Content gifts come with Samsung’s new NotePro and TabPro tablets

Samsung Electronics launched its new NotePro and TabPro tablet lines at the Consumer Electronics Showcase (CES) in Las Vegas this week, along with a bevy of content gift offers to help users get started with their new mobile devices.

Samsung launched four new tablets in all under the new brands – a 12.2” NotePro, and three TabPro models at 12.2”, 10.1” and 8.4”. According to the vendor, each is designed to offer premium style and powerful performance, with crisp WQXGA displays, productivity tools and free downloadable content.

Samsung NotePro
Samsung NotePro

“The Galaxy NotePro and TabPro kick off a year in which Samsung truly establishes its leadership in the tablet market,” said Paul Brannen, senior vice-president, enterprise and mobile solutions with Samsung Canada, in a statement. “This new line offers the best-in-class content consumption and productivity, combining a stunning viewing experience with Samsung’s design legacy. The Samsung Galaxy NotePro and TabPro provide Canadians with extraordinarily versatile product offerings, tailored to tablet users of every description.”

All four devices run the Android 4.4 (KitKat) OS. The NotePro 12.2”, TabPro 12.2” and TabPro 10.1” are all powered by an Exynos 5 Octa (1.9 GHz QuadCore + 1.3 GHz Quadcore) processor chipset, while the 8.4” Tabpro features a Snapdragon 800 2.3 GHz QuadCore processor. The 12.2” NotePro model also comes with an S Pen.

The new tablets come preloaded with Cisco WebEx for Samsung e-Meeting, and also feature pre-paid, long-term subscription offers for a number of top news, social media and cloud storage service providers, including Bitcasa, Bloomberg Businessweek+, Blurb, Cisco WebEx Meetings, Dropbox, Easilydo Pro for Tablet, Evernote, Hancom Office for Android, LinkedIn, LIVESPORT.TV, NY Times, Oxford Advanced Learner’s A-Z and Sketchbook Pro.

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A veteran technology and business journalist, Jeff Jedras began his career in technology journalism in the late 1990s, covering the booming (and later busting) Ottawa technology sector for Silicon Valley North and the Ottawa Business Journal, as well as everything from municipal politics to real estate. He later covered the technology scene in Vancouver before joining IT World Canada in Toronto in 2005, covering enterprise IT for ComputerWorld Canada. He would go on to cover the channel as an assistant editor with CDN. His writing has appeared in the Vancouver Sun, the Ottawa Citizen and a wide range of industry trade publications.

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