After months of speculations, Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5 has been launched by the company as its flagship tablet for the year. The tablet comes with DeX to enable PC-like mode on the device and turn it into a laptop.
It comes with the S Pen, but you have to buy the Book Cover keyboard and the charging dock separately. It’s also the first tablet from Samsung to support two screens, you can use HDMI to connect to an external monitor. Let’s find out more.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5 Key Specs and Features
・10.5-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1600 x 2560 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo with 4GB RAM
・Octa-core 2.35GHz Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
・64GB/256GB built-in storage
・13MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
・7300mAh non-removable Li-Po Battery
Design And Display
The tablet is quite tall, big and heavy, but surprisingly it’s not as thick as we thought. It’s made from Metal and has a Metal frame as well. Furthermore, there’s a rear camera and a LED flash at the top middle.
The tablet is quite slim, measuring just 7.1mm in thickness even though it weighs an astonishing 483g. It will also be available in Black and White colours only.
When you turn to the front, you’ll see it comes with thick bezels, but they aren’t as bulky as third generation Samsung tablets. Nonetheless, it dishes out more screen and fewer bezels.
The huge 10.5-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen handles display. It has a resolution of 1600 x 2560 pixels and 287 pixels per inch density. The screen stretches up to 78.6% screen-to-body ratio as well.
Hardware and Software
It’s powered by an older Snapdragon 835 powerful chip, this was built on a 10nm process node. Nonetheless, it comes with 8-cores of processor clocking at 2.35GHz tops. While the Adreno 540 graphics card handles graphics.
For multitasking, there’s 4GB RAM space available, this is more than enough to handle heavy loads. In the storage department, there’s a version with 64GB and another with 256GB. It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box
Camera, Network And Connectivity
There’s a single 13MP autofocus camera at the rear with a LED flash as well. It shoots 4K @30fps, while the 8MP selfie camera handles selfies.
The Galaxy Tab S4 10.5 supports 4G LTE connectivity, there’s another version that supports only Wi-fi. It accommodates single Nano SIM and has support for Bluetooth 5.0, 3.5mm jack, USB TypeC, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot and A-GPS, GLONASS, Dolby Atmos sound.
Battery, Price And Availability
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5 is powered by a non-removable Li-Po 7300mAh battery with fast charging technology. Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5 will be available on shopping stores, starting from $699 to $799, that’s about (N245,000 – N280,000).
Full Specification Of Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5
・Announced: August 2018
・Status: Available. August 2018
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz / 1900 MHz / 850 MHz
・4G Support: LTE or Wi-fi
・Dual SIM Support: No (Nano)
・Material Type: Metal
・Dimensions: 249.3 x 164.3 x 7.1 mm
・Colour: Black, White
・Screen Type: FHD+ Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 1600 x 2560 pixels
・Pixel Density: 287ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 78.6%
・Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo
・Processor: Octa-core 2.35GHz
・Chipset type: Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
・Graphics Processing Unit: Adreno 540
・Memory Card Slot: Yes, up to 512GB
・Internal storage: 256GB/64GB
・Back Camera: 13MP
・Front Camera: 8MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED
・Front Flash: –
・WiFi Hotspot: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: No
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass, gyroscope, iris scanner
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: Yes