Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4
Galaxy Tab logo.svg
Also known asSM-T700 (WiFi)
SM-T705 (3G, 4G/LTE & WiFi)
SM-T707V (Verizon CDMA)
ManufacturerSamsung Electronics
Product familyGalaxy Tab
Galaxy S
TypeTablet computer
Release date2 July 2014;
4 years ago
 (2014-07-02)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 Kitkat (32 bit only). Upgradeable to 5.0.2 Lollipop 32-bit in some countries 2016-08-September, 6.0.1 Marshmallow was released for this device by Samsung.
System-on-chip used
Memory3 GB
Storage16/32 GB flash memory,
microSDXC slot (up to 128 GB)
Display2560x1600 px (359 ppi),
8.4 in (21 cm) diagonal,
WQXGA Super AMOLED display (RGBG PenTile)
GraphicsARM Mali-T628
SoundBuilt-in stereo
InputMulti-touch screen, Finger scanner, digital compass, proximity and ambient light sensors, accelerometer
Camera8.0MP AF rear facing with LED flash, 2.1 MP front facing
ConnectivityCat3 100Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UP Hexa-Band 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (4G/LTE model)
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s, (4G/LTE & WiFi model)
HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s 850/900/1900/2100 (4G/LTE & WiFi model)
EDGE/GPRS Quad 850/900/1800/1900 (4G/LTE & WiFi model)
Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.0, HDMI (external cable)
Power4,900 mAh Li-Ion battery
Dimensions212.8 mm (8.38 in) H
125.6 mm (4.94 in) W
6.6 mm (0.26 in) D
WeightWiFi: 294 g (0.648 lb)
4G/LTE: 298 g (0.657 lb)
SuccessorSamsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0
Related articlesSamsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4
Samsung Galaxy Tab A
Websitehttp://www.samsung.com/global/microsite/galaxytabs/

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is an 8.4-inch Android-based tablet computer produced and marketed by Samsung Electronics. It belongs to the new ultra high-end "S" line of the cross between the Samsung Galaxy Tab and Samsung Galaxy S series, which also includes a 10.5-inch model, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5. It was announced on 12 June 2014, and subsequently released on 2 July 2014.[2] It is available in Wi-Fi only and both Wi-Fi, 4G variants. This is Samsung's second 8.4-inch tablet which is aimed to be a direct competitor against the LG G Pad 8.3 and the iPad Mini 2.

History[edit]

The Galaxy Tab S 8.4 was announced on 12 June 2014.[3] It was shown along with the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 at the Samsung Galaxy Premier 2014 in New York City.[4]

Features[edit]

The Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is released with Android 4.4.2 Kitkat. Samsung has customized the interface with its TouchWiz Nature UX 3.0 software. As well as the standard suite of Google apps, it has Samsung apps such as ChatON, S Suggest, S Voice, S Translator, S Planner, WatchON, Smart Stay, Multi-Window, Group Play, All Share Play, Samsung Magazine, Professional pack, Multi-user mode, SideSync 3.0.[5]

The Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is available in WiFi-only and 4G/LTE & WiFi variants. Storage ranges from 16 GB to 32 GB depending on the model, with a microSDXC card slot for expansion up to 128 GB.[6] It has an 8.4-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED (16:10) screen with a resolution of 2560x1600 pixels and a pixel density of 359 ppi. It also features a 2.1 MP front camera without flash and a rear-facing 8.0 MP AF camera with LED flash. It also has the ability to record HD videos.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4". GSMArena. Retrieved 14 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Tab S launched in India". ABP Live. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 3 July 2014.
  3. ^ Velazco, Chris (12 June 2014). "Up close and personal with Samsung's vibrant Galaxy Tab S". Engadget. Retrieved 14 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Samsung Galaxy Tab S launch: as it happened". Techradar. 12 June 2014. Retrieved 14 June 2014.
  5. ^ "Samsung GALAXY Tab S". Samsung Mobile. Retrieved 14 June 2014.
  6. ^ Galaxy Tab S Specifications. Samsung. Retrieved 14 June 2014.

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