Samsung Expands Tablet Portfolio with Galaxy Tab S3 and Galaxy Book, Offering Enhanced Mobile Entertainment and Productivity
Ridgefield Park, NJ – February 26, 2017 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 and the Samsung Galaxy Book, stylishly designed tablets with advanced computing technology offering a premium mobile experience. For digital content enthusiasts, the Galaxy Tab S3 delivers superior video and gaming experiences along with versatile usage as a productivity tool, while the Galaxy Book gives professionals enhanced computing power for work and play.
The Galaxy Tab S3 comes with a 9.7-inch Super AMOLED display and the Galaxy Book is offered in a 10.6-inch TFT LCD version and 12-inch Super AMOLED version.
The new tablets unveiled at Mobile World Congress provide premium Galaxy technology including:
- HDR (High Dynamic Range) Video Content: Galaxy Tab S3 and Galaxy Book 12-inch support videos in HDR (10bit colored) for true-to-life colors and vivid digital content.
- Samsung Flow: Samsung Flow makes working on the go seamless. For a safe and secure login, Samsung Flow uses biometric authentication to log-in and can wirelessly tether compatible devices to transfer documents from a mobile device to a tablet. It also syncs message notifications so users never miss an important text message whether they’re using a smartphone or their tablet.
- Refined S Pen*: For a natural writing experience, the S Pen has a smaller 0.7mm tip and increased pressure sensitivity. The S Pen also includes convenient features such as Screen Off Memo to quickly jot down notes, PDF Annotation for easy editing and professional-level drawing with Advanced Drawing Tools.
Both tablets deliver on Samsung’s legacy of innovative Galaxy technology including a 13-megapixel rear camera which includes auto focus and a 5-megapixel front camera for high-quality photos. The tablets also include expandable storage** and more power efficiency with fast-charge capabilities, supporting up to 12 hours of video playback on the Galaxy Tab S3 and up to 10.5 hours of video playback on the Samsung Book (12-inch). Both devices also support Pogo keyboards with no separate charging or pairing required.
“At Samsung, we are committed to expanding the boundaries of the mobile and computing experience by providing best-in-class products that satisfy mobile users’ diverse needs and demands,” said DJ Koh, President of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics. “Our new tablet portfolio is built with premium technology that delivers a productive and versatile experience to consumers, designed for users at home, work or on the go.”
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3: Optimized for Entertainment yet offering versatile usage
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 takes mobile entertainment to the next level providing a cinema-like experience with 4K video playback and a stunning Super AMOLED display. In addition, the Galaxy Tab S3 is the first Samsung tablet to feature quad-stereo speakers tuned by AKG by HARMAN for premium visual and listening experiences. And with content partners like Amazon, enjoy instant access to HDR original videos.
Optimized for gaming, the Galaxy Tab S3 includes Vulkan API for superior graphics and Game Launcher for an enhanced user interface and personalized gaming experience, as well as modes like Do Not Disturb for uninterrupted gameplay.
With an enhanced S Pen, the Galaxy Tab S3 allows users to be more productive, creative, and do multiple things at once. The Galaxy Tab S3 is designed to keep users always connected with faster charging and longer battery life.
Samsung Galaxy Book: Enhanced Power and Performance in a 2-in-1 Design
Available in 10.6-inch and 12-inch models, the Samsung Galaxy Book caters to productive on-the-go professionals who are looking for a powerful computing device that isn’t tied to the desktop. The Samsung Galaxy Book is lightweight and has a versatile form factor, easily transforming from a tablet to notebook.
For enterprise-grade performance, the Samsung Galaxy Book 12-inch is equipped with a 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor, Dual Core 3.1GHz and the 10.6-inch with an Intel® Core™ m3 processor, Dual core 2.6GHz.
Built on the Windows 10 operating system, the Galaxy Book offers the full desktop Microsoft Office experience for maximum productivity. It also features a keyboard that is larger and more tactile with discernible keys so users can comfortably type just as they would on a traditional computing device.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 and Samsung Galaxy Book (10.6-inch and 12-inch) Product Specifications
|Samsung Galaxy Tab S3||Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6”||Samsung Galaxy Book 12”|
|DISPLAY||9.7” Super AMOLED QXGA (2048x1536)||10.6" TFT FHD (1920x1280)||12" Super AMOLED FHD (2160x1440)|
|CHIPSET||Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 820|
Quad Core 2.15GHz + 1.6GHz
|7th Gen Intel® Core™ m3 processor, Dual Core 2.6GHz||7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 processor, Dual Core 3.1GHz|
|LTE SUPPORT||LTE Cat.6 (300Mbps)||LTE Cat.6 (300Mbps)||LTE Cat.6 (300Mbps)|
|MEMORY||4GB + 32GB|
microSD up to 256GB
|4GB + 64GB/128GB eMMC|
microSD up to 256GB
|4GB+128GB SSD/ 8GB+256GB SSD
microSD up to 256GB
|CAMERA||13MP AF + 5.0MP, Flash||5MP FF||13MP AF + 5MP|
|PORT||USB 3.1(Type-C)||USB 3.1(Type-C),|
|USB 3.1(Type-C) x 2ports,
|SENSORS||Accelerometer, Hall Sensor, RGB Sensor, Finger print Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geometric Sensor||Accelerometer, Hall, Light||Accelerometer, Hall, Light|
|WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2X2 MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth® 4.2||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2X2 MIMO, Bluetooth® 4.1 BLE||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2X2 MIMO, Bluetooth® 4.1 BLE|
|GPS||GPS + GLONASS, BEIDOU, GALILEO||GPS + GLONASS||GPS + GLONASS|
|DIMENSION, WEIGHT||237.3 x 169.0 x 6.0mm 429g(Wi-Fi) / 434g(LTE)||261.2 x 179.1 x 8.9 mm, 640g(Wi-Fi) / 650g(LTE)||291.3x199.8x7.4mm, 754g(Wi-Fi / LTE)|
|BATTERY CAPACITY||6,000mAh, Fast Charging||30.4W / up to 10hrs, Fast Charging||39.04W / up to 10.5hrs, Fast Charging|
|OS/UPGRADE||Android 7.0||Windows 10||Windows 10|
|SAMSUNG SERVICES & APPLICATIONS||Samsung Smart Switch, Samsung Notes, Air Command, Samsung Flow||Samsung Notes, Air Command, Samsung Flow||Samsung Notes, Air Command, Samsung Flow|
|VIDEO||Recording: 4K (3840x2160) @ 30fps |
Playback: 4K (3840x2160) @ 60fps
|Recording: FHD(1920X1080) @30fps|
Playback: 4K(3840X2160) @30fps
|Recording: FHD(1920X1080) @30fps
Playback: 4K(3840X2160) @60fps
*All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.
**Expandable storage units sold separately from the device.