Smile Note 8 vs iPad mini Retina

Hi.

I would like to ask whether you guys know the current Android version for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0?

Seen for myself at Carphone warehouse that it was still on 4.1.2 which is Jurassic in terms of software and performance seems kinda less buttery, less smooth, lots of stuttering , etc. I also heard that screen ain't that sharp.

Please advice. Thanks.