Samsung ATIV Tab 3 slim and light Windows 8 tablet goes official

Samsung ATIV Tab 3 slim and light Windows 8 tablet goes official
Samsung has just announced the ATIV Tab 3, a 10-inch Windows 8-powered tablet, that is thin and light, and powered by an Intel Atom chip. Moreover, the Ativ Tab 3 supports 3G and 4G LTE connectivity, and features the Samsung S Pen for sketching with an improved S Note 2.0 app. The 10.1-inch display features a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, reminiscent of many laptops, but not as sharp as the "Retina" displays of say the iPad or Nexus 10. Pixel density comes at around 155ppi. 

Designwise, the Samsung Ativ Tab 3 has looks similar to those of Samsung’s Galaxy series and measures just 8.2mm thick with a weight of 550 grams. It will be offered with or without a keyboard, with the keyboard itself adding $100 to the price.

Under the hood, the tablet runs on an Intel Atom Z2760 (Clover Trail) chip with 2GB of RAM and has 64 gigs of internal storage. The tablet is equipped with both a rear and front facing cameras. 

Its key feature is of course the full-featured Windows 8 that will allow you to run legacy desktop apps. The Samsung Ativ Tab 3 will be priced at $599 for the basic keyboard-less model, and $699 for a model with a keyboard book cover.

source: Samsung

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