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Samsung Launches Flagship Galaxy Tab S Tablets With AMOLED Displays In India


Samsung India has launched today the new two flagship Galaxy Tab S tablets with 8.4  and 10.5 inche super AMOLED displays. These tablets will be available from mid-July at Market Operating Price of Rs. 37,800/- and Rs. 44,800/-, respectively. These tablets come in two colors – Titanium Bronze or Dazzling White. These tablets can be pre-booked at select stores across India, and at the Samsung India E-Store. Those customers who pre-book one of the tablets will get a a free book cover accessory, which is an optional item. The other accessory available is keyaboard, which can be attached to 10.5 inch tablet for faster typing.

The unique feature of Galaxy Tab S tablets is that they sport a WQXGA (2560×1600, 16:10) Super AMOLED display, which is capable of delivering more than 90% of Adobe RGB color coverage. According to Samsung this display has a remarkable 100,000:1 contrast ratio which provides deeper and more realistic images by making blacks darker and whites brighter. The Amoled displays are used by Samsung and a few other manufacturers in their smartphones. But till now, the Amoled display has not been used on tablets because larger AMOLED screens are more difficult to produce.

The other feature of the AMOLED technolgy is Adaptive Display, which according to Samsung will ensures the best visual experience anywhere, anytime by intelligently adjusting gamma, saturation, and sharpness based on the application being viewed. Pre-set professional modes – AMOLED Cinema and AMOLED Photo – also let users manually adjust the display settings for bright, dynamic results for both video and photo content.

These are Samsung’s thinnest and lightest tablet to date. Both tablets have a sleek 6.6mm profile and weighs 465g (10.5-inch) and 294g (8.4-inch). These tablets also have voice calling feature and are 3G compatible. According to Samsung, the LTE compliant Galaxy Tab S tablets will also be introduced in due course of time in India.

The Galaxy Tab S tablets will be available with 3GB RAM and internal staorge of 16GB RAM, with the provision to extend it upto 128GB via MicroSD card. These tablets are equipped with 8 megapixel rear camera with flash LED and 2.1 megapixel front camera, with Full HD capabilities. The Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is fuelled by a 4,900mAh battery whereas the 10.5 tab is packed with a 7,900mAh battery. For connectivity, both the tablets support WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac MIMO, WiFi Direct, Bluetooth4.0, IrLED.

Additional useful features available on the Galaxy Tab S tablets are Call Forwarding for making and receiving calls directly from the Galaxy S5 to the Galaxy Tab S via SideSync 3.0; Multitasking; Quick Connect for quickly finding and connecting to nearby devices; Multi User Mode to create own personal optimized profile; Fingerprint Scanner for safe and convenient access and a specially designed ‘Kids’ Mode’ with its own dedicated interface and kid-friendly applications.

To make their newly announced Galaxy Tab S tablets more attractive with its contents, Samsung has entered into partnership with Marvel and Galaxy Tab S users will be able to access over 15,000 Marvel Comics through 3 months of unlimited free membership to Marvel’s “Marvel Unlimited” app. Samsung has also made arrangements with Amazon and the Galaxy Tab S users will receive a free book every month through Samsung Book Deals, plus the access to a vast selection of e-books in the Kindle store. Galaxy Tab S users can also enjoy Netflix, available in high definition for the first time for Galaxy users in select countries.

Besides above, Samsung has also tied-up with MyPlex, which is offering a pack of 100 free HD movies exclusively for the Tab S, and Magzter, which has created a special bouquet of 21 leading Indian magazines with a 3 month subscription for Tab S users.

As part of an introductory offer, the  Galaxy Tab S consumers will get 9 GB of free data from Reliance Communications, which can be used on 3G or 2G. In addition, consumers will also get free access to a library of more than 1000 movies through BigFlix for 3 months on the Reliance Communications connection.

The Galaxy Tab S range of tablets were unveiled few days ago in NewYork and have been getting rave reviews since its launch. These tabelts are aimed at giving strong competition to Apple’s iPads.

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