Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Tab S has shown up in AnTuTu benchmark revealing its specs and the tablet's firmware was posted online, which confirmed some new features.
On June 12, Samsung will host a press event in New York City to unveil its new high-end Galaxy Tab S tablets, which boast quad-HD displays and a host of other new features.
Samsung has named the event "Tab into Colour" and it's obviously referring to the AMOLED displays it will use on the tablets. AMOLED displays aren't typically found on tablets and are usually reserved for flagship smartphones. Samsung has already publicly stated that it was going to concentrate on its tablet line more aggressively than previous years. The Galaxy Tab S is expected to be offered in two different display sizes at their unveiling.
Samsung has reportedly elected to use a 10.5-inch and 8.4-inch Super AMOLED display on its new slates. The 8.4-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab S has made an appearance on AnTuTu benchmark, which lists the tablet with a model number of SM-T700. The report lists the tablet with an 8.4-inch 2560 x 1600 QHD display, which is considerably higher than Apple's iPad mini with Retina display, and uses an 8.1-inch 2048 x 1536 resolution display. It's powered by a Samsung octa-core Exynos 5420 CPU, Mali T-628 graphics, and 3GB of RAM.
The 8.4-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab S includes 32GB of internal storage and a microSD expansion slot that will support up to 128GB microSD cards to further increase its space. Its camera capabilities consist of a high-end 8-megapixel rear shooter and 2.1-megapixel front facing camera for video chat and selfies.
SamMobile has gotten a hold of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S firmware, which sheds some light on more of the tablet's features. Just like the Galaxy S5, the Galaxy Tab S series will use the same embedded fingerprint scanner in its home button.
The firmware also confirms the Galaxy Tab S models will get the Galaxy S5's "Ultra Power Saving Mode," which extends the life of the device by turning off different services and shifting from its color display to a power-saving black and white.
We'll be covering Samsung's "Tab into Colour" on June 12 and we'll bring you all the latest news from the event.