MWC 2017: Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, Galaxy Book Now Official
Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy Tab S3 and Galaxy Book at the MWC 2017. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 takes over from the Galaxy Tab S2, but this time around is available in one screen size variant – a 9.7-inch display and an enhanced S Pen as usual. On its part, the Samsung Galaxy Book is an Intel-powered Windows 10 OS 2-in-1 tablet. It comes in two screen variants a 10.6-inch and 12-inch versions.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Sporting a 9.7-inch Super AMOLED display, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 has a screen resolution of 2048×1536 pixels (QXGA) and comes with a book cover as well as a keyboard cover. It relies on a Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and boots Android 7.0 Nougat OS.
The rest of the specs include – 4GB RAM, 32GB built-in expandable storage, rear facing 13MP camera, front 5MP selfie camera, fingerprint sensor, quad-stereo speakers tuned by AKG, USB 3.1 Type-C and a 6000mah battery with fast charging.
It is available in Wi-Fi and 4G LTE models, the former weighs 429 grams and costs EUR 679 (USD 717) while the latter weighs 434 grams and priced at EUR 769 (USD 812). Both measure 169 x 237.3 x 6mm in dimensions and arrive in either Black or Silver colour options, in coming weeks.
Samsung Galaxy Book
The Samsung Galaxy Book also made an appearance at the MWC. It comes in two display sizes (10.6 & 12-inch) with support for the S Pen, Keyboard cover and has optional support for 4G LTE Cat.6.
The Galaxy Book 10.6 has a screen resolution of 1920 x 1280 pixels and powered by an Intel Core m3 processor while the Galaxy Book 12 has a screen resolution of 2160 x 1440 pixels and relies on Intel’s 7th Generation Intel Core i5 processor.
Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6-inch
Samsung Galaxy Book 12-inch
|Dimensions||261.2 x 179.1 x 8.9 mm||291.3×199.8×7.4 mm|
|Weight||640 grams (Wi-Fi) / 650 grams (LTE)||754 grams (Wi-Fi and LTE)|
|Operating System||Windows 10|
|Display||10.6-inch (1920 x 1280) Full HD||12-inch (2160 x 1440 pixels) QHD|
|Processor||2.6GHz Dual Core 7th Gen Intel Core m3 SoC||3.1GHz Dual Core 7th Gen Intel Core i5 processor|
|Memory||4GB RAM||4GB RAM / 8GB RAM|
|Storage||64GB /128GB eMMC||128GB SSD / 256GB SSD|
|External Storage||Expandable up to 256GB via microSD|
|Camera||Front 5MP Camera||13MP AF Rear camera + Front 5MP|
|Connectivity||4G LTE Cat.6 (Optional), Wi-Fi 802.11 ac 2X2 MIMO, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS + GLONASS, USB 3.1 Type-C|
|Battery||30.4W battery with up to 10 hours of battery life, Fast Charging||39.04W battery with up to 10.5 hours of battery life, Fast Charging|
Global availability and pricing of the Samsung Galaxy Book has not been announced yet, however, it will be launch in the UK on March 31st.