Rumors have been rife that Samsung is working on a 10.5-inch tablet with 2560×1600 pixels resolution. Now a new report has surfaced online, suggesting that the company is indeed working on the tablet along with an 8.4-inch variant as well and is planning to introduce these under a new tablet series, the Galaxy Tab S. Both of these tablets will come with Wi-Fi only and LTE supported variants. Sammobile has claimed in a report that these tablets will flaunt WQXGA (2560×1600 pixels) AMOLED display and will also be the company’s first tablets to come with fingerprint scanner technology, which was seen on the company’s flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone.
Going by the report, the Galaxy Tab S tablets will be built around the Galaxy Tab 4’s design language with perforated back panel. In terms of specifications, the Galaxy Tab S tablets will run on Octa-core Exynos 5 (5420) chipset with quad-core 1.9GHz Cortex-A15 cores and quad-core 1.3GHz Cortex-A7 cores, with hexa-core ARM Mali-T628 GPU, coupled with a massive 3GB of RAM. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy F42 Indian launch date could be Sep 29, hints Flipkart teaser
On the photography front, the tablets are likely to come with 8-megapixel rear cameras with full HD 1080p video recording, and 2.1-megapixel front facing cameras. Connectivity options will include all standard connectivity features as well as IR blaster. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy M52 5G launching in India on September 28, release on Amazon website
The tablets will run on Android 4.4.2 KitKat out of the box, which might be wrapped under Samsung’s new NotePro Magazine UI. The Galaxy Tab S in two colors, shimmer white and titanium grey and Samsung will also introduce flip covers for these tablets. There is no word on the launch or price of these Galaxy Tab S series of tablets.
So far, the company has already launched 7-inch, 8-inch and 10.1-inch tablet variants of the Galaxy Tab 4, and the Galaxy Note Pro 12.2-inch and Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2-inch tablets.