Samsung launches world's thinnest, lightest tablet

Published June 16th, 2014 - 09:52 GMT
This Super Amoled tablet comes wrapped up in a highly stylish yet practical design.
This Super Amoled tablet comes wrapped up in a highly stylish yet practical design.

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, recently launched in New York City the thinnest and lightest tablet: Galaxy Tab S. This Super Amoled tablet comes wrapped up in a highly stylish yet practical design and combines the most advanced display technology with a full range of enhanced productivity features for effortless multitasking which caters to consumers’ needs.

Keynote speaker, JK Shin, CEO and President of IT & Mobile Division, Samsung Electronics, said in his opening speech: “The tablet is becoming an increasing popular device for viewing and consuming content, which makes the display quality a critical feature”. “With the launch of the Galaxy Tab S, Samsung is setting the industry bar far beyond anything that has previously been available in a tablet. It will provide consumers with a visual and entertainment experience that brings colors to life like never before, beautifully packaged in a sleek and 

The Galaxy Tab S embodies the next evolution in mobile display technology, delivering a wider range of rich and crisp colors that are more true-to-life. Its industry-leading WQXGA (2560x1600, 16:10) Super Amoled display meets more than 90 percent of Adobe RGB color coverage – able to express varieties of colors than ever before – and has a remarkable 100,000:1 contrast ratio which provides deeper and more realistic images by making blacks darker and whites brighter.

An additional Samsung screen technology is attributed to Adaptive Display. The tablet ensures the best visual experience anywhere, anytime by intelligently adjusting gamma, saturation, and sharpness based on the application being viewed, the color temperature of the viewing environment and ambient lighting. For professionals, Amoled Cinema and Amoled Photo let users manually adjust the display settings for bright, dynamic results for both video and photo content. In addition, Galaxy Tab S users can fully enjoy content clearly and easily outdoors, even in bright sunlight. The tablet’s advanced outdoor visibility technology makes content easy to view. 

Since Super Amoled technology doesn’t require a backlight, the Galaxy Tab S consumes less energy than comparative LCD displays, able to maintain portable design. Both models have a sleek 6.6mm profile and at only 465g (10.5-inch) and 294g (8.4-inch), they are light and easy to carry. With its longer-lasting battery, and Ultra-Power Saving Mode, the Galaxy Tab S lets consumer enjoy hours of entertainment without having to worry about recharging. 

The Galaxy Tab S is made for entertainment and comes packed with a variety of content including: Samsung’s magazine service, “Papergarden”, Galaxy Gifts, “Marvel Unlimited” app and Kindle.

With Papergarden users will be able to view a wide range of popular digital magazines with vivid and true-to-life colors. With partnerships with more than 30 of the world’s leading mobile content and service providers, Galaxy Gifts offer premium content and services across a wide range of industries. Thanks to Marvel Unlimited, users will be able to access over 15,000 Marvel Comics through 3 months of unlimited free membership to Marvel’s and with Kindle users will receive a free book every month through Samsung Book Deals, plus the ultimate e-reading experience with access to a vast selection of e-books in the Kindle store. 

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