Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4, Galaxy Tab S 10.5 officially announced

By Kul Bhushan | Published 13 Jun 2014 10:48 IST
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Samsung has unveiled two new tabs under its Galaxy line. The new tabs come with WQXGA Super AMOLED display.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4, Galaxy Tab S 10.5 officially announced
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4, Galaxy Tab S 10.5 officially announced

Samsung has officially introduced two new tablets - Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and Galaxy Tab S 8.4. Both the tablets feature WQXGA (2560×1600, 16:10) Super AMOLED display.

First up is the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4. The tablet runs Android 4.4 KitKat OS and is powered by a Exynos 5 Octa (1.9 GHz QuadCore - 1.3 GHz Quadcore) or Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2.3 GHz Quad-core processor along 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 comes with similar set of specifications – Android 4.4 KitKat OS,  Exynos 5 Octa (1.9 GHz QuadCore - 1.3 GHz Quadcore) or Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2.3 GHz Quad-core processor along with 3GB of RAM, 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. However, it has a larger battery capacity – 7,900mAh.

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 Samsung Galaxy Tab S will be available in a variety of connectivity options: Wi-Fi, or Wi-Fi and LTE, available in 16/32GB + MicroSD (up to 128GB). Users can also choose between the 10.5-inch and 8.4-inch versions, in Titanium Bronze or Dazzling White.

According to reports, the Galaxy Tab S line (Wi-Fi only) will be available in white and brown, ships in the US and Europe in July with price starting at $399 for the 8.4-inch and $499 for 10.5-inch model.

You can check out full specifications/details about the new Samsung Galaxy S tabs here.

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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