Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4-Inch – Taking Apple Head-On

Posted on 30 June 2014 Tags: Feature, Mobile Gizmos

Samsung has always tried taking Apple head-on. This is quite evident from their smart gadgets that have managed to outperform Apple in one way or another. This time, Samsung have taken matters into their own hands by unveiling the Samsung Galaxy Tab S. To learn more about this tablet, continue reading.

Design
The tablet has been designed as an alternative to the iPad and hence is both thinner and lighter. With its exceptionally large screen, the tablet is available at the same price as the iPad. With a wider screen format, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 weighs no more than 294 grams. The design elements are similar to those of the Samsung Galaxy S5. You will notice the dimpled back which is quite similar to the Samsung S5.

Performance and Specifications
The tablet runs on the latest Android operating system. It is a customized version of the Android 4.4 Kitkat. In addition, it is the first ever tablet to house a Super AMOLED display which makes it stand out from the rest. You will be able to enjoy a 2560 x 1600 screen resolution, which is double the average HD resolution.

With a battery life of 11 hours with continuous usage, it is relatively better than the iPad. This is made possible by its Exynos 5 Octa-core mobile processor. This is distributed between a 1.9-GHz and 1.3-GHz quad-core processor. It is highly effective in terms of multitasking and can be simultaneously connected to the Samsung S5 using SideSync 3.0. By doing so, not only can you transfer files but you can make calls from your tablet as well.

The tablet comes equipped with 16GB of built-in memory and 3GB RAM space. You can expand the memory according to your needs through the microSD card slot. This makes the expansion quite affordable. You can take fantastic pictures with the impressive 8-megapixel camera. Moreover, the Wi-Fi functions on a dual channel which ensures a fast browsing experience.

With a huge variety of options available, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S is sure to match the iPad feature for feature and might even outdo it in some aspects.

Photo credit: Samsung

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