Samsung took to Twitter to announce that the 12.2-inch Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 tablet that was unveiled at CES 2014 is now available for pre-order in the U.K. from its online store. The company has finally announced pricing details and a launch date for the basic 32GB Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 Wi-Fi model (available in white or black,) at least for the U.K. – the tablet costs £649 (about $1,076) and is scheduled to ship on February 4. Buyers that pre-order the device now will also get a free Gamepad, which otherwise retails for £59. The LTE version of the tablet is not yet available for purchase.
U.S. availability details are for the device are yet to be made official, although the 12.2-inch Android tablet is likely to be more expensive than other tablets already selling in stores. Comparatively, pricing for the iPad Air starts at £399 for the 16GB Wi-Fi version in the U.K., while the 32GB model retails for £479. The Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) that was unveiled at IFA 2013 costs £478.95 from Amazon U.K. In the U.S., the 32GB iPad Air Wi-Fi costs $599, while the Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) also sells for $599.