More details have emerged concerning Samsung’s forthcoming super-sized tablet, the Galaxy View – this time relating to its pricing.
The electronics giant teased its new titanic tablet at the beginning of September, and since then we’ve seen numerous rumours and leaks emerge concerning the device.
Now we have an inkling of how much the 18.4-inch Samsung Galaxy View is likely to cost. A couple of online retailers have gone early with pricing.
Both Adorama and B&H Photo (via Phandroid) have listed the Samsung Galaxy View at $599 (around £390) for the 32GB version. That’s considerably cheaper than the equivalent iPad Pro model, which will cost $800.
Both listings have since been removed. It’s worth pointing out that this is never a wholly reliable way to gauge an unannounced device’s pricing, but that retailers do tend to be privy to pricing information ahead of release.
The listings also serve to confirm some previously rumoured specs. Apparently, the Galaxy View will feature an 18.4-inch Full HD display, which would emphasise the idea that this is meant to be sat on a kitchen worktop or some other surface well away from the viewer’s face.
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It’ll be powered by a 1.6GHz Exynos 7580 SoC with 2GB of RAM, while a 5,700mAh battery will apparently enable 8.5 hours of video playback.
Expect to see a 2.1MP front-facing camera, making it useful for video calls, but there’ll be no rear camera. Again, this would confirm that the Galaxy View isn’t intended to be wielded like a normal tablet, as would the presence of a built-in kickstand.
We’re expecting Samsung to announced the Galaxy View very soon.
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