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.

Samsung Galaxy View - with stand

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.

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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.