Hands-on with the new Samsung Galaxy tab S:

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Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd on Thursday announced the Galaxy Tab S, Samsung’s thinnest and lightest tablet to date.

Equipped with a new AMOLED display and a svelte design, the Galaxy S Tab, which comes in 8.4-inch and 10.5-inch versions, is Samsung’s latest answer to the iPad.

According to Samsung, the Galaxy Tab S is made for entertainment and comes packed with a variety of content including: Samsung’s magazine service, “Papergarden” debuts on the Galaxy Tab S. An optimized viewing environment for digital interactive magazines, users will be able to view a wide range of popular magazines with vivid and true-to-life colors.

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Here are the specifications

Galaxy Tab S 10.5-inch Product Specifications

 

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 Kitkat (4.4)

Camera / Flash

8MP w/ Flash LED + 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

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


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