Samsung sets a 'Premiere' event for June 20, hinting at thin Android and Windows gear

Samsung sets a 'Premiere' event for June 20, hinting at thin Android and Windows gear

There were rumors that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 will come with Intel Atom processor inside, which didn't pan out, but now a June 20th event scheduled by Sammy itself, seems to add water to the Intel-Samsung mill.

The company, for instance, seems to have more than one tablet in store this season, depending on the screen size, with 7, 8, 10 and even 11.6 inch units bandied about. The Intel inside is speculated to be in the largest tablet, and the invitation blends Samsung's Galaxy line, which so far has been Android-laden, with the ATIV line, which was recently decided to indicate all of Samsung's Windows gear.

Now is this going to be a tablet that dual-boots Android and Windows, or more than one slate, each running their own operating system, remains to be seen, but the free nature of Android, and the fact that you can emulate it on a Windows machine, lend credence to the latter. The event will be streamed live on Samsung's YouTube channel at 7pm UK/2pm ET/11am PT.

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29 Comments

1. raunak

Posts: 507; Member since: Oct 12, 2011

Dual boot? Not gonna happen. I think two tablets.

14. AngryAppleCustomer.

Posts: 30; Member since: May 01, 2013

When is Apples show?

17. TheBitterTruth unregistered

20 June I think.

24. rcrider4

Posts: 118; Member since: Nov 14, 2011

June 10th, not 20th.

19. AnTuTu

Posts: 1580; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

Asus has already done the dual boot tablet ---> Asus AIO

27. tigermcm

Posts: 861; Member since: Sep 02, 2009

yes but that behemoth is NOT a tablet, no way I'd lug that around

2. wendygarett unregistered

cant wait for it ^_^

10. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

Nothing to be excited about. Say hi to more different sizes of Galaxy Tab and S4s with different names and slightly different specs.

20. MistB

Posts: 581; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Then why troll the Samsung articles then? God I despise underdog mentality on Phone Arena, HTC/Sony blah blah blah...whatever. At least the latter has something to rely on other than mobile, like the PS4. HTC, been there, done that.

26. ncarlosmiguel

Posts: 206; Member since: May 14, 2013

You have problem with choices?

18. TheBitterTruth unregistered

Hey Wendy! How did your vacations went?

3. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Detachable touchscreen laptop, new Ativ phone (and Active phone), Galaxy Zoom.

4. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

sounds exciting

5. HASHTAG unregistered

Hopefully Sprint will pick up the Ativ phone. They did promise us (their customers) that they will release a pair of Windows Phones this summer.

6. droidboy

Posts: 56; Member since: Nov 25, 2012

Maybe a galaxy note 3? Either way I am pumped. A dual boot tablet/ laptop would be amazing!

8. HouTexan

Posts: 461; Member since: Jan 08, 2012

A tad too early for the announcement of the Note 3, my man. Expect that around August/September

7. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Intel Atom Cpu....? Could it be a Quadcore at 2.0Ghz? Hoping so! ®

21. MistB

Posts: 581; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Just wish it would come with the Haswell already!

9. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

Looks premium, hopefully its not ugly, Please sammy impress us!!

11. selena1000

Posts: 85; Member since: Mar 14, 2013

samsung why do u sh!t a new galaxy phone every month????

22. MistB

Posts: 581; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Wow, so grown up and constructive. i wonder, how many of your pre-high school chums thumbed you up for that?

12. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Another day, another Galaxy with another Ativ. :)

16. TheBitterTruth unregistered

Not with another Ativ. Ativ is not from Galaxy line-up. It should be "Another day, another Galaxy with Android."

28. TheBitterTruth unregistered

You hypocrite SAMSUNG fans are so dumb. Whats wrong with my comment? Samsung Ativ S is not from Galaxy line-up. I was just making him correct. Galaxy line-up is based on Android platform.

13. chocolaking

Posts: 495; Member since: May 22, 2012

nah......

15. cleatglitch

Posts: 155; Member since: May 25, 2013

release the beast windows ativ s note with merrifield or xmm 7160 lte, which i would buy before a galaxy note 3

23. MistB

Posts: 581; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Permitted MS doesn't restrict too much with what Samsung can do with a Windows Phone 8 based note 3, I'd be quite happy to take that over the original Android offering, also just wish Samsung would step up their Windows Phone 8 game. Imagine a Nokia phablet and a Note 3 laden with Windows 8 like software, dream come true from my favourite 2 OEMs.

25. rcrider4

Posts: 118; Member since: Nov 14, 2011

Well, it falls on my birthday. You better make this good Sammy ;)

29. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

They are releasing an Android tablet powered by Intel. They are also debating whether or not to use a quad core silvermont in the upcoming Note 3.

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