Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 and Galaxy Book 2-in-1 Tablet Launched at MWC 2017


Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 and the Samsung Galaxy Book, the two latest tablet hybrids from Samsung company, were unveiled at Samsung is MWC 2017 event. Both come with the S Pen stylus in the box, and while both support Pogo Keyboard Covers, only the Samsung Galaxy Book comes with it in the box, making it a 2-in-1 tablet hybrid. The Galaxy Tab S3 Tablet runs Android 7.0 Nougat OS, while the Galaxy Book runs on Windows 10.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

For now, price and availability details have not been shared by the Samsung company. Starting with the Galaxy Tab S3, the new tablet sports a 9.7 inches QXGA (2048×1536 pixels) Super AMOLED display, and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC 2 cores at 2.15GHz and 2 cores at 1.6GHz coupled with 4GB of RAM.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 tablet sports a 13 MP primary camera with flash and 4K video recording, and a 5 MP front camera. It comes with 32GB of internal storage (ROM) that expandable up to 256GB via MicroSD card.

The Samsung tablet will be available in Wi-Fi only and LTE models, while other connectivity options include Wi-Fi with 2×2 MIMO, Bluetooth, GPS, and USB Type-C port. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 measures in at 237.3 x 169 x 6 mm and weighs 429 grams on the Wi-Fi only version and 434 grams for the LTE variant. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, fingerprint sensor, geometric sensor, gyroscope and RGB sensor.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Coming to the Samsung Galaxy Book, the 2-in-1 hybrid is the first Windows tablet with support for the S Pen stylus. The Samsung company has launched the hybrid in two screen sizes 10.6 inches and 12-inch. Both feature some differences in specifications. The tablet 10.6 inches display uses TFT technology and sports a full-HD (1920×1080 pixels) resolution, while the 12 inches display uses Super AMOLED technology and boasts of a full-HD (2160×1440 pixels) resolution.
The Samsung Galaxy Book comes with a (10.6-inch) dual-core 7th (gen) Intel Core m3 clocked at 2.6GHz, while the 12-inch Galaxy Book features a dual-core 7th (gen) Intel Core i5 processor clocked at 3.1GHz. While the 10.6-inch variant comes with 4 GB of RAM in both 64 GB and 128 GB inbuilt storage models, the 12-inch variant comes with 4 GB of RAM in the 128 GB storage model, and 8GB of RAM in the 256 GB storage model.

The Galaxy Book 10.6 inches model comes with only a 5 MP fixed focus webcam, while, the 12-inch model comes with a 13 MP autofocus rear camera and a 5 MP webcam. Both sort USB 3.1 Type-C ports, though the 12 inches model has two instead of one. The smaller model weighs 640 grams for the Wi-Fi only variant, and 650 grams for the LTE variant, while the larger model weighs in at 754 grams for both the Wi-Fi and LTE models. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 tablet has a 30.4WHr battery, while the larger model has a 39.04WHr battery. Dimensions are 261.2 x 179.1 x 8.9 mm and 291.3 x 199.8 x 7.4 mm respectively.

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