Purported pricing info for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0, Tab S2 9.7, and Tab E pops up

Purported pricing info for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0, Tab S2 9.7, and Tab E pops up
We shouldn't forget that apart from smartphones, Samsung is also a prominent player on the tablet market as well. In particular, its last-year Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and Tab S 10.5 were actually pretty good, both scoring ratings of 9 in our in-house reviews.

The appeasing slates will certainly get succeeded sometime in the near future, as we are more than certain Samsung is brewing something in secret, i.e. the second generation of its top-tier tablet lineup.

We already know that it will consist of two 5.4mm-thin devices - the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 and the Galaxy Tab S2 9.7. The alleged pricing of the upcoming slates just got freshly leaked by SamMobile: the Wi-Fi version of the Tab S2 8.0 is said to cost 399 EUR ($439.5), whereas the Tab S2 9.7 will probably have a 499 EUR ($549.5) price tag. The Wi-Fi/cellular version of the latter is normally expected to be costlier at 589 EUR ($648.78), though there's no definite info about the pricing of its cellular version of the smaller slate.

Both will have Super AMOLED displays with a resolution of 1536 x 2048 pixels, 64-bit Exynos 7420 chipsets (similar to the ones in the Galaxy S6 & S6 edge), 3GB of RAM, as well as a base native storage of 32GB (a microSD card slot is also a part of the feature mix). A rear 8MP camera and a front-facing 2.1MP one will appear on both slates. Android 5.0 will be the OS of choice.

Additionally, SamMobile revealed the international price of Samsung's most recent tablet, the low-end Galaxy Tab E, which was already announced a few weeks ago - it will most likely convey a 199 EUR (~$219) price tag.

Anyone interested in any of these?


source: SamMobile

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19 Comments

1. hafini_27

Posts: 949; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

I don't understand why in store, Samsung devices always run the commercial apps that run constantly which make the phones and tablets to be very sluggish when tried. The tab S I tried in store runs terribly slow and laggy.

4. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

Hopefull this iteration should fix that. i.e. GS6 touchwiz

11. waddup121 unregistered

uh...thats cool!

2. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

No interest in these new Tab S2's, but I hope introducing them drives the price of the Tab S 8.4 down.

12. bfuller2006

Posts: 85; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

I'm not interested either i have a Tab S 8.4 love it. i have 3 tablets already thinking about getting a 10.5 just for the hell of it.

16. Techist

Posts: 311; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

I'd be a definite customer if they kept the aspect ratio at 16:9 and the resolution at 2560 x 1600, especially for the Tab S 8.4, with the 7420 processor. If not, I intend to purchase the current one, hopefully at a lower price point. I already purchased one but my wife liked it so much that I eventually just gifted it to her. Samsung just don't seem to get that there is a sizeable constituency out there that are not looking to buy a "Samsung iPad." If I wanted an iPad, I would get an iPad, not a Samsung lookalike.

18. MDave

Posts: 210; Member since: Apr 09, 2015

As long as it runs Android, it will never be an iPad. Apple didn't invent the 4:3 aspect ratio (though the had the common sense to choose it for their tablets).

3. gaming64 unregistered

What I'm more upset is how they change the screen's aspect ration from 16:10 to 4:3.

6. Dr.SamX

Posts: 240; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

Actually a lot of people prefere 4:3. If you use your tablet for work (e.g. emails, browsing, Microsoft Office), I find 4:3 a lot better for such a small screen. Obviously for movies it is s**t.

7. gaming64 unregistered

Yeah not to mention gaming. Oh such a bliss. I kind of miss the iPad 2 that I always b*tch around this website :P

5. Dr.SamX

Posts: 240; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

Will they come with an aluminium unibody? Is there any information about that? I am desperately looking for a device that is like the iPad Air 2 on the outside but with Android, a microSD-card-slot and a ~12" screen (I'll take ~10" if there is nothing else). I am wondering if there will come anything to the Android market to combat the 12" iPad Air Plus...

8. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

10. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

Note tablet might come later this year.

9. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

Everything looks great except for the battery. Should be min 6000mAh on the 8.0 and 8000mAh on the 9.7". Samsung should design a tablet SoC for this. Not phone SoCs. Design is good.

13. aba71983

Posts: 807; Member since: Jul 24, 2014

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15. kryme

Posts: 469; Member since: Oct 24, 2013

Damn so much CHOICES to choose from... And u r like why Samsung want us to have a choice.. They should make one tablet and if the customer don't like it then they should go get 1 from the competition....

14. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

I am just waiting until it releases and will pick up the 9.7. Surprisingly it hasn't been announced yet so they are either going to have a surprise release or this thing is coming out until August or September.

17. Totse2k15

Posts: 478; Member since: Feb 11, 2014

I want one. Show it to my bro, will pwn his iPad Air, lol.

19. Techielover

Posts: 105; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

The A9 will match or overpower the 7420,God help them if Apple pulls a A9X.

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