After the launch of Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 in India, the Korean giant has now unveiled two more tablets. Dubbed as Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e and Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1, the devices are now unveiled in Germany.
With a thickness of 5.5mm, Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e is the thinnest tablet in Samsung’s portfolio. It features a sleek metal body, accompanied by slim bezels that remind us of the new iPad Pro. Notably, the Tab S5e will release in Q2 2019. On the other hand, sales of the affordable Tab A 10.1 will commence starting April 5 in Germany.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e: Specifications, Features
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e incorporates a large 10.5-inch WQXGA (2560×1600 pixel) Super AMOLED display with 16:10 aspect ratio. Furthermore, slim bezels and 16:10 aspect ratio aid for an impressive 81.8% screen-to-body ratio.
Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SoC, the Tab S5e is further coupled with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Which can be expanded via a microSD card (up to 512GB).
Moreover, the tablet has a 13-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front camera. Surprisingly, the device boots latest Android 9 Pie out of the box. Software features like Bixby 2.0 support, Samsung DeX, Quick Command, Calls, and Messages are given onboard.
There are a total of four speakers powered by Dolby Atmos technology with hardware tuned by AKG. The tablet also gets a USB Type-C (Gen 3.1) port and a pogo connector for using it with the keyboard which will be sold individually.
Lastly, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e is backed by a massive 7,040 mAh battery with support for fast charging. Weighing at 400grams, the tablet will be available in Black, Gold and silver colour options.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1: Specifications, Features
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1, on the other hand, offers a 10.1-inch display with a resolution of 1920 × 1200 pixels and 16:10 aspect ratio.
Under the hood, it is powered by the Exynos 7904 SoC, clubbed with Mali-G71MP2 GPU. The device comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. One can further expand the storage via microSD card (up to 400GB).
For selfies and video calls, there’s a 5-megapixel camera up front while the rear gets an 8-megapixel shooter. A 6,150mAh battery backs all of this. We also have dual speakers with Dolby Atmos support and a pogo pin port to connect an external keyboard.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e, Tab A 10.1: Price & Availability
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S53 is offered in 4/64GB as well as 6/128GB variants. The WiFi-only model starts at $399.99 (roughly Rs. 28,500) and will be released first in Q2 2019. Whereas, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e LTE version will start at EUR 479 (approximately Rs. 38,600) and will arrive in subsequent months.
Moving further, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 starts at EUR 210 (around Rs. 17,000) for the Wi-Fi-only model and EUR 270 (around Rs. 22,000) for the LTE variant. As mentioned, it’ll be available starting April 5, 2019 in Germany. The company is yet to comment on global availability of both the tablets.