New Samsung Galaxy Tab S: Specifications, Colors, Models And Leaked Images
By Pavithra Rathinavel | May 12, 2014 1:19 PM EST
Reveling in the success of Galaxy S5, Samsung currently has a new tablet in the offing with amazing features, eyeing the tablet market dominated by Apple iPads.
Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Tab (front) and Apple's iPad are seen in Seoul, in this May 13, 2013 file picture illustration. A U.S. jury on May 2, 2014, ordered Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to pay $119.6 million to Apple Inc, after it found the South Korean smartphone maker had infringed two Apple patents. During the month-long trial in a San Jose, California, federal court, Apple accused Samsung of violating patents on smartphone features including universal search, while Samsung denied wrongdoing. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Files
Also, SamMobile has the leaked images of Galaxy Tab S. The much touted feature of this tablet includes a high-resolution AMOLED screen. The Tab S will use the new tablet specific UI "Magazine UX" that the company developed for its Note and Tab Pro tablets, BGR cited.
The device will sport a regular plastic case design on the back of the tablet. The Tab S is expected to come in two variants: an 8.4-inch model and 10.5-inch model and the display resolution is expected to be 2,560 x 1,600 pixels.
The tablet will be powered by a solid octa-core Exynos 5420 CPU with 1.9 GHz quad-core Cortex-A15 cluster and 1.3 GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 cluster. Tab S is expected to run on Android 4.4 KitKat on top of Magazine UX. Also, the device is expected to sport a 3 GB of 32-bit dual-channel 933 MHz LPDDR3e RAM.
When it comes to camera, the Tab S will house an 8 MP rear-facing camera, along with 2.1 MP front-facing camera unit. As far the connectivity goes, the tablet supports Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, LTE and IR sensor. The device will also feature a fingerprint scanner and microUSB 2.0 port.
Other reports claimed there will be two color options to choose from i.e. shimmer white and titanium gray.
At present, there is no data available on the possible launch date and price of this device. To check-out the leaked images of the Galaxy Tab S - Click here.
Here are the leaked model numbers from IBTimes UK:
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4-inch Wi-Fi (SM-T700)
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4-inch LTE (SM-T705)
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5-inch Wi-Fi (SM-T800)
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5-inch LTE (SM-T805)
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