According to Best Buy listing, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 will cost $600 in the US. The price appears to be for the Wi-Fi version not the LTE-enabled one. However, you cannot pre-order just yet. The listing doesn’t mention an exact launch date, it just reveals “coming soon”. The tablet is currently available to pre-order in Germany, where the Wi-Fi only version costs €679, and the LTE -connected one costs €769. Customers can also pre-order the Wi-Fi only version in Canada for the price of CAD 799.99 (around $595).
Like its main rival, the iPad Pro, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 sports a 9.7-inch Super AMOLED display set at a resolution of 1536 x 2048 pixels for a pixel density of ~264ppi. Under the hood, the device is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820, along with a 4GB of RAM, and 32GB of internal storage that can be expandable up to 256GB via the microSD card slot. In the camera department, the tablet features a 13MP main camera with an aperture of 1.9, autofocus, and LED flash. The front-facing one has a 5MP capacity with an aperture of 2.2. Shipping with Android 7.0 Nougat pre-installed, the Galaxy Tab S3 draws its power from a non-removable 6,000 mAh battery, and offers support for the S Pen, the Vulkan API for greater gaming, and HDR video playback.
In terms of connectivity options, the tablet inlcudes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual band, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS with GLONASS, a USB v3.1 Type-C connector.
Measuring in 237.3 x 169 x 6 mm, and weighing 429 grams, Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 comes in two colors: White and Black.
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