• Galaxy Tab S3 rumored to be priced at $580.
  • Galaxy Tab S3 expected to be unveiled at February 26 event.
  • The tablet is expected to support S Pen.
  • The S2 update is coming soon.

Samsung’s launch event on February 26 at the MWC 2017 trade show later this month is widely expected to see the launch of a new tablets. Now, new details about the unannounced tablet have surfaced alongside an alleged image showing the tablet.

According to Roland Quandt of WinFuture.de, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, widely rumored to be the successor to the Galaxy Tab S2, will be priced around $580 (roughly Rs. 39,000). The image shared by Quandt also claims that the Galaxy Tab S3 will feature S Pen which means it will sport all stylus-based functionalities. As per the details shared by Quandt, the new Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 will come in just 9.7-inch model. To recall, Samsung launched two Galaxy Tab S2 tablets featuring 8-inch and 9.7-inch displays in 2015.

Other rumored details suggest that the Galaxy Tab S3 will come with 32GB on-board storage and will support 4G with support for Category 6 LTE download speeds. The tablet is said to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and come with 4GB of RAM. The tablet is likely to sport a screen resolution of 2048×1536 pixels. It is expected to support a 12-megapixel rear camera and come with a 5-megapixel front camera.

If compared to the S2 9.7″ processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 will be much better in performance than Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652, in addition with the increased 1GB RAM i.e., 4GB ram that is to be expected it will make the device run very smooth, the camera performance have been improved from every predecessor tab manufactured by the Samsung, So it is also expected to have a better camera quality than S2.

Further, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is rumored to run Android Nougat out-of-the-box. One of the highlights of the tablet is said to be its 5.6mm thickness. Both the Galaxy Tab S2 8″ and Galaxy Tab S2 9.7″ tablets measured just 5.6mm thin, which was the highlight of the tablets. The tablet is said to go on sale in South Korea from March.

According to the official Samsung invite, the event will be held on February 26 just ahead of the MWC 2017 trade show that kicks off a day later. The launch event on February 26 is scheduled to begin at 7pm CET (11:30pm IST) and will be live streamed at www.samsung.com/galaxy.

In separate news, Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is being reportedly tested with Android Nougat build. GSMArena has spotted the Galaxy Tab S2 on benchmark running Android 7.0 Nougat which may mean that the update for the tablet may be released soon.

As the latest which is running on Samsung Galaxy S2 is Android 6.0.1 as it is spotted on benchmark soon it will be getting the OTA update for the latest build of Android Nougat.


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