Samsung is starting the year off strong with the unveiling of its 8-inch Galaxy Note tablet. The official announcement is scheduled to come at Mobile World Congress, which will be held in Barcelona from February 25-28.

As for updated tablet features, The Verge is reporting "previous leaks have indicated that the tablet will come in 3G and Wi-Fi models with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, a 1280 x 800 display, 5-megapixel back camera, and 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera."

No other details regarding functionality and price have been released at this point. What do you think; will the 8-inch tablet be able to contend with the iPad?

[via The Verge]