Samsung is preparing an 8.4-inch 359ppi AMOLED tablet

Samsung is preparing an 8.4-inch 359ppi AMOLED tablet
We already told you that Samsung is working on the SM-T805 tablet, expected to offer an AMOLED display. Today we stumbled upon another piece of information, which hints us that the Korean giant is preparing yet another high-end AMOLED slate. A recent entry in the GFXBench benchmarking database shows that the Korean manufacturer is working on a tablet, bearing the SM-T700 model number. The 8.4” screen with resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels comes with excellent pixel density of 359 ppi, just as the already-released Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (pictured in the thumbnail of this article), which comes with an IPS-LCD display. As a side comparison, the Apple iPad mini with Retina display sports a pixel density of 324ppi.

The other listed specifications of the Samsung SM-T700 tell us that it sports an octa-core Exynos 5 SoC, clocked at 1.9GHz. It features four ARM Cortex A15 and four ARM Cortex A7 cores, coupled together with the big.LITTLE technology, which provides greater power efficiency. The tablet sports 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The SM-T700 comes with a 7-megapixel camera on the back, whereas the front-facing snapper is a 2MP one. The GFXBench data also reveals that it is running the latest version of Android – KitKat 4.4.2.

Provided that these might be the first slates that are sporting an AMOLED display, we are more than eager to lay our hands on them and test them. What about you?


source: GFXBench via TabletGuide (translated)

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20 Comments

1. galanoth

Posts: 428; Member since: Nov 26, 2011

My Galaxy Tab 7.7 might finally go back in its box.

11. hung2900

Posts: 966; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

I have waited for tab 7.7 successor for a so long time. Samsung has disappointed me over and over time. Hope that not one more time. Tab 7.7 is still one of the best tablet.

15. boblight

Posts: 84; Member since: Jul 28, 2012

Agreed ! The 7.7 is one of the BEST Android tablets I have ever used ! Good size with good specs ! Still rocking it till today. Really hope they release a successor soon !

20. Krjal

Posts: 439; Member since: Dec 19, 2013

Mine too. Been waiting a long time.

2. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Not bad at all.

7. fireblade

Posts: 717; Member since: Dec 27, 2013

yep, better than retina display

3. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Super super amoled. Maybe the first tablet that i will finally buy after lots of hesistation and resistance.

16. night_elf

Posts: 51; Member since: Apr 02, 2013

i was also waiting for AMOLED Tablets :D if thats true ill buy one

4. Danini1112

Posts: 70; Member since: Jun 22, 2013

Sound like Galaxy Note 8 2014 Edition :D

5. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

now this is more like it

6. Felix_Gatto

Posts: 942; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

I hope it's better than GTab 7.7 in terms of design and build quality.

8. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

It had an aluminium unibody right. So whats the problem.

9. Felix_Gatto

Posts: 942; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

The only problem is Samsung had discontinued those premium design from GTab 7.7 and the trio Wave. I was just hoping that Samsung will bring that premium design again in future products to boost their sales.

10. Gadgety

Posts: 173; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

Yes, me too. I Noted this.

12. Achilis

Posts: 65; Member since: Oct 05, 2013

I was about to buy a galaxy tab 7.7 just for its screen year back, but somehow didn't buy it. i Think this is going to be the first ever tablet i am going to buy...

13. channel6

Posts: 4; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

This most likely will be the NotePro 8.4. TabPros and NotePro 12.2 already came out. Only thing was missing was an 8 inch Note tablet

14. Totse2k15

Posts: 479; Member since: Feb 11, 2014

Great! I'll be waiting for this sexy beast.

17. ThePython

Posts: 902; Member since: May 08, 2013

ITT: Samsung will launch -more- tablets.

18. Elfmonster unregistered

I'm interested. Frankly, I have been slightly disappointed with my 8.4. Wayyy better than LG 8.3. However my 8.4 screen isn't as appealing as my Nexus 7 (a huge shock to me). Plus 8.4 won't let me run Android Runtime on KitKat. But I will always go look at the new Samsung screens, because you never know when one will just wow you.

19. Chris_Bakke

Posts: 247; Member since: Jan 23, 2013

Maybe this is the Nexus 8?!?! Google has been know to favor AMOLED displays. I would buy this day one, no questions asked.

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