Samsung’s new toy, oops the Note Pro 12.2 tablet is also strongly positioned as a work tool, promises to ride and further the new wave in mobile communication gadgets, the convergence of work and play.
Craige Fleischer, Director of Mobile Communications at Samsung Electronics South Africa, says individuals who in the past retained both a personal PC and a tablet, will be satisfied with the performance they get from the Note Pro 12.2 as a primary computing device. It boasts the perfect combination of style, portability and performance making it a tool for both business and social use.
Fleischer says preference among consumers is certainly shifting towards tablets and other mobile devices. “Advancements in technology mean that tablets are now becoming devices that people can also use as a robust business tool rather than for media consumption only.”
Samsung is introducing the Note Pro 12.2 in line with in line with this mobile-led shift.
The Note Pro 12.2 boasts a large screen which offers the ability to multi-task, combining different applications at the same time on one screen. This feature enables the user to simultaneously view emails, create a presentation or browse the web, thus increasing efficiency.
Fleischer adds that “Traditionally tablets were seen as social devices that consumers predominantly used to view content. The technology has since evolved, with a clear focus on productivity, enabling users to both consume and create content, all on the same portable device.”
Prosumers can also ensure they remain productive anywhere, at any time, by using software suites such as Hancom Office – which enable them to compose and edit documents, spreadsheets and presentations easily and conveniently. Furthermore, they can read PDF material based on Android software, and have more compatibility with MS Office.
“It is this convergence of technology – with the benefits of mobile phones and notebooks being combined into a single device – that has seen a huge uptake in demand for tablets, as it combines portability and mobility, without sacrificing the ability to create content and be productive whilst on the move,” says Fletcher.
He added that over and above an enhanced multi-tasking experience of the Note Pro 12.2, the creative S Pen makes tasks such as filling out forms or signing documents easy. Scribbling notes and sketching shapes that can be edited is also made possible with S Note feature.
“Designed to extend productivity and produce more remarkable results beyond anything that has come before it, Samsung’s GALAXY NotePRO will set a new rule for the tablet category, providing consumers with the most progressive mobile experience across their work, home and play environments to-date,” concludes Fleischer.