Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 to feature S Pen stylus

Several days ago, Samsung announced its presence at MWC 2017, where it will likely unveil the Galaxy Tab S3, a brand new Android tablet series.

According to Sam Mobile, the Galaxy Tab S3 will feature an S Pen stylus - this will differentiate it from previous Tab S models, though it's not the first time when a Samsung tablet comes with a stylus (see the Galaxy Tab A 10.1, for example). However, unlike the Galaxy Tab A 10.1, which has a special cradle for its S Pen, the Galaxy Tab S3 reportedly doesn't let you store its stylus anywhere inside the tablet. Instead, the S Pen should be a distinct accessory included in a bundle (presumably offered at no extra cost).

The Galaxy Tab S3 should run Android Nougat out of the box, further featuring a Snapdragon 820 (or Exynos 7420) processor, 4 GB of RAM, USB Type-C port, and a 9.7 (or 9.6) inch display with 1536 x 2048 pixels. Wi-Fi-only and Wi-Fi + LTE versions are expected to be released in the US, including via Verizon and US Cellular.

At the moment, it's not clear if Samsung is readying Tab S3 models with different screen sizes. In any case, we should have all the official details about the new tablet family on February 26, once Samsung finally announces it.

source: Sam Mobile



1. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Smart move. Kinda wish I held out little longer instead of getting Tab E. Oh well.

2. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

I just don't see how adding the stylus makes it all that different from the previous Tab S. They are simply putting a WACOM digitizer in it. That's it.

5. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Depending on your use case. I would prefer my Tab S to have a pen cause i do use Google Keep that support pen function. My Tab S 8.4 handling is still much better than my Dell 7140 which i also has a pen but its heavier so not as handy compare to Tab S series. I could use my Tab S to draw mind map during note taking if there a pen.

3. srgonu

Posts: 566; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

Finally a device that can upgrade my Note 10.1 (2014). Waiting for this.

4. willywanta

Posts: 502; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

Oh please do not separate the s pen from the tablet. Remember when they launched Note7, the host said that samsung would not treat a feature (the stylus) as an accessory.

6. yahneh

Posts: 6; Member since: Jan 21, 2017

I wish the price is right.

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