Samsung at a press conference for the opening of MWC 2017 announced premium Samsung Galaxy Tab S3. The device acts in the same price category with the iPad Pro and also as the “Apple” gadget supports a proprietary stylus manufacturer.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is the sequel to last year’s ultra-thin Galaxy Tab S2. Tellingly, the protective glass he covered not only the display but also the back panel of the chassis. The thickness of the device does not exceed 6 mm and a weight of 430 grams.
Galaxy Tab S3 received a 9.7 inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels and HDR support, 13-megapixel main camera and 5-megapixel front module. As the hardware basis of the selected chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 with 4 GB RAM and flash drive 32 GB with support for memory cards MicroSD. The tablet runs on Android 7.0 Nougat. The battery life with battery capacity of 6000 mAh is 12 hours.
In contrast to the predecessor, Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 supports Pen S Pen. The latter boasts a tip diameter of 0.7 mm and an increased sensitivity pressing (4000 levels). In addition, support functions such as Screen Off Memo to create a quick notes, Advanced Drawing tools for professional drawing and PDF Annotation for editing PDF files.
Stylus support is not the only thing that unites the Galaxy Tab S3 with iPad Pro. As options the device offers a hardware keyboard with a direct connection. That is a keyboard unit connected to the tablet using the connector and does not require pairing, and battery charging. Like Apple gadgets, the new Samsung is equipped with four speakers.
In the presence of modules Wi-Fi (802.11 ac), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and GLONASS, optional LTE, has a fingerprint module and USB connector.
According to the statement of Samsung, price Galaxy Tab S3 will be 679 and 769 euros for the version with Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + LTE, respectively. The company has not yet named the exact release date of the device on the market, but certainly aiming to entice Apple users, the new generation iPad expected in March this year.