Samsung Galaxy Tab S next-gen slates go official with AMOLED display, 3GB RAM, fingerprint sensor
Samsung has finally unveiled the Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and Galaxy Tab S 10.5 hybrid tablets.
Both tablets share many features – fingerprint sensor, IR blaster, 3GB of RAM, 128GB-supporting memory card slot, Android OS version 4.4.2 KitKat, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor (for their LTE versions) or Exynos 5 (for their Wi-Fi only versions), S Voice, 8MP camera and 2.1 front-facing camera.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (both Wi-Fi-only and LTE models) features an 8.4″ Super AMOLED screen with 1600 x 2560 pixels resolution. It has 4900mAh and comes in either 16GB or 32GB storage configuration.
The Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Wi-Fi comes without a SIM slot, and employs an Exynos 5 Octa 5420 processor and a Mali-T628 MP6 GPU.
The Galaxy Tab S 8.4 LTE on the other hand, comes with a SIM slot and rocks a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor which enables it to support 2G, 3G and 4G LTE networks.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 comes with a10.5-inch Super AMOLED display with the same resolution of2560 x 1600 pixels. A gigantic 7900mAh battery powers the device and it also comes with 16GB or 32GB of internal memory.
The Galaxy Tab S 10.5 Wi-Fi comes without a SIM slot and naturally does not support any sort of network connections except through Wi-Fi. The slate works with an Exynos 5 Octa 5420 chipset.
The Galaxy Tab S 10.5 LTE comes with a Snapdragon 800 processor and supports LTE.
Samsung says that pricing for the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 starts at $499 and pre-orders starts immediately while shipping will begin in July.
The Galaxy Tab S 8.5 on the other hand will sail at $399 and shipping schedule is same as the above.