Samsung has made official announcements, regarding the highly expected Samsung Galaxy Tab S3. It has not only came with jazzed-up specs, from its forerunner Galaxy Tab S2 (2015), but also comprises a few additional features like the S-Pen and physical keyboard (optional anyhow).
It has been designed with a 9.7-inch AMOLED display, providing a high resolution of 1,536 x 2,048 pixels. The aspect ratio of 4:3 and pixel density of 264 ppi, makes the display more fabulous. The home button located below the display, consists a front fingerprint sensor. While on the looks, the Tab S3 looks similar to the yester year’s Galaxy Tab A 10.1, measuring 169 x 237.3 x 6 mm. The Wi-Fi variant weighs about 429 grams, whereas its LTE variant weighs about 435 grams. It’s the foremost Android tablet to come with a rear glass panel.
The Tab S3 appears to be a good one for multimedia purposes, where it runs on the Android 7.0 Nougat OS, display screen with 10 bit HDR support and is powered with Quad speakers from AKG. It is driven by the Snapdragon 820 chipset and a 4GB of RAM, comprised with a storage capacity of 32GB, which can be expanded up to 256 GB through a micro SD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, it has a single LED enabled f/1.9 aperture, 13-megapixel rear camera and a front camera of 5-megapixel with f/2.2 aperture.
The Tablet supports a list of connectivity options like the USB Type-C port, a 3.5mm headphone jack and the dual band Wi-Fi. It is energized by a 6,000mAh larger battery, which is slightly bigger than the 5,870 mAh one that came in its predecessor.
This Galaxy Tab S3 features an S-Pen stylus that looks like a real pen that can be used for drawing, editing, and for signing documents. Though, the tab doesn’t have a committed slot for the stylus, the keyboard features a place that can be used to accommodate it. Besides, the stylus could also be attached to the pogo pins at the left side of the Tab. Further, two kinds of covers seems to be have come for this tab, one with the keyboard and the other one without it, while both can be used as covers as well as stands too.
The company has confirmed that the tablet may hit the European markets in the upcoming month. Accordingly, the Wi-Fi variant is priced €679($717) and its LTE edition is priced €769($812). However, there is no proper information about its availability on the other markets.