Samsung has announced the Galaxy Tab S4, successor of last year’s Galaxy Tab S3. It has a 10.5-inch Super AMOLED WQXGA screen and powered by a Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 SoC chipset. It runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) and comes with 4GB of RAM. It has quad-stereo speakers tuned by AKG by HARMAN, similar to the predecessor and also comes with an enhanced S Pen. It has got rid of the fingerprint scanner and the home button on the front for the Iris scanner. It packs a 7,300mAh battery that promises up to 16 hours of video playback.
Samsung brought Samsung DeX to the tablet for the first time. When connected to the optional Book Cover Keyboard (sold separately) or launched from the Quick Panel, the Galaxy Tab S4 powers on Samsung DeX, lets users to switch from the Android interface to a desktop experience. With Samsung DeX, users can open multiple desktop-style windows for your Android apps, including the Microsoft Office suite, directly on the Galaxy Tab S4, and re-size them when needed. Drag and drop content between apps and use keyboard shortcuts and commands for efficiency. You can also extend Samsung DeX to an external monitor with a compatible HDMI to USB-C multi-port adapter. When connected, the Galaxy Tab S4 can serve as a track pad or a sketch pad, it continues to work as a fully functional Android tablet, giving users two screens to accomplish tasks.
The new S Pen comes in the box with the Galaxy Tab S4 to satisfy even more productive needs. It offers users a great way to express their creativity and communicate. They can take notes on the fly through the Screen-Off Memo feature, as well as navigate, translate and organize notes through Samsung Notes, and even send personalized texts through Samsung Live Message – all with the S Pen. Let’s take a look on the specs.
Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 :
- 10.5-inch (2560×1600 pixel) WQXGA 16:10 aspect ratio Super AMOLED display
- Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU
- 4GB RAM, 64GB / 256GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 400GB with microSD
- Android 8.1 (Oreo)
- 13MP rear camera with LED flash
- 5MP front-facing camera
- Iris Scanner
- 4 speakers tuned by AKG, Dolby Atmos
- 4G LTE (optional), WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz/5GHz) MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 5, GPS, GLONASS, USB 3.1 Type-C, POGO pin
- 7,300mAh battery with Fast Charging
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 will be available in Black and White colors only. It is priced at $649.99 (INR 44,400 approx.) for 64GB and $749.99 (INR 51,230 approx) for the 256GB WiFi variants. It will be available in US from August 10, 2018 at Amazon, Best Buy and Samsung.com. The LTE version will be available from Verizon first, along with other major wireless providers including AT&T, Sprint and US Cellular later in Q3 2018.
Pre-orders starting today through August 9, 2018 on Samsung.com, and all the pre-orders get a free Book Cover Keyboard worth $149.99 (INR 10,245 approx) till September 8, 2018.