The model in question is the 16 GB Wi-Fi-only and will set you back £339 (around 400 Euro or $516). However waiting for April 15 and onward will let you purchase the slate with additional £20 voucher for Samsung’s Learning Hub, free use of Samsung’s Music Hub, two-month subscription to The Times, etc.
The 3G version is expected to arrive soon but there’s no concrete date or any pricing details.
The Galaxy Note 8.0 is a direct iPad mini competitor and has an 8″ 800×1280 display, quad-core Exynos 4412 (found in the S III, Note II and bigger Note 10.1 slate among others) with four cores clocked at 1.6 GHz. It has a 5 MP snapper and runs a TouchWiz’ed version of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.