The tablet is evolving before our eyes and the new form factor is reminiscence of Microsoft’s Surface, a laptop that’s slim, detachable and performs like a PC. Announcing the latest edition of tablets Samsung calls its new Galaxy Tab S4 a 2 in 1 Android table that comes with pencil like stylus and hard case keyboard.
After Surface made its debut, the tablet made a revival albeit under a new form factor people like the convenience using the product and liked it more when it could be used for serious productivity purposes. The Galaxy Tab S4 is just as intended, portable like a tablet and capable like a PC.
With DeX the tablet can be switched from Android interface to a desktop feel, you can open multiple desktop-style windows for Android apps, including Microsoft Office suite just like you would on an Android notebook. There is also the option to connect to an external monitor with a compatible HDMI to USB-C multi-port adapter which than the tablet can serve as track pad or a sketch pad. Compared to previous version the Galaxy Tab S4 can fully function after giving users two screens to work on.
Both the previous version and the new Tab S4 are similar in size at 10.5 inch but the difference can be seen with the newer member having a slimmer bezel. Samsung gave the units a Super Amoled display and a screen ration of 16:10 with 2560 x 1600 resolution. Sound quality is enhanced with four speakers tuned by AKG and Dolby Atmos and likewise battery power is upped to 7,300mAh giving a good 16 hours of video playback.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Product Specifications
|DISPLAY||10.5” WQXGA (2560×1600) sAMOLED|
|CHIPSET||Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 Octa Core (2.35GHz + 1.9GHz)|
|LTE SUPPORT||LTE Cat.16 DLCA, 4X4 MIMO|
|MEMORY / STORAGE||4GB + 64GB / 256GB, microSD up to 400GB4|
|CAMERA||13MP AF + 8.0MP, Flash|
|PORT||USB3.1 (Type C), POGO|
|SENSORS||Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, RGB, Proximity, Iris Scanner, Hall Sensor|
|WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth® 5.0|
|GPS||GPS + GLONASS, BEIDOU, GALILEO|
|DIMENSION, WEIGHT||249.3 x 164.3 x 7.1mm
482g (Wi-Fi) / 483g (LTE)
|BATTERY||7,300mAh, Fast Charging|
|ACCESSORIES||S Pen (included)|
|VIDEO||Recording: UHD 4K (3840×2160) @ 30fps
Playback: UHD 4K (3840×2160) @ 60fps
|AUDIO||4 speakers tuned by AKG, Dolby Atmos|