ll chalk this down as an optimisation issue for the time being, so stay tuned for our full review for our final impressions.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="567" height="425" title="Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Galaxy%20Note%20Pro%2012.2%20benchmark%202_0.jpg?1394122152" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Android tweaks </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Note Pro 12.2 will arrive with Android 4.4 KitKat, so you can look forward to all the goodies that Google&rsquo;s latest OS has to offer.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/android/android-44-kitkat/review" target="_blank">Android 4.4 KitKat review</a></strong></p> <p>As usual, Samsung&rsquo;s heavily skinned over the stock Android experience, and the Note Pro 12.2 is sporting Samsung&rsquo;s Magazine UX interface to take advantage of all the extra display space on offer.&nbsp;</p> <p>Big tiles on the home screen flood your eyes with content at a glance without being overwhelming, and you&rsquo;ve also got a full on-screen keyboard &ndash; numbers and all &ndash; on offer, again, thanks to the larger screen.</p> <p>Multi Windows return too, this time with the ability to run four separate screens simultaneously. How&rsquo;s that for multitasking?</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSC02850_0.JPG?1394122152" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSC02855_0.JPG?1394122152" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> S Pen shenanigans </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Note 3&rsquo;s S Pen was the best stylus we&rsquo;ve ever come across, and we&rsquo;re more than happy to welcome it back here with the Note Pro 12.2.&nbsp;</p> <p>Its pressure sensitive tip offers enough resistance to let us accurately doodle away and the handwriting recognition is just as good, turning the Note Pro 12.2 into a genuinely useful creativity tool - as opposed to a pure consumption device, which is the category most tablets tend to fall into.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSC02808_0.JPG?1394122152" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSC02830_0.JPG?1394122152" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-5"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Price and Release date </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>There&rsquo;s no UK pricing or release date information for the Note Pro 12.2 at the moment, but we&rsquo;ll keep you updated as always.&nbsp;</p> <p>Stay tuned for our full in-depth review.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="567" height="425" title="Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSC02780_0.JPG?1394122152" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-review-rating"><legend>Review Rating</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-preview"> <div class="field-label">Preview:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Preview </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/node/1431403" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/node/1431403#comments Android Galaxy Note Pro Samsung Tablets Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:55:25 +0000 Esat Dedezade 1431403 at http://www.stuff.tv Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on: a giant slab of pixel perfection http://www.stuff.tv/galaxy-note-pro/ces-2014/samsung-galaxy-note-pro-122-hands-giant-slab-pixel-perfection/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> We get up close and personal with Samsung&#039;s giganto-tab [updated with video] </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/DSC02818.JPG?1389627109" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Bigger is better, right? Samsung certainly thinks so - its new Galaxy Note Pro has a whopping 12.2in screen that you can take anywhere.</p> <p>But can you really take it anywhere? Or is this giganto-tab just too much of stretch? We&#39;ve gone hands-on with it at CES 2014 to find out.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/tom-parsons" title="View user profile.">Tom Parsons</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Build: put your hands on </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The first thing you notice when you get your mitts on the Note Pro is that at 7.95mm thick and 750g, it&#39;s neither as big nor heavy as you expect. That being said, holding it one-handed is still tiring, as we discovered when taking the photos attached here.</p> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/galaxy-note-pro/samsung-galaxy-note-pro-122-hands-giant-slab-pixel-perfection/gallery?viewid=109787" target="_blank"><strong>CHECK OUT OUR FULL SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE PRO 12.2 GALLERY</strong></a></p> <p>The back panel features the same leatherette finish (complete with pretend stitching) as the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/galaxy-note-3/samsung-galaxy-note-3/review" target="_blank">Galaxy Note 3</a>, and while we&#39;re still not convinced by that aesthetically (ok, we&#39;re convinced that it&#39;s tacky), it does at least increase grippiness, which is going to be important if you do venture out of the house with it.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSC02785_1.JPG?1389627109" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSC02789.JPG?1389627109" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Display: all the pretty pixels </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>We head straight to the videos to see if the 12.2in screen is as beautiful as it is big, and our initial thoughts are that it is.</p> <p>Kicking off with some nature footage it&rsquo;s the vibrancy and punch of the colours that strikes you first, closely followed by the sharpness and detail on offer &ndash; we&rsquo;re going to go ahead and assume that the videos Samsung provided are native 2560 x 1600, so every one of the Note Pro&rsquo;s pixels is put to use.</p> <p>Switching to some city-based timelapses it seems that while the colours are bright and vivid, they don&rsquo;t initially seem overly saturated or unnaturally warm. Motion looks very solid and streak-free, too.</p> <p>Of course, the videos provided are designed to show the screen off at its very best, so we&rsquo;ll have to reserve final judgement until we can get our own files onto the full review sample, but at this stage we&rsquo;re very excited by the movie-watching possibilities of the giant screen.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSC02817.JPG?1389627109" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSC02822.JPG?1389627109" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSC02825.JPG?1389627109" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> UI: flicking through the pages of Magazine UX </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>To take advantage of all of that screen real estate, Samsung has overlaid <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/android/android-44-kitkat/review" target="_blank">Android 4.4 KitKat</a> with a bespoke version of its Magazine UX interface, and it&rsquo;s a beauty.</p> <p>The tiles on the dashboard present a huge amount of content, but because everything is so big and well spaced, you don&rsquo;t feel as though your eyeballs are being bombarded. Instead, it&rsquo;s effortlessly simple to get to the features and files you want.</p> <p>The transitions between pages are lovely and smooth, too.</p> <p>Samsung clearly sees the Note Pro as a device to get stuff done on as well as one for watching stuff on, and the huge screen has made it possible to build in a full virtual keyboard so that you no longer have to press a button to switch from letters to numbers or symbols.</p> <p>We obviously didn&rsquo;t have time to write a dissertation on the stand, but typing some quick notes was very quick and easy by tablet standards. We suspect a proper Bluetooth keyboard is still going to be vital if you&rsquo;re going to want to do really serious work, despite the haptic feedback attempting to recreate the physical keyboard experience, but for emailing on the move this feels like a winner.</p> <p>And if you&rsquo;re a multi-tasking addict, you&rsquo;re going to be thrilled to discover that you can split the giant screen into four windows at once, so you can deal with emails, Google Docs, Netflix and Spotify all at the same time. The only trick will be acclimatising to the sensory overload so that your brain doesn&rsquo;t melt and dribble out of your ears.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSC02780.JPG?1389627109" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSC02850.JPG?1389627109" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSC02801.JPG?1389627109" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-4"> <div class="field-label">Image #4:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_4" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSC02855.JPG?1389627109" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> S Pen: scribbles make selfies better </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>What makes the Note Pro different to the Tab Pro is the inclusion of an S Pen stylus, which slots into a hole in the corner of the considerable chassis.</p> <p>As with the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/galaxy-note-3/samsung-galaxy-note-3/review" target="_blank">Note 3</a> the stylus here is pressure sensitive and creates enough friction between the tip and the tablet to prevent it simply sliding about all over the place. What that means is that it feels fairly close to putting pencil to paper.</p> <p>The handwriting recognition appears to be just as unerringly capable as that of the Note 3, so scribbles become sensible words with minimal effort, but of course the most important thing is that you can still draw all over your photos &ndash; you know that&rsquo;s why you wanted a stylus in the first place. It&rsquo;s probably worth taking the snaps with another camera, though - not only will you look like a jerk taking pictures with a device the size of a small telly, the 8MP optics of the Note Pro itself seemed rather poor in our quick play.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSC02830.JPG?1389627109" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSC02805.JPG?1389627109" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSC02808.JPG?1389627109" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Power: lots of it, but there’s still some lag </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The processor you get will depend on where you are in the world and which version you opt for &ndash; the Wi-Fi and 3G model get an Exynos 5 Octa, whereas the LTE version has a 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800. Both are backed up by 3GB of RAM.</p> <p>It&rsquo;s the 2.3GHz Snapdragon that we got hands-on with, and while it initially felt smooth and zippy, it didn&rsquo;t take a huge amount of effort to generate a bit of lag, especially when opening multiple windows at once.</p> <p>While no-one was looking we managed to install and run AnTuTu benchmark, and while the score of 29,693 puts it just ahead of Samsung&rsquo;s own <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/android/samsung-galaxy-s4/review" target="_blank">Galaxy S4</a>, it falls quite a long way short of the Note 3. There should still be plenty of power for a lag-free experience, though, and we suspect and hope that by the time the Note Pro hits shops it will have been optimised so that that&rsquo;s exactly what we get.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Galaxy%20Note%20Pro%2012.2%20benchmark%202.jpg?1389627109" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-5"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Initial hands-on verdict </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Our time with Samsung&rsquo;s massive tablet was short, but we&rsquo;re already impressed, and that&rsquo;s mostly because the screen combines size and quality to make it a roving movie fan&#39;s dream come true.</p> <p>We&rsquo;re slightly less convinced by it from a productivity standpoint &ndash; if work is your priority an <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/asus/asus-transformer-pad-tf701t/review" target="_blank">Android</a> or even <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/microsoft/microsoft-surface-pro-2/review" target="_blank">Windows</a> device with a physical keyboard is still going to work better &ndash; but there&rsquo;s no doubting that some people will find the four-windowed multi-tasking opportunities geekily exciting.</p> <p>In short, we can&rsquo;t wait to give it a real grilling for a full review &ndash; hopefully those slight operational niggles will have been smoothed out by then.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/ces-2013/ces-2014-biggest-stories-so-far/feature" target="_blank">CES 2014 - the biggest news so far, live from Las Vegas</a></strong></p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/ces-2014/2014-ces-hot-stuff-awards/feature">2014 CES Hot Stuff Awards - the 10 best launches from the show</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSC02854.JPG?1389627109" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> CES 2014 Galaxy Note Pro Samsung Tablets Sat, 11 Jan 2014 04:20:04 +0000 Tom Parsons 1431106 at http://www.stuff.tv EXCLUSIVE: Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 benchmarked http://www.stuff.tv/galaxy-note-pro/ces-2014/samsung-galaxy-note-pro-122-benchmarked/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New giant tablet is faster than a Galaxy S4 but not up with the Note 3 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="604" height="453" title="EXCLUSIVE: Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 benchmarked" alt="EXCLUSIVE: Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 benchmarked" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Galaxy-Note-Pro-12.2-benchmark-2_0-hotstuff.jpg?1389380272" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>We&#39;ve been a bit naughty. While no one was looking we downloaded <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.antutu.ABenchMark&amp;hl=en_GB" target="_blank">AnTuTu Benchmark</a> to one of the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/samsung/ces-2014/samsung-leak-loads-big-tablets-are-way/news" target="_blank">Galaxy Note Pro 12.2s</a> on Samsung&#39;s CES stand and just had time to run the test and sneak off with the results like a nerdy ninja.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/tom-parsons" title="View user profile.">Tom Parsons</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Which processor? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A closer look at the results reveals it&#39;s the 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800-toting LTE version of the Note Pro that we had our grubby mitts on (the 3G version comes with a 1.9GHz Exynos 5 Octa processor). There&#39;s also 3GB of RAM built-in and an Adreno 330 GPU pumping the pixels out to the rather lovely 12.2in 2560x1600 display.</p> <p>It&#39;s always possible that the performance will be tweaked and optmised before the Note Pro hits shops in the next couple of months, but we reckon these scores will end up being pretty darn close to those of the final samples.</p> <p>We&#39;ll have a full hands-on with the massive tablet up very shortly.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/ces-2013/ces-2014-biggest-stories-so-far/feature">CES 2014 - the biggest news, live from Las Vegas</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 benchmark" alt="Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 benchmark" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Galaxy%20Note%20Pro%2012.2%20benchmark.jpg?1389380272" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-box-out-title"> <div class="field-label">Box Out Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 2014 CES Hot Stuff Award winner </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-box-out-body-text"> <div class="field-label">Box Out Body Text:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/ces-2014/2014-ces-hot-stuff-awards/feature" target="_blank">The Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 is one of our 2014 CES Hot Stuff Awards winners &ndash; click here to read about the rest</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/galaxy-note-pro/ces-2014/samsung-galaxy-note-pro-122-benchmarked/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/galaxy-note-pro/ces-2014/samsung-galaxy-note-pro-122-benchmarked/news#comments CES 2014 Galaxy Note Pro Samsung Tue, 07 Jan 2014 23:55:04 +0000 Tom Parsons 1430898 at http://www.stuff.tv