Samsung has sent out invites to the media members for a defining presentation to be held at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on February 26, 2017. The Company has already made itself clear about them not showcasing Galaxy S8 in the MWC, indicating the launch of Galaxy Tab S3. It has been over a year that the Galaxy Tab S2 was launched and its successor has been highly awaited.
A teaser image released through Twitter by Samsung of Galaxy Tab S3 gives away its look. A wide outline of the device with a physical home button illustrates the device to be a tablet and not a smartphone.
Certification of Tab S3 by the FCC makes its release imminent, as it happens only when a product is going to be released. This January, the device was awarded the Wi-Fi certification by the WiFi Alliance. The device has also got its Bluetooth certification.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is rumored to be priced at 700,000 Won/$606/Rs. 40,890/ £479 approximately. If you are looking for the 4G version, then an additional 146050 Won/$126/Rs.8500/£100 would be added to your bill.
Rumored Specs of Galaxy Tab S3
Whenever there is a rumor about a Samsung flagship release, the expected designs already take shape. The sketches revealed at the FCC; the Galaxy Tab S3 is much similar but slimmer version of its predecessor Galaxy Tab S2. After Samsung added the dual edge feature to Note 7, it is expected that the S series would also have the same feature.
It goes without saying that the Tab S3 will be armored with some astounding specs making it a powerful tablet. Galaxy Tab S3 is assumed to come in two variants the LTE (SM-T820) and the Wi-Fi model (SM-TB25). The model numbers are higher than those of Tab S2 which refers to a larger version of the tablet. Higher model numbers simply don’t mean you don’t expect a more compact model of the Tab S3. Galaxy Tab S3 is supposed to arrive on the market in the first quarter.
Galaxy Tab S3 is tipped to have a slim metallic design with a thickness of just 5.8mm. The tablet features Qualcomm’s quad-core Snapdragon 820 processor and a 4GB RAM. The device would have a Super AMOLED display and a high-quality resolution of Quad HD 1536 pixel x 2048 pixel.
The front camera would be 5-megapixels, and the rear camera would be a 12-megapixel camera. The 8-Inch model will have 4000mAh battery, and 9.6 inches is expected to have a 5870mAh battery. The battery would be charged using a USB-C port. The fast charging feature of Samsung is expected in the device.
Galaxy Tab S3 will run Android 7.0 Nougat with the TouchWiz UI, out of the box.