Samsung introduced a 4G Long-Term Evolution (LTE) version of its Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet at the Consumer Electronics Show in January, and on March 5 announced that Verizon Wireless will begin selling it March 7 with 16GB of flash memory for $599.99.
The 16GB WiFi-only version of the tablet retails for $499.99, while a 32GB version is priced at $549.99.
The tablet, following a trend Samsung started with the Galaxy Note II, features an S Pen—an advanced stylus that, like a normal pen or marker, responds to pressure. (A firmer hand makes a darker line.) The pen ideally enables users to take notes that can be converted from handwriting to text, but the better one’s penmanship, the better that tends to work out. The S Pen can also be used for a number of artistic endeavors Samsung’s software makes possible, from painting to photo editing.
The Note 10.1 features a 10.1-inch high-definition touch-screen with a resolution of 1,280 by 800, runs Android 4.1 and a 1.4GHz quad-core processor. It also includes a rear-facing 5-megapixel camera and a 1.9-megapixel front-facing camera.