Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 launches in the UK, 16GB priced at £339

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 is now available on a limited basis in the UK. The 8-inch model in the company’s popular Note line, the 16GB WiFi-only model will retail for £339. Currently, customers can only purchase the Note 8.0 at the Samsung Experience Store in Westfield Stratford City.

Availability will spread over the coming weeks, and starting April 15th Samsung will be offering some freebies for those purchasing the new slate. This includes £20 worth of Samsung Learning Hub credit, a month;s worth of free access to Samsung Music Hub, a two-month subscription to The Times and more. Check out the press release below for all the details.

GALAXY NOTE 8.0 AVAILABLE TO BUY NOW FROM THE SAMSUNG EXPERIENCE STORE
Free content and services bundle worth £60 available with every purchase from 15th April for a limited time

5th April 2013, London, UK: Samsung Mobile UK has today announced that customers in the UK are now able to buy the Galaxy Note 8.0 from the Samsung Experience Store at Westfield Stratford City with other channels to follow. Ultra portable thanks to its 8″ screen size, the Galaxy Note 8.0 comes pre-loaded with a suite of new content and services worth over £60, at no extra cost to the customer*.

The new mid-size tablet, together with a suite of intuitive features and an evolved S Pen, gives you the ease of using a traditional pen and paper with speed, efficiency and accuracy. Features include a suite of S Note templates and tools that allow you to create, edit, manage and share documents, as well as seamless multi-tasking thanks to Quick Command, continuous text input and Multi-Window View which means the portable 8″ screen can be split and used to access a number of live applications at the same time.

A range of S-Pen apps, including Paper Artist and Photo Note, mean you can be creative wherever you are, whether on the commute to work, on holiday or sat on your living room sofa. The new Reading Mode makes it easier to read e-books, magazines and newspapers as you can optimise the settings to create the most comfortable reading experience, plus you can annotate, highlight, cut and paste text.

For a limited time from 15 April 2013*, the Galaxy Note 8.0 will also come pre-loaded with the following content and services;

  • A £20 voucher to spend in the Samsung Learning Hub
  • A Two Month Free trial subscription to The Times newspaper worth £32.00
  • AVG Anti-Virus Pro
  • Access to the Samsung Music Hub for free for 1 month
  • Need for SpeedTM Hot Pursuit
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 2
  • 50GB Drop Box free for 2 years

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  • Sharif Salih

    As much as i want this, and how much I love my note 2. I’m just craving stock Android. I keep getting weird Samsung requests for my password and just don’t know why. Basically, no I don’t want a Samsung ecosystem!

    • https://plus.google.com/108596272537415356460/posts Jason Farrell

      IIRC, that’s Samsung’s own app store thingy; I forget its name. You should be able to disable/freeze it from Settings>Apps>All (without needing root).

  • Flawed pricing

    The pricing is flawed. Should be priced similar to ipad mini like the note 10.1 is priced to ipad. Perhaps UK prices generally cost more then international /usa.

    • Casin

      Remember this includes the 20% VAT. The cost is actually L282 and regular currency conversion doesn’t apply because tech companies tend to just change the currency symbol not the number. So It should be ~$280 when it arrives in the US.

  • PuzzledObserver

    Its cost is almost equivalent to TWO Nexus7, no thanks. Good lucks for selling your tablet.

  • bakdroid

    ._.

  • Ramses225

    This is just a big note 2 without nfc, and with a downgraded camera. I can easily predict it is a fail!

  • Pkmmte

    WiFi-only?
    I thought this was a phone. =S

  • bboyAndroid

    Is it just me over what but everytime I blink Samsung is coming out with a new device just a different screen size? Kinda reminds me of the Razor by Motorola a razor this a razor that even slackberry was doing this wth

  • HeatFan786

    Samsung is making a stupid decision here. The point of a non-10 inch screen device is to have a smaller/cheaper platform. Why would I buy this at this price when I can get the Note 10.1 for around the same price if I live in England?

  • Guest

    Geez that’s a high price, as much as the 10.1″ Note. My money’s staying in my wallet…

  • Wesley

    Geez, the price is high. About the same as the ageing Note 10.1″ and 70 pounds more than an iPad mini. WTF Samsung?

  • ac

    I really wanted the Note 8.0, but at that price, might as well go with the Note 10.1! Doesn’t seem like Samsung cares much for how the Note 8.0 does and is likely banking more on offering the Tab 3 cheaper, in order to compete with the iPad mini 2. I hope that the US price translates to at least the same price as the iPad mini offerings, otherwise I’ll just wait or look for a different tablet.

  • Jayshmay

    Samsung is getting carried away with the rise in it’s brand.

  • ac

    60 pounds extra worth of stuff they’re offering translates to $91+US. I hope the US version doesn’t offer that extra stuff and cuts that extra $91+ off the price tag (if not more)! I was initially excited about this device, but pricing is moving me in a different direction. Very disappointing.

  • DG

    Most electronics in the UK are the same in pounds over there as they are in dollars over here. 339 pounds should end up being $339 over here.

  • andyw

    It contain complete latest features…Thanks for sharing.

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  • Dan

    For that price, I’d rather get an iPad mini (once retina is out), or a Nexus 10

  • Ryan chandler

    Seeing as how I just bricked my transformer, I might have to try this out whenever it comes to the states.