Samsung Galaxy Tab S has seen its fair share of leaks in the past few weeks. Samsung has finally decided to put all the rumors to rest, released its latest tablet lineup, the Galaxy Tab S. The new lineup consists of Galaxy Tab S 10.1 and Galaxy Tab S 8.4, and comes in both WiFi and LTE-enabled flavors.
“The tablet is becoming a popular personal viewing device for enjoying content, which makes the quality of the display a critical feature,” said JK Shin, CEO and President of IT & Mobile Division, Samsung Electronics. “With the launch of the Galaxy Tab S, Samsung is setting the industry bar higher for the entire mobile industry. It will provide consumers with a visual and entertainment experience that brings colors to life, beautifully packaged in a sleek and ultra-portable mobile device.”
The tablets come with a 10.1-inch and 8.4-inch Super AMOLED display sporting a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels. The WiFi version of the tablet is powered by a Exynos 5 Octa, consisting of 1.9 GHz QuadCore and 1.3 GHz Quadcore. On the other hand, the LTE version of the tablets are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC clocked at 2.3GHz. There’s a 3GB of RAM and 16/32GB of storage with a microSD card support of up to 128GB for expansion.
On the rear, there’s an 8MP camera for photos and videos, as well as a 2.1MP front-facing camera. The Galaxy Tab S 8.4 features a 4,900 mAh battery, while the Galaxy Tab S 10.1 comes with a 7,900 mAh battery to make sure there’s enough juice for the tablet. As far as the software is concerned, both versions comes with Android 4.4 KitKat as their operating system.
It also comes with a whole lot of new sensors, including the fingerprint sensor which was introduced with the Samsung Galaxy S5. They will be available in two colors: Titanium Bronze of Dazzling White. It will hit retail next month in selective markets.
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