Samsung is all ready to address the world with a range of new products on Feb. 26 at its Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 press event in Barcelona, Spain. With few days to go, one may have expected the rumors pertaining to the launch of Samsung devices to come to a halt.
However, the flow doesn't seem to cease at all as another rumor about a Samsung device has popped up. The device in question is the Galaxy Book, a Windows 10-powered tablet.
The latest rumor comes from MSpoweruser which chanced upon a new app, which at the launch of a Windows 10-powered Samsung tablet that will come with an S Pen stylus in tow.
New App In Windows Store For Samsung Tablet?
The publication spotted a new app called Book Settings, which has made its way to the Windows Store. The app made for Samsung Electronics Co, Ltd. revealed the existence of a Samsung tablet which may be called the Galaxy Book.
Apart from sparking rumors that Samsung may launch a Windows 10-powered tablet, the app revealed that the tablet may likely come with an S Pen stylus, just like the impending Galaxy Tab S3. The stylus would also be supporting the Air Command functionality.
For the unfamiliar, Samsung's Air Command allows a user to access many other features in the tablet with the help of the S Pen stylus. One simply has to hover the stylus over the screen and then tap the S Pen button. Once the Air Command gets activated, the user is presented with various options like Smart Select, Screen Write and Samsung Notes.
The app description in the Windows Store specifically states that it has been designed for "Galaxy Book" and "may not function normally on other devices." The rumored Samsung tablet may run on LTE as stated by the app, which weighs approximately 13.32 MB.
Samsung Galaxy Book Rumored Features
If the Galaxy Book tablet indeed gets launched at MWC, it may well be the third tablet in the lineup given that Samsung may also unveil the Galaxy Tab S3 and Galaxy TabPro S2 at the trade show. The Galaxy TabPro S2 is also rumored to be a Windows 10-powered tablet, albeit bigger in size than the Galaxy Book.
Previous rumors hinted that Galaxy Book may rock a 10.2-inch screen and may feature Samsung's Smart Dimming feature. Another Samsung tablet codenamed SM-W627received Federal Communications Commission (FCC) certification a few weeks ago. It is being guessed that SM-W627 and Galaxy Book are the same device.
The FCC listing showed that the tablet dubbed the Galaxy Book may come with 4G LTE connectivity, a keyboard, as well as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support.