Samsung has officially announced its new flagship tablet, the Galaxy View. Till now there is no word on its pricing and availability details.
The slate features a 18.4-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels / 119 PPI pixels of density) display. The firm says that the screen is optimized for media consumption and specially designed with a video-centric interface in mind. It has a dedicated home screen for videos showcases from various content services like Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube, all in one place. It also comes with powerful 4-watt stereo speakers and is equipped with single nano SIM support, that supports Cat.6 4G LTE connectivity.
Running on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS, the Galaxy View tablet is powered by an Octa-Core Exynos 7580 processor and is coupled with 2GB of RAM, clubbed with Mali-T720 GPU. There is only front-facing camera with 2.1-megapixel sensor for video chats / selfies. It has 32GB / 64GB internal storage that is further expandable with a microSD card slot. The tablet comes with a versatile 2-way stand and even has a handle to carry it easily. It packs a massive 5,700mAh battery that promises for 8 hours of continuous video playback on a single charge.
The slate is too heavy (2.65 kg), while measures 451.8 x 275.8 x 11.9 mm. Further connectivity options include 4G LTE (Cat. 6) / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1 LE and A-GPS / GLONASS. It comes in Black colour.