Samsung Electronics America has launched three new tablets under Galaxy Tab 4 line, which will be available in the U.S beginning May 1.
The Wi-Fi enabled Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, 8.0, and 10.1 will be priced at $199.99, $269.99 and $349.99, respectively.
Pre-ordering of the new tablets starts tomorrow through Samsung and a number of leading retailers in the U.S. Galaxy Tab 4 line will be offered in a choice of black or white.
Samsung has partnered with leading service providers Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless to offer Tab 4 7.0, Tab 8.0, and Tab 4 8.0 and 10.1 respectively. AT&T will also offer the 4G LTE Galaxy Tab 4 series. The devices will be available this summer through these service providers.
The new Tab 4 series of tablets focuses on versatility. With its HD display, Galaxy Tab 4 will be a great entertainment companion for the family. Users can create private, customizable profiles. The LTE/ Wi-Fi enabled tablets are lightweight with thin bezels and a textured backing.
Some of the common specifications of Galaxy Tab 4 7-, 8-, and 10.1 tablets
- 1.2 GHz Quad-core processor
- Android 4.4 (KitKat)
- Rear camera: 3MP
- Front camera 1.3 MP
- Video Recording/Playback: 720p/1080p at 30 fps
All three tablets feature 1.5GB RAM. Tab 4 10.1 and 8.0 versions are available with 16 GB internal storage whereas Tab 7.0 is available with a choice between 8 and 16 GB of internal memory. The tablets also vary in their battery configurations. Tab 8.0 features 4,450mAh battery whereas Tab 4 7.0 comes with 4,000mAh. Tab 4 10.1 version is powered by 6,800mAh battery.
The devices feature Samsung’s innovative Multi Window functionality that provide multitasking capabilities, enabling users to simultaneously view two apps at once and drag and drop content with ease.
“This latest addition to Samsung’s Galaxy Tab family combines versatility with value,” said Michael Abary, senior vice president of mobile computing, Samsung Electronics America. “The HD display, multitasking capabilities and easy sharing features make the Galaxy Tab 4 a great fit for both consumers and businesses.”
Addressing the diverse content requirements from its user base, Samsung offers a number of premium content apps through Galaxy Perks. It comes with best-selling news, social media, and cloud storage applications including Google Play, Dropbox, Sirius XM and Audible.com. Additionally the tablets include preloaded apps like Netflix and WatchOn.
The tablet launch coincides with a recent report from Strategy Analytics that Samsung has failed to leverage the possibilities in content and apps for its popular product Galaxy S5.
Read the full report here: Samsung failed in driving content and apps despite good user engagement.