Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 in White
Also known as SM-T700 (WiFi)
SM-T705 (3G, 4G/LTE & WiFi)
Manufacturer Samsung Electronics
Product family Galaxy Tab, Galaxy S
Type Tablet computer
Release date 2 July 2014;
13 months ago
 (2014-07-02)
Operating system Android 4.4.2 Kitkat (32 bit only). Upgradeable to 5.0.2 Lollipop 32-bit in some countries
System-on-chip used Samsung Exynos 5420 Octa
CPU 1.9GHz Quad core Cortex-A15 + 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 Quad core 4G LTE 2.3GHz: Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 [1]
Memory 3 GB
Storage 16/32 GB flash memory,
microSDXC slot (up to 128 GB)
Display 2560x1600 px (359 ppi),
8.4 in (21 cm) diagonal,
WQXGA Super AMOLED display (RGBG PenTile)
Graphics ARM Mali-T628
Sound Built-in stereo
Input Multi-touch screen, Finger scanner, digital compass, proximity and ambient light sensors, accelerometer
Camera 8.0MP AF rear facing with LED flash, 2.1 MP front facing
Connectivity Cat3 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)
Power 4,900 mAh Li-Ion battery
Dimensions 212.8 mm (8.38 in) H
125.6 mm (4.94 in) W
6.6 mm (0.26 in) D
Weight WiFi: 294 g (0.648 lb)
4G/LTE: 298 g (0.657 lb)
Successor Samsung Galaxy Tab S2
Related articles Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4
Samsung Galaxy Tab A
Website http://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. 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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