Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and Galaxy Tab S 10.5 with Super AMOLED display, fingerprint scanner officially announced

After series of leaks and rumours, Samsung earlier today has officially unveiled a new series of tablets dubbed as Samsung Galaxy Tab S. The Galaxy Tab S tablets comes in two different sizes – 8.4-inch and 10.5-inch and features industry's leading Super AMOLED display panels. The Galaxy Tab S tablets are the first one's after Samsung released the Galaxy Tab 7.7 with AMOLED display in 2011. Samsung has announced the Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and Galaxy Tab S 10.5 at the Samsung Galaxy Premiere 2014 event.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4

The tablets comes in two colour options which include Titanium Bronze and Dazzling White. According to Samsung, the Galaxy Tab S tablets will be available in selective markets starting from July, 2014. The WiFi versions of Tab S 8.4 will cost $399, and the Tab S 10.5 will retail for $499.

Samsung has packed the Galaxy Tab S tablets with a variety of premium content including:

  • Samsung’s magazine service, “Papergarden”, using which users will be able to view a wide range of popular magazines.
  • Galaxy Gifts: 
    • Samsung Galaxy Tab S users will be able to access over 15,000 Marvel Comics through 3 months of unlimited free membership to Marvel’s “Marvel Unlimited” app.
    • The Galaxy Tab S users will receive a free book every month through Samsung Book Deals, plus the ultimate e-reading experience with access to a vast  selection of e-books in the Kindle store.
Users can make and receive calls directly from their phone to their Galaxy Tab S using the Call Forwarding feature via SideSync 3.0. The Galaxy Tab S also allows users to multitask, surf the web, watch videos, share content and make calls simultaneously without having to worry about closing out of one to access another. The tablets also comes with Quick Connect feature, which quickly finds and connects to nearby devices, for easy content sharing.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

Other features include Multi User Mode that enables users to create their own personal optimized profile, Fingerprint Scanner, Kids' Mode and lot more. The Galaxy Tab S offers a choice of several fashionable and practically designed custom accessories which include, the Book Cover, the Simple Cover and the Bluetooth Keyboard.

Talking about the specifications now, the tablets comes with:

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 - 

  • 8.4-inch WQXGA Super AMOLED display (2560 x 1600 pixels)
  • Exynos 5 Octa processor with 1.9GHz quad Cortex-A15 + 1.3GHz quad Cortex-A7 or 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor (depending on the market)
  • 3GB RAM
  • Android 4.4.2 KitKat with Magazine UX
  • 8MP Rear with LED flash / 2.1MP Front camera
  • 16GB / 32GB internal storage with microSD card support (up to 128GB)
  • 4,900 mAh battery
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac MIMO, WiFi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, IR blaster, GPS
  • 125.6 x 212.8 x 6.6mm / 294g (Wifi) - 298g (LTE)

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 - 

  • 10.5-inch WQXGA Super AMOLED display (2560 x 1600 pixels)
  • Exynos 5 Octa processor with 1.9GHz quad Cortex-A15 + 1.3GHz quad Cortex-A7 or 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor (depending on the market)
  • 3GB RAM
  • Android 4.4.2 KitKat with Magazine UX
  • 8MP Rear with LED flash / 2.1MP Front camera
  • 16GB / 32GB internal storage with microSD card support (up to 128GB)
  • 7,900 mAh battery
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac MIMO, WiFi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, IR blaster, GPS
  • 247.3 x 177.3 x 6.6mm / 465g (Wifi) - 467g (LTE)
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