The Android Galaxy Note 8.0 has a 1.6GHz A9 quad-core chipset, a WXGA 1280x800 display, runs 'Droid 4.1.2 Jellybean, has a 5 MP Camera up front and a 1.3MP at the rear.
Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet has intelligent stylus pen called S Pen, which is a digital pen and paper and converts all your scribbles to text; you can draw on the S Note digital pad via Idea Sketch and crop images.
You don't even even have to touch the screen to use S Pen - just hover over the screen to see videos, emails, photos and appointments on S Planner without having opening the application thanks to Air View technology.
Removing the S Pen will automatically launch Pen Detection that suggests menus that it thinks users need and Page Buddy, which activates the most recent S Note home screen.
Following on from the success of the Galaxy Note, the 8" tablet is ideal for work with S Planner feature to manage meeting notes, to-do lists and diary entries.
It also has Dual View, meaning you can have two screens open at once for multi-tasking.
Samsung has also upgraded Note's Chat-On app for instant messaging and has a slew of multimedia content available from its Game Hub, Learning Hub and Music Hub.
It has 2GB of RAM and 16GB or 32GB of internal storage.
The 8 inch Note "is an ideal accessory for the busy, modern and creative person" said Tyler McGee, VP - Telecommunications, Samsung.
Samsung's "reading mode" technology turns Note 8.0 into an ereader.
The Note 8.0 WiFi model will set you back $459, is available for pre-order at both the new Samsung Experience Store Melbourne and Sydney, and will go on general sale in early April.