When we talk about tablets it seems that Android does not have all of those to win. An operating system too focused on mobile phones that does not help manufacturers to dare with this winning sector little by little for the Apple iPad and Microsoft Surface.
Samsung does not give up and after good work the previous year with the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 returns to the load. Continue your bet for a good computer and multimedia experience at the same time. The goal: A tablet for everything.
Specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4
Inside it is not turkey mucus what we found. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 sports a top-of-the-range processor (although from last year) very capable of anything: the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835. We've even seen laptops with that SoC.
He is accompanied by a screen this time in 16:10 and 10.5 inch ratio, more elongated than the 4: 3 that last year's model looked. Thanks to this we can enjoy this screen better Super AMOLED to play series and movies without neglecting the productive aspect.
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The presence of the four stereo speakers set by AKG. These are placed on the upper and lower frames of the device, not on the front.
- 10.5 ”WQXGA (2560 × 1600) sAMOLED display
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa Core processor (2.35GHz + 1.9GHz)
- Battery: 7,300 mAh with fast charge.
- 4 GB of RAM and 64 or 256 GB of storage with microSD up to 400 GB.
- 13 Mpx rear camera with auto focus and flash.
- 8 Mpx front camera.
- USB-C 3.1 connector and magnetic connector for keyboard case.
- Iris reader, accelerometer, gyroscope, compass, proximity sensor and RGB sensor.
- Wi-Fi connections 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac, MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 5.0. GPS + GLONASS, BEIDOU, GALILEO
- Android 8.1 Oreo with Samsung Experience 9.5 and DeX mode.
- Size: 249.3 x 164.3 x 7.1 mm
- Weight: 482g
- S Pen included.
- Four AKG stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos certification.
A model with 4G LTE connection will also be available that will allow us to have Internet directly on the tablet. It will do so thanks to the LTE Cat.16 DLCA, 4X4 MIMO connection.
Samsung DeX integrated: it's a laptop!
Samsung DeX (Desktop Experience) is Samsung's interface with desktop appearance and window applications. Initially created to be used when connecting a Samsung Galaxy S or Note to a screen. Open all applications as windows, it is intended to be used with keyboard and mouse and you have a lower bar with applications open as if you were using Windows 10.
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In the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 you don't need any dock or accessory to activate DeX mode. Which means you can use it in "computer mode" anywhere. Do you have a screen? With a USB-C to HDMI adapter you can connect the tablet and use it as a second screen or to write on it.
Together with Samsung DeX, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 arrives with Android 8.1 Oreo and support for the Bixby assistant (in the future, you will receive your second version).
If you need a keyboard, Samsung will sell a keyboard case as an accessory. With it it is more comfortable to use this tablet as a real laptop. When this keyboard is connected, the Tab S4 will automatically enter DeX mode.
New S Pen: use the tablet as a canvas or notebook
If you are one of those who have moved into the world of tablets to keep all your notes up to date, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 is a new tablet for you. The S Pen, Samsung's digital pen, has been modified to be more comfortable to write with it on the screen of Tab S4 as if it were a notebook.
His new, more elongated appearance (16:10) also helps to make it more comfortable writing about it. 10.3 inches designed to be used with the S Pen daily.
Best of all, you won't have to spend more to get this essential accessory, because The S Pen is included in the box next to the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4.
One tablet for everything
Again Samsung is committed to not a tablet focused on work or focused on multimedia content, but everything. He was at the doorstep last year to achieve this goal and now attacks hard again.
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At the moment we do not know the availability or the price in our country, but in the United States where it will have a $ 650 starting price. It is expected that in Spain where the same figure in euros will be given since the previous model arrived with a price close to € 700.