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iPad 2 Rival Alert : Samsung to Launch Galaxy Note 10.1 at MWC 2012?

Samsung may have unwittingly revealed the name of a pen-enabled version of the Galaxy Tab (or a bigger iteration of the current Galaxy Note) as the Galaxy Note 10.1.

The name appeared in a company invitation for an event to be held at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona at the end of the month, that will target developers (via the Verge).

Amongst other things, the Wave 3, the Wave U as well as SDK for the S Pen, Samsung's Wacom-built inductive stylus and the Bada 2.0 SDK will be presented.

Apart from the fact that the Galaxy Note 10.1 would come with a 10.1-inch capacitive touchscreen display and would have an S pen, there's not much that can be deduced from Samsung's mishap.

Still, it is odd that a bigger 10.1-inch Galaxy Note would appear on the market now. The smaller version has voice capabilities, whereas this one is unlikely to.

In addition, Samsung would have a tough time differentiating the Galaxy Note 10.1 and the Galaxy Tab 10.1 especially given that the latter is still a very capable tablet, and no longer carries a price premium.

Samsung is rumoured to be releasing a refreshed Galaxy Tab with a bigger 11.6-inch display with a 3.69 megapixel resolution, almost four times that of the current Galaxy Tab 10.1.

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