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Samsung expands tablet portfolio with Galaxy Tab S3 and Galaxy Book

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PRESS RELEASE

New tablets demonstrate Samsung’s continued heritage of delivering best-in-class Galaxy technology

London, UK – February 27, 2017 – Samsung Electronics 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 coloured) for true-to-life colours 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 frontcamera 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: Optimised 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.  

Optimised for gaming, the Galaxy Tab S3 includes Vulkan API for superior graphics and Game Launcher for an enhanced user interface and personalised 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.

UK Pre-order

Pre-order the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 from 17th March on www.Samsung.com. The Tab S3 launches in the UK on 31st March, available on Samsung.com and select retailers. 

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),

Micro SD

USB 3.1(Type-C) x 2ports,
Micro SD

 

SENSORS

Accelerometer, HallSensor, 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.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies. The company is redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, digital appliances, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. For the latest news, please visit the Samsung Newsroom at http://news.samsung.com.