Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and 10.5 launched in India

By Kul Bhushan | Published on 01 Jul 2014
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  • Samsung's newly announced Galaxy Tab S has been officially launched in India. The new Tab S 10.5 and 8.4 will be available in the market from second week of July.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and 10.5 launched in India

Samsung has announced the launch of its new Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and Galaxy Tab S 8.4 tablets in India. The Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is priced at Rs. 37,800, while the 10.5 tablet is priced at Rs. 44,800. The tablets will be available in the market from second week of this month. The LTE versions will be launched later.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 has a 8.4-inch Super AMOLED display with 2500 x 1600 WQXGA resolution. It runs Android 4.4 KitKat OS and is powered by a Exynos 5 Octa (1.9 GHz QuadCore - 1.3 GHz Quadcore) with 3GB of RAM. The tablet comes with 16/32GB internal storage and supports up to 128GB storage via microSD.

The Galaxy Tab S 8.4 comes with 8MP main camera with LED Flash and 2.1MP front-facing camera. Connectivity options include WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac MIMO, WiFi Direct, Bluetooth4.0, IrLED. The tablet is powered by a 4,900mAh battery.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 has a 10.5-inch has a 10.5-inch Super AMOLED display with 2500 x 1600 WQXGA resolution. It runs Android 4.4 KitKat and powered by Exynos 5 Octa (1.9 GHz QuadCore - 1.3 GHz Quadcore) along with 3GB of RAM. 

The tablet comes with an 8MP main camera with LED Flash and 2.1MP front-facing camera, 16/32GB internal storage and WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac MIMO,WiFi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, IrLED connectivity options. The tablet is powered by a 7,900mAh battery. 

Both the tabs come preloaded with several features such as – Fingerprint Scanner, Quick Connect (Galaxy Tab S quickly finds and connects to nearby devices), Multi User Mode’ that enables users to create their own personal optimized profile and ‘Kids’ Mode’ with its own dedicated interface and kid-friendly applications.

The new Samsung tablets will available with Wi-Fi and LTE connectivity options. There are two colour options - in Titanium Bronze or Dazzling White. You can check out full specifications/details about the new Samsung Galaxy S tabs here.

The Galaxy Tab S tablets come preloaded with a range of exclusive apps/content such as  MyPlex with a pack of 100 free HD movies, Magzter,  3 months of unlimited free membership to Marvel’s “Marvel Unlimited” app, Samsung Book Deals and more.

Commenting at the launch, Mr. Asim Warsi, VP, Mobile & IT, Samsung India said, “We are excited to unveil the new Galaxy Tab S offering a dazzling display, exquisite slim design and finest performance to our Indian consumers. The technological marvel is thinnest, lightest and is equipped with Super AMOLED touchscreen. With innovation at the core of our mission to lead the tablet segment, launch of Galaxy Tab S will further propel us in this growing category and facilitate ground-breaking success.”

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

Category Specifications
Network LTE : 800/ 900/ 1800/ 2600+850/ 2100
3G : 850/ 900/ 1900/ 2100
2G : 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900
Processor Exynos 5 Octa (1.9 GHz QuadCore + 1.3 GHz Quadcore) or Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2.3 GHz Quadcore *
Display 10.5” 2560×1600(WQXGA) Super AMOLED
OS Android 4.4 (Kitkat)
Camera / Flash 8MP w/ Flash LED + 2.1M Full HD
Video H.263, H.264(AVC), MPEG4, VC-1, WMV7, WMV8, VP8
Recording : FHD(1920 x 1080) @ 30fps
Playback: WQHD (2560×1440) @ 30fps
Audio MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, Vorbis, FLAC
 Content Services / Applications Papergarden, Professional pack, Multi-user mode, Sidesync 3.0, Gear & Gear fit manager
Free Downloadable apps Group Play, S-Note, S Translator, Samsung Link, Scrapbook, Story Album, Video Editor
Gear Manager, Gear Fit Manager, Samsung Smart Switch, Samsung Level, E-meeting, Kids Mode, Kids Piano(Ding Dong Tap), S-Console, Hanshow, Hancell, Hanwrite
Google Mobile Services Chrome, Gmail, Google Search, Maps, Play Store, Voice Search, YouTube, Google+, Hangouts, Play books, Play Games, Play Newsstand, Play Movies & TV, Play Music, Drive, Google setting, Photos
Connectivity WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac MIMO,WiFi Direct, Bluetooth ®4.0, IrLED
GPS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou(not supported in USA, Canada)
Sensor Accelerometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, RGB Sensor
Memory 3GB (RAM) + 16/32GB internal memory
microSD up to 128GB
Dimension / Weight 247.3 x 177.3 x 6.6 mm , 465g(Wifi)/ 467g(LTE)
Battery 7,900mAh
   

Samsung Galaxy S Tab 8.4

Category Specifications
Network LTE : 800/ 900/ 1800/ 2600+850/ 2100
3G : 850/ 900/ 1900/ 2100
2G : 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900
Processor Exynos 5 Octa (1.9 GHz QuadCore + 1.3 GHz Quadcore) or Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2.3 GHz Quadcore*
Display 8.4” 2560×1600(WQXGA) Super AMOLED
OS Android Kitkat (4.4)
Camera / Flash 8MP w/ LED Flash + 2.1MP Full HD
Video H.263, H.264(AVC), MPEG4, VC-1, WMV7, WMV8, VP8
Recording : FHD(1920 x 1080) @ 30fps
Playback: WQHD (2560×1440) @ 30fps
Audio MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, Vorbis, FLAC
 Content Services / Applications Papergarden, Professional pack, Multi-user mode, Sidesync 3.0, Gear & Gear fit manager
Free Downloadable apps Group Play, S-Note, S Translator, Samsung Link, Scrapbook, Story Album, Video Editor,
Gear Manager, Gear Fit Manager, Samsung Smart Switch, Samsung Level, E-meeting, Kids Mode, Kids Piano(Ding Dong Tap), S-Console, Hanshow, Hancell, Hanwrite
Google Mobile Services Chrome, Gmail, Google Search, Maps, Play Store, Voice Search, YouTube, Google+, Hangouts, Play books, Play Games, Play Newsstand, Play Movies & TV, Play Music, Drive, Google setting, Photos
Connectivity WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac MIMO, WiFi Direct, Bluetooth®4.0, IrLED
GPS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou(not supported in USA, Canada)
Sensor Accelerometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, RGB Sensor
*Proximity Sensor(only LTE ver)
Memory 3GB (RAM) + 16/32GB internal memory
microSD up to 128GB
Dimension / Weight 125.6 x 212.8 x 6.6mm, 294g(Wifi) /298g(LTE)
Battery 4,900mAh
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