Galaxy Tab S new Samsung tablet is lightweight and versatile

Two models with fingerprint scanner and customizable profiles for multiple users. Thin and easy to handle, arriving in Italy in early July.

The new Samsung tablet: curiously, the home button is on the higher side in the larger model of the minor in the smallest model.

In 2017 there will be nearly half a billion in the world of tablet, and already today 50% of users use them to watch. Photos, movies, pictures, videos. Here then is that the viewing experience is essential.


So yesterday, Samsung has introduced a new tablet that relies entirely on the display: the Galaxy Tab S has a Super AMOLED screen (2560×1600 pixels) that provides more vivid colors and defined a darker black and a white lighter than many competitors. Almost to the point of saturation colors, decidedly strong: perfect for an action movie or to see photos of a sunset. In addition to the videos, the screen 16:10, instead of the more common 4:3, eliminates the horizontal black bars and use the entire surface of the screen. On the Galaxy Tab saturation and range of colors to suit what you’re watching (video, images, text), and the lighting conditions in which you are located. If you prefer manual control, choosing between AMOLED Cinema Photo, you can still customize the screen to suit your needs. The Super AMOLED technology, along with the Ultra Power-Saving Mode, provides a lasting record of the batteries in an emergency, even if they will only text and images in black and white.


The new Samsung tablet is lightweight and easy to handle, with a weight ranging from 465 grams of the model from 10.5 inches to 294g than 8.4. The 6.6 mm thick make it convenient to use especially in motion, holding it with one hand. The most observant will notice that the back has the same finish as the last top smartphone from Samsung, the Galaxy s5. The accessories have been designed to adapt to different operating conditions: the book cover, which is attached to the device via two small “buttons” allows three tilt angles, depending on whether you want to watch a video, read or write. It is available in two colors, white and titanium, and provides a solid feel to the touch, which contrasts with the lightness of the device.

Perfect for play, Galaxy Tab S is also very practical for work. Free Office is already installed, which allows you to create presentations or working on spreadsheets, also the “drag and drop” makes it intuitive and quick switching from one application to another, to your liking by placing objects on the desktop. Through Quick Connect you can then sync the tablet with other devices, from laptops to smartphones Galaxy, and directly manage all the functions of the other devices.

The operating system is Android 4.4 KitKat with a proprietary interface fast and intuitive. But the best, the new Samsung tablet damage in the entertainment field. Not only for defining, handling and usability, but also for content and apps are included in the Galaxy Tab Kick S. For example, the new app dedicated to football, newly released exclusively for tablets and Samsung Smart TV . With Kick you will experience a full Sport: You can access all the information about your favorite team, but also statistics on matches, accessible in real time.

And then games: Papergarden, dedicated service to the digital magazine that debuts on Galaxy Tab S, and the many “Gifts” designed for users of the most recent Samsung. Out of all the Marvel Unlimited app designed for lovers of comics, and Kindle for Samsung, which allows you to have a book free every month.
In this wide variety of uses combines a great variety of possible users. For each one, you can create a personal profile optimized according to the needs, thanks to the “Multi User Mode”, which allows access through a fingerprint reader. And for children is embedded Kids Mode (for example, already seen on the Galaxy S5), with a dedicated interface and applications designed especially for the little ones.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.4 S, in the version for the Italian market with LTE and WiFi, it has 8.4 inch display, 4600 mAh battery, 2.3 Ghz Snapdragon processor, 3 GB RAM, 16 or 32GB of internal memory (expandable via micro-sd), 2.1 megapixel front camera and rear 8 megapixel. The largest model differs only in the 10.5-inch display and battery 7900 mAh. Curious choice to fix the home button on the longer side (which also contains the fingerprint reader) in the larger model, and version 8.4 inches on the shorter, almost suggesting for the first use predominantly horizontal, for according to a mostly vertical.

For holding in your hands the Galaxy Tab S will have to wait until next 4th of July and spend 499 Euros for the model to be 8.4 inches or 599 for the 10.5. But the real dilemma will be choosing, in a catalog such as Samsung which already offers many other tablets, at any price and size.


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