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Samsung Galaxy Tab S UK release date announced as July 4

Samsung has announced the Samsung Galaxy Tab S UK release date and has also revealed the pricing details for the pair of tablets.

Both the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 will be available to buy from July 4 from selected retailers like John Lewis, Carphone Warehouse and Dixons, as well as Samsung’s own Experience Stores.

The Tab S 10.5 starts at £399, while the Tab S 8.4 starts at £319 and both are available in Titanium Bronze or Dazzling White.

“Combining the market’s most advanced display technology, Super AMOLED, with a beautifully sleek design, the Galaxy Tab S is a game-changer for the mobile industry and we’re proud to be leading the way,” said Ines van Gennip, Marketing Director at Samsung Electronics UK and Ireland. “Offering an unrivalled visual and entertainment experience, unique features and a range of premium content in our thinnest model yet, the Galaxy Tab S is must-have mobile device and we’re delighted to introduce it to our customers.”

Samsung Galaxy Tab S Features
Both models of the Galaxy Tab S run on a Samsung Exynos 5 Octa core processor comprised of four 1.9Hz CPU cores and four 1.3GHz CPU cores and come with 3GB of RAM.

They feature a Super AMOLED display with a resolution of WQXGA 2560 x 1600p resolution, of course with differing screen sizes.

In the rear you’ll get an 8-megapixel camera with flash, paired with a 2.1-megapixel front-facing option. Internal storage options are 16GB or 32GB but this can be expanded with microSD card to an additional 128GB.

The larger Tab S 10.5 is powered by a 7,900mAh battery, while the smaller Tab S 8.4 has a 4,900mAh battery.

The Tab S models also come with Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0 LE and IR LED connectivity. There are 4G/3G alternatives to be had as well.

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