People have been waiting for a new tablet from Samsung. The Mobile World Congress (MWC) trade show is fast approaching, and the company has already hinted that it will could launch a new tablet - possibly the Galaxy Tab S3 - at its press event.
Adding to the plethora of leaks and rumors, is a new image of the supposed Galaxy Tab S3 that has surfaced online. The latest render of the Samsung tablet shows off the Galaxy Tab S2's successor including the S Pen stylus, but as a standalone accessory.
The leaked render is courtesy a German publication WinFuture.de which cites anonymous source.
What Does The New Leak Reveal?
The report affirms older assertions that the Galaxy Tab S3 will supposedly not include a slot to store the pressure sensitive S Pen stylus.
Moreover, it hints that the tablet will only be available in a 9.7-inch option and Samsung will not release an 8-inch variant of the device as it has in the past.
The Galaxy Tab S3 will apparently boast a 9.7-inch AMOLED display screen similar to Galaxy Tab S2. It would likely support a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels.
The Galaxy Tab S3 will probably be housing a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and may offer 4 GB of RAM. The device will likely be available in a 32 GB storage option.
It is expected that the device will feature a 12MP rear camera and 4.7MP front-facing camera. It is also highly likely that there would be two different models of the tablet. One of the models would support Wi-Fi connectivity only whereas, the other one may allow both Wi Fi and cellular connectivity.
The tablet will likely be arriving in two different shades - a black and silver. The latter hue will apparently be replacing the white option which is available for the Galaxy Tab S2.
The Galaxy Tab S2, Samsung claimed was its thinnest and lightest tablet at the time. Consumers would be hoping that the Galaxy Tab S3 will also be sleek and light weight.
The Galaxy Tab S2 did not offer S Pen support and the inclusion of the stylus will be a welcome addition. It will bring added functionality to the Galaxy Tab series.
The tablet will likely sport a price tag of around $580 per the latest leak. Although it is believed that the model including both Wi-Fi and cellular connectivity will bear a higher price tag.
The Galaxy Tab S3 is expected to debut at Samsung's press event on Feb. 26. The company's invite has already indicated that the much-awaited device may finally make its debut. The tablet has already received FCC and Bluetooth certifications, which suggest that it may release in the U.S. soon after the launch.
Whether the Galaxy Tab S3 will be able to replicate the success of its predecessor remains to be seen.