Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 series to be released in early 2017

Samsung was supposed to announce a new family of Android tablets - Galaxy Tab S3 - in early September at IFA 2016, but the announcement obviously didn't happen. And it looks like we won't see any Tab S3 before the end of this year (at least not following an official presentation). According to Sam Mobile, Samsung intends to unveil and launch the Galaxy Tab S3 series in the first quarter of 2017, thus in March the latest.

There should be two Tab S3 variants: Wi-Fi only (model number SM-T820), and Wi-Fi + LTE (model number SM-T825). Both could sport 9.7-inch displays with 1536 x 2048 pixels, though this hasn't been confirmed yet. There aren't any other details about these upcoming slates, but it's probably safe to assume they'll have super-thin metallic designs, just like last year's Tab S2.

Since the Galaxy Tab S2 family is widely available, we expect the Tab S3 to be launched in most relevant markets around the world, including in the US (where, at the moment, all major carriers are offering the Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 - pictured above).

Do you think you'll be interested in buying a new Samsung Galaxy tablet early next year?

source: Sam Mobile



1. Fenol

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 13, 2016

Snap 652, 3gb of RAM, 4000mah....2017..... where's the DeLorean?

2. oister85 unregistered

Thats a low range processor, i think samsung coming higher processor.

4. tweetgadget

Posts: 72; Member since: Feb 05, 2014

SD652 is powerful enough to run any android game today. It is indeed mid range socs but it is quite powerful

7. oister85 unregistered

Why would Samsung make a tab s with sd800 and later on put a weaker processor like the tab s3. I have the sd800 version is not fully optimize for gaming.

3. vliang86

Posts: 337; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

Still behind Apple's 2 year old iPad Air 2!

5. Omran2000

Posts: 101; Member since: Aug 18, 2016

Oh really ?? Apple sucks ...

10. HKFoo

Posts: 14; Member since: Nov 21, 2013

but in tablet market, we have to admit that ipad is superior than android tablet

11. AmashAziz

Posts: 2934; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

His life sucks crying for the fate of android tablets.....nothing else!

6. surethom

Posts: 1730; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

No no no. We want another landscape tablet to replace the Tab S 10.5 not ANOTHER 9.7" portrait tablet.

8. oister85 unregistered

I saw a website talking about the new tab s, thier were saying the new one might go back 16.9 ratio

9. willywanta

Posts: 502; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

can we get a tablet with the s pen? A high end version of galaxy tab a with s pen? A refresh of the galaxy note 8.0?

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