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Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 Review: Super-Sized Samsung Tablet

It dwarfs the iPad Air, packs 4 million pixels and can run 4 windows simultaneously

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Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 Review: Prosumer Focus

galaxy-notepro-12-2-review-ssnlfThe big display is one aspect of SSNLF’s focus on a prosumer and enterprise level of customer with this tablet. But Samsung goes a lot further in pursuit of this demographic.

The Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 review unit I was sent is packed with pre-installed, business-friendly apps including a full suite of office applications, WebEx and a free one-year subscription to the Bloomberg Businessweek app. It also includes Samsung’s KNOX security that lets IT departments lock down a separate user environment for business purposes.

Then there’s the S Pen, the stylus with its own menu (push the button for the Air Command menu) and the ability to write notes or draw diagrams by hand — a handy option in meetings.

While not a barn-burner, the tablet offers decent performance. I had no complaints in terms of zip and speediness in general, but once I started opening multiple windows, things did start to chug a bit. In its Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 review, LaptopMag ran benchmark tests and found the tablet beats the industry average, but falls a bit below the iPad Air on Geekbench scores. And it’s well below the Intel (INTC) powered Surface Pro 2, a key enterprise competitor.

Finally, SSNLF tried to make the Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 look more professional by opting for a faux leather back. It’s still plastic, but it does give the tablet a little more formality in its appearance.

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