Samsung Electronics has announced the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 and the Samsung Galaxy Book, stylishly designed tablets with advanced computing technology offering a premium mobile experience. For digital content enthusiasts, the Galaxy Tab S3 delivers superior video and gaming experiences along with versatile usage as a productivity tool, while the Galaxy Book gives professionals enhanced computing power for work and play.
The Galaxy Tab S3 comes with a 9.7-inch Super AMOLED display and the Galaxy Book is offered in a 10.6-inch TFT LCD version and 12-inch Super AMOLED version. The new tablets unveiled at Mobile World Congress provide premium Galaxy technology including:
- HDR (High Dynamic Range) Video Content: Galaxy Tab S3 and Galaxy Book 12-inch support videos in HDR (10bit colored) for true-to-life colors and vivid digital content.
- Samsung Flow: Samsung Flow makes working on the go seamless. For a safe and secure login, Samsung Flow uses biometric authentication to log-in and can wirelessly tether compatible devices to transfer documents from a mobile device to a tablet. It also syncs message notifications so users never miss an important text message whether they’re using a smartphone or their tablet.
- Refined S Pen*: For a natural writing experience, the S Pen has a smaller 0.7mm tip and increased pressure sensitivity. The S Pen also includes convenient features such as Screen Off Memo to quickly jot down notes, PDF Annotation for easy editing and professional-level drawing with Advanced Drawing Tools.
Both tablets deliver on Samsung’s legacy of innovative Galaxy technology including a 13-megapixel rear camera which includes autofocus and a 5-megapixel front camera for high-quality photos. The tablets also include expandable storage and more power efficiency with fast-charge capabilities, supporting up to 12 hours of video playback on the Galaxy Tab S3 and up to 10.5 hours of video playback on the Samsung Book (12-inch). Both devices also support Pogo keyboards with no separate charging or pairing required.
DJ Koh, President of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics said,
“At Samsung, we are committed to expanding the boundaries of the mobile and computing experience by providing best-in-class products that satisfy mobile users’ diverse needs and demands”.“Our new tablet portfolio is built with premium technology that delivers a productive and versatile experience to consumers, designed for users at home, work or on the go.”
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 takes mobile entertainment to the next level providing a cinema-like experience with 4K video playback and a stunning Super AMOLED display. In addition, the Galaxy Tab S3 is the first Samsung tablet to feature quad stereo speakers tuned by AKG by HARMAN for premium visual and listening experiences. And with content partners like Amazon, enjoy instant access to HDR original videos.
Optimized for gaming, the Galaxy Tab S3 includes Vulkan API for superior graphics and Game Launcher for an enhanced user interface and personalized gaming experience, as well as modes like Do Not Disturb for uninterrupted gameplay.
With an enhanced S-Pen, the Galaxy Tab S3 allows users to be more productive, creative, and do multiple things at once. The Galaxy Tab S3 is designed to keep users always connected with faster charging and longer battery life.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Specifications
|Display||9.7” Super AMOLED QXGA (2048×1536)|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 820|
|CPU||Quad Core 2.15GHz + 1.6GHz|
|Storage||32GB, expandable via microSD up to 256GB|
|Camera||Rear: 13MP AF |
Front: 5.0MP, Flash
|Video||Recording: 4K (3840×2160) @ 30fps|
Playback: 4K (3840×2160) @ 60fps
|Wireless Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2X2 MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth® 4.2|
|GPS||GPS + GLONASS, BEIDOU, GALILEO|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Hall Sensor, RGB Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geometric Sensor|
|LTE Support||LTE Cat.6 (300Mbps)|
|Battery||6,000mAh, Fast Charging|
|Samsung Services & Application||Samsung Smart Switch, Samsung Notes, Air Command, Samsung Flow|
|OS||Android 7.0 (Nougat)|
|Dimensions (WxDxH)||237.3 x 169.0 x 6.0mm|
|Weight||429g(Wi-Fi) / 434g(LTE)|
Samsung Galaxy Book: The 2-in1 Solution
Available in 10.6-inch and 12-inch models, the Samsung Galaxy Book caters to productive on-the-go professionals who are looking for a powerful computing device that isn’t tied to the desktop. The Samsung Galaxy Book is lightweight and has a versatile form factor, easily transforming from a tablet to notebook.
For enterprise-grade performance, the Samsung Galaxy Book 12-inch is equipped with a 7th Generation Intel Core i5 processor, Dual Core 3.1GHz and the 10.6-inch with an Intel Core m3 processor, Dual core 2.6GHz.
Built on the Windows 10 operating system, the Galaxy Book offers the full desktop Microsoft Office experience for maximum productivity. It also features a keyboard that is larger and more tactile with discernible keys so users can comfortably type just as they would on a traditional computing device.
Samsung Galaxy Book Specifications
|Parameters||Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6”||Samsung Galaxy Book 12”|
|Display||10.6″ TFT FHD (1920×1280)||12″ Super AMOLED FHD (2160×1440)|
|Chipset||7th Gen Intel® Core™ m3 processor, Dual Core 2.6GHz||7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 processor, Dual Core 3.1GHz|
|RAM||4 GB||4/8 GB|
|Storage||64GB/128GB eMMC microSD up to 256GB||128GB SSD/ 256GB SSDmicroSD up to 256GB|
|Camera||5MP FF||13MP AF + 5MP|
|Video||Recording: FHD(1920X1080) @30fps|
Playback: 4K(3840X2160) @30fps
|Recording: FHD(1920X1080) @30fps|
Playback: 4K(3840X2160) @60fps
|Ports||USB 3.1(Type-C), Micro SD||USB 3.1(Type-C) x 2ports, Micro SD|
|GPS||GPS + GLONASS||GPS + GLONASS|
|Wireless Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2X2 MIMO, Bluetooth® 4.1 BLE||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2X2 MIMO, Bluetooth® 4.1 BLE|
|LTE Support||LTE Cat.6 (300Mbps)||LTE Cat.6 (300Mbps)|
|Sensor||Accelerometer, Hall, Light||Accelerometer, Hall, Light|
|Battery||30.4W / up to 10hrs, Fast Charging||39.04W / up to 10.5hrs, Fast Charging|
|Dimensions||261.2 x 179.1 x 8.9 mm, Weight: 640g(Wi-Fi) / 650g(LTE)||291.3×199.8×7.4mm, Weight: 754g(Wi-Fi / LTE)|
|Samsung Services & Application||Samsung Notes, Air Command, Samsung Flow||Samsung Notes, Air Command, Samsung Flow|
|OS||Windows 10||Windows 10|