Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and Tab S 8.4 officially available in the US


Samsung today informed us that its newest high-end tablets, the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and Galaxy Tab S 8.4, are now available to buy in the US. Of course, we already knew that both devices would be launched around the end of June, as pre-orders for them were opened shortly after their official announcement earlier this month.

As you may have heard, the cheapest among the two new tablets is the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4, which costs $399.99. The larger Galaxy Tab S 10.5 can be yours for $499.99. For the moment, Samsung is selling only Wi-Fi versions of the slates, with LTE-capable variants likely coming in the next few months.

Both the Tab S 10.5 and Tab S 8.4 are extremely thin (0.26 inches), and are available in two color options: titanium bronze, and dazzling white. They are the world’s first high-resolution AMOLED tablets, sporting Super AMOLED screens with 2,560 x 1,600 pixels. You can check out our Galaxy Tab S 10.5 hands-on here, and our Galaxy Tab S 8.4 hands-on here.

Customers buying the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and Galaxy Tab S 8.4 directly from Samsung have to take note that the tablets “will be shipped in 10-14 business days.” Amazon seems to be able to send any of the two devices faster (by June 30), while asking the same prices. You can order the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and Tab S 8.4 from Samsung or Amazon at the source links below.


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Galaxy Tab S 10.5
  • Display 10.5" 2560 x 1600 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 5 Octa, Octa-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 7900 mAh
Galaxy Tab S 8.4
  • Display 8.4" 1600 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 5 Octa, Octa-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 4900 mAh(29h 3G talk time)

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5 Comments

1. magnanimus

Posts: 565; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

In the next 4 months, boom Tab S Pro 10.1.

2. Anshulonweb

Posts: 468; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

sadly this these things are going to be more expensive in all other countries....

3. Zenzui

Posts: 114; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

if the base storage is 32gb. the 8.4in could had been a sure buy for me. I guess I will wait for Nexus series on this one. I got to keep my Nexus 10 longer for now.

4. farhad_per

Posts: 128; Member since: Mar 26, 2014

PA how much do you feel insecure and hate about Amoled display...? Its obvious because you didn't cover the news about display mate that galaxy tab s has the bast tablet display ever and the most accurate colors....! Really what a shame for this big website...! Lol....

5. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2349; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

16GB??? Dead on arrival, IMHO

6. Krjal

Posts: 426; Member since: Dec 19, 2013

Waiting for 32GB, LTE and hopefully an actual black version launching with the LTE lot. The brown + gold is really tacky to me.

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