Samsung has brought everything at IFA besides the kitchen sink. It has come all guns blazing, with hero products like the Galaxy Note II, the ATIV S Windows Phone and the Android based Galaxy Camera. Adding to its kitty, it has announced the ATIV Tab which runs on Windows RT, which basically is an offshoot of Windows 8, tailored to run on ARM based processors. Also Read - Windows 11 release on October 5: How to check if your PC can install Windows 11 or not
The device features a 10.1-inch display with a resolution of 1366×768 pixels, a 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor, 2GB of RAM, a 8,200 mAh battery and will be offered in 32GB and 64GB storage options. It also has 5.0-megapixel rear camera and a 1.9-megapixel front facing camera. Also Read - Microsoft Surface event today: What to expect, how to watch livestream
Samsung says at its thickest point it is only 9.9mm thick and weighs 570 grams. Other frills offered in the tablet include, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, microSD, u-HDMI and USB 2.0 connectivity. Additionally, it also comes pre-loaded with a version of Microsoft Office 13 Home and Student version. Design wise, it quite similar to the Galaxy Note 10.1 and uses similar materials in its construction, but comes sans the S-Pen stylus seen on Samsung’s Android based Note 10.1. Also Read - Best laptops for students and professionals under Rs 60,000 in India in September
Currently, there is no word on pricing and release, but it is quite conceivable that it will be available on October 26, when Microsoft officially launches Windows 8 and Windows RT, along side its own Surface tablets.