Samsung announces Galaxy Tab S3 and Galaxy Book

Alex Kidman 27 February 2017

samsunggalaxybook_738

At Mobile World Congress, Samsung is all about the tablets.

Going into Mobile World Congress 2017, it was apparent that Samsung wasn’t going to announce the Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone, instead choosing to delay that launch for later in March.

Instead, the South Korean technology giant used its MWC launch to reveal new entries in its Galaxy Tab line of tablets. On the Android side of the tablet fence, the new 9.7 inch Galaxy Tab S3 incorporates a Super AMOLED display, Snapdragon 820 processor and quad speakers for more immersive sound.

Samsung also unveiled two new Windows 10 tablets under the Samsung Galaxy Book branding. Available in 10.6-inch and 12-inch screen sizes, the most obvious comparison point would be with Microsoft’s very popular Surface Pro 4 tablet devices, with a folding keyboard cover and variety of screen angles.

Both new Galaxy Books utilise 7th generation Intel Core processors with either 64GB/128GB for the 10.6 inch model or 128/256GB of storage for the 12 inch model. They’re stylus-equipped with Samsung’s S-Pen, last seen on the ill-fated Note 7 handset, and will be additionally produced with LTE variants.

Samsung Australia has not at the time of writing confirmed which of the new tablets we’ll officially see in Australia, although it has a reasonable track record in releasing most of Samsung’s tablet products for the local market.

Latest technology headlines

For more technology news, deals and offers, follow and subscribe below


Save with these technology deals

Ask a Question

You are about to post a question on finder.com.au

  • Do not enter personal information (eg. surname, phone number, bank details) as your question will be made public
  • finder.com.au is a financial comparison and information service, not a bank or product provider
  • We cannot provide you with personal advice or recommendations
  • Your answer might already be waiting – check previous questions below to see if yours has already been asked

Disclaimer: At finder.com.au we provide factual information and general advice. Before you make any decision about a product read the Product Disclosure Statement and consider your own circumstances to decide whether it is appropriate for you.
Rates and fees mentioned in comments are correct at the time of publication.
By submitting this question you agree to the finder.com.au privacy policy, receive follow up emails related to finder.com.au and to create a user account where further replies to your questions will be sent.

Ask a question
feedback