Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 has a starting price tag of US $649.99 and it comes in Black & White colour. The Galaxy Tab S4 comes in two variants – 64GB internal storage variant cost US $649.99 for the 64GB internal storage while the 256GB WiFi variant cost US $749.99. The DeX will be sold separately for US $150.00, or you can connect any other Bluetooth Keyboard or mouse. For your information, the Galaxy Tab S4 is the successor of Galaxy Tab S3 that was launched last year.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Details, Specifications, and Features
On the specifications front, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 features 10.5-inch Super AMOLED WQXGA screen with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels, has an aspect ratio of 16:10, and a pixel density of 287ppi. The Galaxy Tab S4 is powered by a 2.35GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor which is paired with Adreno GPU & 4GB of RAM. The Galaxy Tab S4 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with Samsung UI on top of it and has 64GB/256GB internal storage which can be expanded further up to 400GB via microSD card.
The Galaxy Tab S4 features a 13-megapixel rear camera with autofocus, f/1.9 aperture and 8-megapixel front-facing camera with a f/1.9 aperture for selfie & video-calling.
The Galaxy Tab S4 has connectivity features like 4G LTE (optional), Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac along with Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS+GONASS, 3.5mm headphone jack, and USB Type-C (for charging, and data transfer). The Galaxy Tab S4 comes with sensors like an accelerometer, compass, gyroscope, hall sensor, RGB, proximity, and an iris scanner.
The Galaxy Tab S4 measures 249.3×164.3×7.1mm and weighs 482 grams.
The Galaxy Tab S4 packs 7,300mAh battery that supports fast charging and offers 16 hours of video playback.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Features
The Galaxy Tab S4 is designed to offer premium-class productivity and has thin bezels. Also, Samsung has done away with the physical home button and capacitive Android Navigation buttons. There is no fingerprint sensor but the tablet comes with an Iris scanner and Face Unlock feature. The Galaxy Tab S4 has four quad-stereo speakers tuned by AKG (by HARMAN), and Dolby Atmos technology.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 comes with an all-new S Pen, DeX integration that offers a desktop-like experience, and an optional Book Cover Keyboard that meets the diverse requirements of professionals.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 S Pen
The all-new S Pen comes with usual tricks like Screen-Off Memo, send personalized texts through Samsung Live Message, translating text, air command, navigate, and organize notes through Samsung Notes. The S Pen comes with as many as 4,096 pressure levels, and a pen tip of 0.7mm diameter.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 DeX
Samsung has brought Samsung DeX to the tablet, and when connected to the Book Cover Keyboard or launched from the Quick Panel, the Galaxy Tab S4 powers on Samsung DeX, and it lets you enable desktop-like computing & lets you switch from Android interface to a desktop experience. It offers users a way to open multiple desktop-style windows for Android apps, including the Microsoft Office Suite. Additionally, you can also extend Samsung DeX to an external monitor with a compatible HDMI to USB-C port adapter and when connected, the Galaxy Tab S4 can serve as a track pad or a sketch pad, it continues to work as a fully functional Android tablet, giving users to screens to accomplish tasks. There is also an option to drag and drop content between apps and even use keyboard shortcuts and commands on the optional Book Cover keyboard.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Bixby Support
The Galaxy Tab S4 has Bixby voice support which means you can speak to the tablet and get the things done easily. There is no dedicated Bixby button, and you can use the “Hi Bixby” word to wake it up. Also, there is Google Assistant support too.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Software Packages
The Galaxy Tab S4 comes with a bunch of software packages like Samsung Flow to let users manage all their compatible devices by connecting and transferring files, tasks, and notifications seamlessly. There is a Daily Board app that provides photos and everyday information such as the weather, calendar, and time on a single screen. The tablet also has Samsung Knox that protects the device from malicious access. Additionally, the Galaxy Tab S4 preloaded with Samsung’s SmartThings app to let users remotely control their connected devices and monitor their smart homes.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Details
Design and Display
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 comes with an Iris Scanner, there is no fingerprint sensor.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 flaunts a big 10.5-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1600 x 2560 pixels, an aspect ratio of 16:10 and has a pixel density of 287 PPI. The display is bright, vivid and has a good colour reproduction. The sunlight legibility is good and you don’t find any issues while using the tablet in direct sunlight.
Performance and Storage
The Galaxy Tab S4 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset that clocks at 2.35GHz. The architecture is based on two Kryo 280 quad-core processors having 2.45GHz and 1.9GHz clock speed. The graphical requirements taken care by an Adreno 540 GPU and a 4GB RAM offers a smooth performance and day to day tasks can be easily handled.
The Galaxy Tab S4 comes in two storage variants – 64GB & 256GB, the internal storage can be expanded further up to 400GB.
Camera And Operating System
On the camera side, the Galaxy Tab S4 features a 13MP camera with autofocus, LED flash and 5-megapixel front camera for selfie & video-calling.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 boots the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box with Samsung TouchWiz UI on top of it.
Connectivity and Battery
The Galaxy Tab S4 comes with connectivity features like 4G LTE (optional), WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz/5GHz) MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 5, GPS, GLONASS, USB 3.1 Type-C, 3.5 mm audio jack, and POGO pin.
To keep the Galaxy Tab S4 running all the day there is a 7,300mAh battery with support for fast charging. The battery on Galaxy Tab S4 lasts for more than a day.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 WiFi (WiFi + 4G LTE) Technical Specifications
|Model||Galaxy Tab S4|
|SIM Slot||Single SIM Card Slot (LTE variant only)|
|Accessories||S Pen (included)|
|Box Content||Tablet with built-in Battery charger, Type-C cable, Power Adapter, Eject Pin, User Manual, Warranty Card|
|Resolution||1600 x 2560 pixels, 16:10 aspect ratio|
|Pixel Density||287 pixels per inch (ppi)|
|Screen to body percentage||77.1%|
Processor and Operating System
|Architecture||2.45 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280 + 1.9 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280|
|No of Cores||8 (Octa Core)|
|Operating System||Android 8.1 Oreo|
|User Interface (UI)||Samsung TouchWiz UI|
Memory And Storage
|USB OTG Support||Yes|
|Rear Camera||13 MP (f/1.9)|
|Front Facing Camera||8 MP (f/1.9)|
|Features||Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus|
|Video Recording||UHD 4K (3840×2160) @ 30fps|
Internet And Connectivity
|Wi-Fi||Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS (LTE model only)|
|Port||USB 3.1 (Type C), POGO|
|USB Connectivity||Yes, Mass storage device, USB charging, USB Type C|
|Voice Over LTE (VoLTE)||No|
|Headphone Connector||Yes, 3.5mm Audio Jack|
|Build||Front glass, Metallic Back Panel|
|Colours||Black, and Grey|
|Dimensions (Tablet)||249.3 x 164.3 x 7.1 mm|
|Dimensions (S Pen)||138 x Φ9.2 mm|
|Weight (Tablet)||482g (Wi-Fi) / 483g (LTE)|
|Weight (S Pen)||9.1g|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, RGB, Proximity, Iris Scanner, Hall Sensor|
|Warranty||1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone and 6 months warranty for in the box accessories|
|Audio||4 speakers (Top: 2, Bottom: 2), Tuned by AKG, Surround sound with Dolby Atmos technology|
|Media Player||Yes (AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC)|
|Video Player||Yes (3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player)|