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Samsung Galaxy Tab S tablets with Super AMOLED display to hit the US market in July

Samsung Galaxy Tab S with WQXGA resolution Super AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy Tab S with Super AMOLED display
It is official - the Galaxy Tab S with WQXGA Super AMOLED display will be available in the US starting next month in 8.4-inch and 10.5-inch variants.

After a long period spent in the rumor mill, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S tablet with Super AMOLED display is now finally official. Expected to be available on the US market as soon as next month, the Galaxy Tab S comes in two sizes - 8.4-inch and 10.5-inch - and the official press release reveals this is "Samsung’s thinnest and lightest tablet with WQXGA (2560×1600, 16:10) Super AMOLED display."

Except the screen size and dimensions most specs of the two Samsung Galaxy Tab S variants are similar, as you can see below:

  • Processor: Exynos 5 Octa or Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
  • Memory/Storage: 3 GB RAM; 16 GB or 32 GB internal storage and microSD support up to 128 GB
  • Display: 8.4-inch or 10.5-inch WQXGA Super AMOLED with 2,560X1,600 pixels
  • Cameras: 2.1 MP front, 8 MP with Flash LED on the back
  • Connectivity: 3G, 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac with WiFi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, IrLED, GPS with GLONASS and Beidou support
  • Operating system:  Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Battery: 4,900 mAh (8.4-inch) or 7,900 mAh (10.5-inch)

These tablets come with a generous package of gifts, including a 12-month subscription to Bloomberg Businessweek+, 50 GB of Dropbox storage for 2 years, Evernote Premium for 1 year, various free games and more.

The 8.4-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab S will have a base price of $399 USD, while the larger one will start $100 USD higher. They will hit the US next month - first the 3G versions, with 4G LTE-enabled ones expected shortly after. For more details, please check the press release below.

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Codrut Nistor, 2014-06-13 (Update: 2014-06-13)