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Published on July 20th, 2017 | by admin

Samsung Australia announces Galaxy Book and Galaxy Tab S3

SYDNEY, Australia – July 20, 2017 – Samsung Electronics Australia has today launched the Galaxy Book and Galaxy Tab S3, offering flexibility and choice for Australians who want to maximise productivity and entertainment in a beautifully crafted form factor.

The Galaxy Book is available in a 10.6-inch and 12-inch variant, whilst the Galaxy Tab S3 comes with a 9.7-inch variant. Both models will be available with 4G connected capability and have been calibrated for a great experience on Australian networks. Both tablet ranges have been designed to provide choice, flexibility along with a suite of premium features and designs across both Android and Windows platforms.

The Galaxy Book range operates with Microsoft Windows 10 and is designed to support user productivity and creativity and will be offered together with Samsung’s esteemed S-Pen and comfortable keyboard. The Galaxy Tab S3 operates on Android and, with an incredible Super AMOLED display, quad-stereo speakers and headphones tuned by AKG, is a great solution for entertainment anywhere.

In addition, Australians will also have the option to purchase a special edition classic Staedtler pencil, connecting a sense of nostalgia with the next iteration of penmanship.

The Galaxy Book and Galaxy Tab S3 both feature*:

  • Screen: True-to-life colors and enhanced brightness and a Super AMOLED screen which supports HDR (10bit coloured) videos.
  • Refined S Pen*: For a natural writing experience, the S Pen has a reduced 0.7mm tip and up to 4096 pressure level sensitivity. The S Pen also includes PDF Annotation for easy editing and professional-level drawing with Advanced Drawing Tools. In addition, Samsung has worked closely with Staedtler to develop the Noris Digital stylus, which delivers all the benefits of the S Pen with the look and feel of a real pencil.
  • HDR (High Dynamic Range) Video Content: Galaxy Book 12-inch and Galaxy Tab S3 support videos in HDR (10-bit coloured) for true-to-life colours and vivid digital content.
  • Game Launcher and Galaxy Game Pack: For a personalised mobile gaming experience with vivid and superior graphic technology and convenient gaming modifications from Vulkan API on the Galaxy Tab S3.

“Samsung believes in premium experiences and choice, and the Galaxy Book and Tab S3 give Australians the ability to choose the tablet that suits their needs and stay connected with a 4G offering,” said Richard Fink, Vice President, IT and Mobile Division.

“Whether it’s the Galaxy Book 12-inch productivity powerhouse with a keyboard and S Pen, or a beautifully crafted and sleek Tab S3 engineered for premium entertainment experiences, our new range offers a great solution for a variety of users, from busy professionals on-the-go to people relaxing whilst streaming content at home,” he concluded.

Samsung Galaxy Book: Powerful and Mobile

The Galaxy Book is lightweight 2-in-1 tablet, with a large 12 inch screen and comfortable keyboard. Built for the Windows 10 operating system, the Galaxy Book offers the full desktop Microsoft Office experience. For users looking for a more powerful tablet, the Samsung Galaxy Book 12-inch is equipped with a 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor, Dual Core 3.1GHz and the 10.6-inch with an Intel® Core™ m3 processor, Dual core 2.6GHz.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3: The Versatile, Entertainment Tablet

The Galaxy Tab S3 is a 9.7 inch entertainment focused table, experience cinematic vision and sound on the go with the Super AMOLED display, quad-stereo speakers and headphones tuned by AKG. Optimised for gaming, the Galaxy Tab S3 includes Vulkan API for superior graphics and Game Launcher for an enhanced user interface and personalised gaming experience.

Availability

The Samsung Galaxy Book and Galaxy Tab S3 will be available locally from the Samsung eStore www.samsung.com.au and Samsung Experience Stores from July 28.

Carrier plans will be announced soon.

Customers who order the Galaxy Book before the 12th September will receive a complimentary Staedtler Pen and Samsung Multiport adapter valued at RRP $198. This offer will be available via Samsung and participating partners.

RRP Wi-Fi OS 4G OS
Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6-inch 125 GB $1,099 Win 10 home $1,299 Win 10 home
Samsung Galaxy Book 12-inch 125 GB $1,599 Win 10 home $1,799 Win 10 home
Samsung Galaxy Book 12-inch 256GB $1,899 Win 10 home $2,299 Win 10 Pro
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 32GB $949 Android N $1,099 Android N

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 and Samsung Galaxy Book (10.6-inch and 12-inch) Product Specifications

  Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6-inch Samsung Galaxy Book 12-inch  
DISPLAY 9.7-inch Super AMOLED QXGA (2048×1536) 10.6-inch TFT FHD (1920×1280) 12-inch Super AMOLED FHD (2160×1440)
CHIPSET Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 820

Quad Core 2.15GHz + 1.6GHz

7th Gen Intel® Core™ m3 processor, Dual Core 2.6GHz 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 processor, Dual Core 3.1GHz
LTE SUPPORT LTE Cat.6 (300Mbps) LTE Cat.6 (300Mbps) LTE Cat.6 (300Mbps)
MEMORY 4GB + 32GB

microSD up to 256GB

4GB + 64GB/128GB eMMC

microSD up to 256GB

4GB+128GB SSD
/ 8GB+256GB SSD

microSD up to 256GB

CAMERA 13MP AF + 5.0MP, Flash 5MP FF 13MP AF + 5MP
PORT USB 3.1(Type-C) USB 3.1(Type-C),

Micro SD

USB 3.1(Type-C) x 2ports,
Micro SD
SENSORS Accelerometer, Hall Sensor, RGB Sensor, Finger print Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geometric Sensor Accelerometer, Hall, Light Accelerometer, Hall, Light
WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2X2 MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth® 4.2 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2X2 MIMO, Bluetooth® 4.1 BLE Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2X2 MIMO, Bluetooth® 4.1 BLE
GPS GPS + GLONASS, BEIDOU, GALILEO GPS + GLONASS GPS + GLONASS
DIMENSION, WEIGHT 237.3 x 169.0 x 6.0mm 429g(Wi-Fi) / 434g(LTE) 261.2 x 179.1 x 8.9 mm,
640g(Wi-Fi) / 650g(LTE)
291.3×199.8×7.4mm,

754g(Wi-Fi / LTE)

BATTERY CAPACITY 6,000mAh,

Fast Charging

30.4W / up to 9 hrs,

Fast Charging

39.04W / up to 11 hrs,

Fast Charging

OS/UPGRADE Android 7.0 Windows 10 Windows 10
SAMSUNG SERVICES & APPLICATIONS Samsung Smart Switch, Samsung Notes, Air Command, Samsung Flow Samsung Notes, Air Command, Samsung Flow Samsung Notes, Air Command, Samsung Flow
VIDEO Recording: 4K (3840×2160) @ 30fps

Playback: 4K (3840×2160) @ 60fps

Recording: FHD(1920X1080) @30fps

Playback: 4K(3840X2160) @30fps

Recording: FHD(1920X1080) @30fps

Playback: 4K(3840X2160) @60fps

*All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.

**Expandable storage units sold separately from the device.


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