The Launch Of Samsung GALAXY Tab S

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New York, USA (13 June 2014) – Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd yesterday announced the GALAXY Tab S, Samsung’s thinnest and lightest tablet to date. This Super AMOLED tablet combines the most advanced display technology with a full range of premium content for an unrivaled entertainment experience. The GALAXY Tab S is also powered with enhanced productivity features for effortless multitasking, all elegantly housed in a highly stylish, yet practical design.

“The tablet is becoming a popular personal viewing device for enjoying content, which makes the quality of the display a critical feature,” said JK Shin, CEO and President of IT & Mobile Division, Samsung Electronics. “With the launch of the GALAXY Tab S, Samsung is setting the industry bar higher for the entire mobile industry. It will provide consumers with a visual and entertainment experience that brings colours to life, beautifully packaged in a sleek and ultra-portable mobile device.”

GALAXY Tab S 10.5_Titanium Bronze

GALAXY Tab S 10.5 in Titanium Bronze

Turn up the Colour with the Industry’s Best Mobile Display – Super AMOLED
The GALAXY Tab S embodies the next evolution in mobile display technology, delivering a wider range of rich and crisp colours. Its industry-leading WQXGA (2560×1600, 16:10) Super AMOLED display delivers more than 90% of Adobe RGB colour coverage – expressing more colours than ever before – and has a remarkable 100,000:1 contrast ratio which provides deeper and more realistic images by making blacks darker and whites brighter.

The GALAXY Tab S also features additional Samsung screen technologies that go beyond the hardware specifications. The tablet’s Adaptive Display ensures the best visual experience anywhere, anytime by intelligently adjusting gamma, saturation, and sharpness based on the application being viewed, the colour temperature of the viewing environment and ambient lighting. Pre-set professional modes – AMOLED Cinema and AMOLED Photo – also let users manually adjust the display settings for bright, dynamic results for both video and photo content.

In addition, GALAXY Tab S users can fully enjoy content clearly and easily outdoors, even in bright sunlight. The tablet’s advanced outdoor visibility technology makes on-screen content look bright, natural, and easy to view.

Since Super AMOLED technology doesn’t require a backlight, the GALAXY Tab S consumes less energy than comparative LCD displays while maintaining a very portable design. Both models have a sleek 6.6mm profile and at only 465g (10.5-inch) and 294g (8.4-inch)*, that are light and easy to carry. With its longer-lasting battery, and Ultra-Power Saving Mode, the GALAXY Tab S lets consumer enjoy hours of entertainment without having to worry about recharging.

* Device weights are measured with WIFI only version of GALAXY Tab S 10.5-inch and 8.4-inch

GALAXY Tab S 8.4_inch_Dazzling White

GALAXY Tab S 8.4 inch in Dazzling White

Premium Content Eco-System
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 optimised viewing environment for digital interactive magazines, users will be able to view a wide range of popular magazines with vivid and true-to-life colours.
  • GALAXY Gifts: Samsung has teamed up with more than 30 of the world’s leading mobile content and service providers to offer its GALAXY Tab S users the ultimate home, work, and play entertainment experience through premium content and services across a wide range of industries. Some of these include:
    • With Samsung’s strategic partnership with Marvel, GALAXY Tab S users will be able to access over 15,000 Marvel Comics through 3 months of unlimited free membership to Marvel’s “Marvel Unlimited” app.
    • Kindle for Samsung: Exclusively for Samsung customers, and customised for the GALAXY Tab S, users will receive a free book every month through Samsung Book Deals, plus the ultimate e-reading experience with access to a vast selection of e-books in the Kindle store.
  • Samsung has also partnered with Google Play, Google’s online digital entertainment store offering apps, games, music, movies, books and magazines. To get GALAXY Tab S users started, Samsung and Google Play are offering several gifts: access to a range of movie and entertainment content, including the Warner Bros. Academy Award winning movie “Gravity” as well a variety of books from top publishers through the “My Library” widget.

Furthermore, GALAXY Tab S users can now enjoy Netflix, available in high definition for the first time for GALAXY users in select countries.

Stylish Form Factor and Practical Accessories
Beautifully crafted and designed with architectural aesthetics, the GALAXY Tab S is modern and sleek.

Extending this design identity, the GALAXY Tab S offers a choice of several fashionable and practically designed custom accessories. The Book Cover accessory configures to three different display angles to provide the most comfortable position to watch videos, read or type. For users looking for the same protective structure of the Book Cover but with a slimmer design, Samsung offers the Simple Cover that offers a perfectly fitting, lightweight protection. The Bluetooth Keyboard is a new, ergonomically designed ultra-slim keyboard designed specifically for the GALAXY Tab S, which perfectly pairs the device with the keyboard with a clasp for better protection.

The GALAXY Experience – Productivity Features That Help You Multitask
The GALAXY Tab S delivers an unmatched selection of enhanced productivity and security features that provide users with the ability to effortlessly and safely multitask. Users can make and receive calls directly from their phone to their GALAXY Tab S, anywhere at home, no matter where their phone is with the Call Forwarding feature via SideSync 3.0. The GALAXY Tab S also allows consumers to truly multitask, enabling them to surf the web, watch videos, share content and make calls simultaneously without having to worry about closing out of one to access another. With Quick Connect, GALAXY Tab S quickly finds and connects to nearby devices, for easy content sharing. These features are all available on both WiFi and LTE versions.

Additional useful features include a ‘Multi User Mode’ that enables users to create their own personal optimised profile, safe and convenient access with a built-in ‘Fingerprint Scanner,’ and a specially designed ‘Kids’ Mode’ with its own dedicated interface and kid-friendly applications.

The Samsung GALAXY Tab S will come 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. The GALAXY Tab S will be available globally from July onwards.

For more product information, please visit www.samsungmobilepress.com / m.samsungmobilepress.com.

GALAXY Tab S 8.4-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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 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