MWC 2017: Samsung invite teases Galaxy Tab S3 launch

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is expected to feature a 9.6-inch display and Snapdragon 820 processor

Published Date
01 - Feb - 2017
| Last Updated
06 - Jun - 2017
MWC 2017: Samsung invite teases Galaxy Tab S3 launch

Samsung has started sending out media invite for its MWC event where the company is expected to unveil the Galaxy Tab S3. Samsung's MWC event is taking place on February 26 at 7PM local time. and the invite hints at a tablet device.

Samsung has confirmed it won't be unveiling Galaxy S8 at Mobile World Congress and it is now time for the Tab S3. Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, the successor to last year's Galaxy Tab S2 has already passed through the FCC and Korea's ET News claims the tablet will come with a 9.6-inch display. The display is expected to come with a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels and will be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 processor.

The tablet is expected to pack at least 4GB RAM and 32GB storage. Samsung will also emphasise on its camera prowess with 13MP rear camera and 5MP front camera tipped for the device.

The Galaxy Tab S2 was announced way back in September 2015 and the tablet is due for a refresh. Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 was an extremely slim device and the Korean electronics maker could continue with same design while cutting down on unnecessary bezels.

Apple announced its Q1 earnings earlier in the day where the company saw iPad sales declining for another quarter. With Galaxy Tab S3 launch, Samsung will be expected to answer how it plans to tackle declining demand for tablet computers.