Samsung Announces Galaxy Tab S5e With AKG Acoustics
Galaxy Tab S5e
15 February 2019
Wi-Fi + LTE - $399.99 (around Rs 28,500)
Wi-Fi - $541 (around Rs 38,600)
245.0 x 160.0 x 5.5 mm
6x 1.7 GHz
Adreno 612 GPU
up to 512 GB
Android 8 Oreo
2160p @ 30fps
1080p @ 30fps
Wi-Fi 802.11 ac
USB Type C
Dolby Atmos Technology
Samsung is all set to launch its 2019 flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S10 lineup along with a foldable smartphone. The new devices will be launched at the Galaxy Unpacked 2019 event which is scheduled for the 20th of February. Days before the event, the company has announced yet another praiseworthy product in the form of Galaxy Tab S5e.
Galaxy Tab S5e Design and Features
The Galaxy Tab S5e has a modern design with thin bezels around the display and a sleek side profile. The table measures 245 x 160 x 5.5 mm and tips the scale at 400 grams. On the front of the device sits a 10.5 inch Super AMOLED display that has a 16:10 aspect ratio. The display panel has a resolution of 2560 x 1600 px and a pixel density of 287 ppi. The top bezel of the tablet houses an f/2.0 aperture equipped 8 MP selfie camera that has a pixel size of 1.12 ultra micron. The large pixel size camera sensor enables the device to capture well-lit pictures even in unfavourable lighting conditions.
The right side of the Galaxy Tab S5e houses the volume rockers, SIM card slot and the power button that doubles as a fingerprint sensor. The device has a total of four speakers, out of which two sit on top and two sit on the bottom. The rear of the tablet is occupied by a 13 MP camera, Samsung branding and AKG logo. AKG is an Austrian company that is famous for its headphones and microphones. The company is now owned by Samsung and the logo behind the Galaxy Tab S5e conveys that the device has admirable audio output. The device can also capture 2160p videos at 30fps from the rear camera and 1080p videos at 30fps from the front shooter.
Under the hood, the Galaxy Tab S5e packs the Snapdragon 670 SoC which is comprised of Adreno 612 GPU and an Octa-Core CPU. Connectivity options on the tablet include 802.11 ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0 and a bottom mounted USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer. It runs on Android 8 Oreo which is skinned with Samsung’s own UI. The device is powered by a mammoth 7,040 mAh battery that also supports fast charging. In terms of memory and storage, the tablet is offered in two storage variants which are as follows:
- 4 GB + 64 GB
- 6 GB + 128 GB
In addition to the inbuilt storage, the device also supports memory expansion up to 512 GB via a microSD card.
Galaxy Tab S5e Price and Colours
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e is available in three colour options which include Black, Silver and Gold. It is available in both LTE and Non-LTE options for which the price is as follows:
- Wi-Fi – $399.99 (around Rs 28,500)
- Wi-Fi+LTE- $541 (around Rs 38,600)