8 Great Features Rolled Out on Samsung Galaxy Tab S [Watch YouTube Clip]
By Ma Evelyn Castino Quilas | June 16, 2014 2:58 PM EST
Here are eight great features revealed on Samsung Galaxy Tab S:
According to CNET, Samsung Galaxy Tab S comes in two colors: titanium bronze and dazzling white. It also comes with two size availability: 8.4-inch and 10.5-inch models. The 8.5-inch model weighs only 10 ounces or 294 grams. This weight is even lighter than Mini Retina, which weighs 331 grams. The 10.5-inch model weighs almost a pound or 465 grams, which is 4 grams lighter than iPad Air at 469 grams. At 6.6 mm thickness, the tablet is also thinner than iPad Air, which has 7.5 mm thickness.
The Mashable cited Samsung Galaxy Tab S has a super AMOLED screen with a whopping screen resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels. This screen display is twice as high as the standard high-definition screen. The AMOLED screen technology used to be part of Samsung's mobile phone line-up only. The company boosted with the AMOLED screen technology, smart phone users will experience better color display, deeper contrast and less power use. Samsung Galaxy Tab S also comes with adaptive display, which alters the tablet's white balance depending on light availability. When using the tablet under bright sunlight, the screen provides only less reflectivity, which gives the users with optimum viewing experience.
According to ZDNet, Samsung Galaxy Tab S has dual-core Exynos S Octa processor. This octa-core mobile CPU has both 1.9 GHz quad-core processor and 1.3 GHz quad-core processor running on Android 4.4 KitKat. It also has 8 MP rear facing camera and 2.1 MP front-facing camera. The battery can last up to 11 hours of video viewing.
One of the features that Samsung highlighted during the unwrapping ceremony of Samsung Galaxy Tab S is the SideSyc 3.0. According to CNET, this app allows Samsung Galaxy Tab S users to transfer files via WiFi Direct and LTE connections. This app also allows users to make calls using Galaxy Tab S as channel. There is also a call-forwarding option wherein a user can also answer the call on his mobile phone. There is also a call-syncing capability of the tablet but at present it is still limited to Samsung Galaxy S5 only.
CNET also cited Samsung Galaxy Tab S has 16 GB built-in memory and 3 GB RAM. It also has a microSD slot for additional memory of up to 128 GB. With this feature, users can put more data into their tablet.
ZDNet also cited Samsung Galaxy Tab S has fingerprint reader which allows up to eight users to log into different profiles in the device. With this technology, only users who are authorized can log in and access the files in the tablet.
Mashable also cited Samsung Galaxy Tab S has multi-window capability wherein two apps can run on the screen in different windows at the same time. With this feature, users can do simple multitasking activities on their tablets.
Focus on Entertainment
CNET also cited Samsung Galaxy Tab S has Galaxy Gifts, a service that sells promotions, entertainment, productivity and news providers. It also comes with one year free access of up to 36 segments in Gogo In-flight WiFi. It also includes subscriptions to various news Web sites like Bloomberg Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and The New York Times. It involves subscriptions to Sirius XM Radio and Audible. These offers cited above are specific only to the U.S. and will have different offers in other countries.
Watch the hands-on of Samsung Galaxy Tab S on YouTube.
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