Samsung launches Galaxy Tab S2 Tablet and A8 4G+ Smartphone

If you have not caught the news, Samsung launched two products last week. They are the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 and Galaxy A8 4G+. Tab S2 is a tablet while the Galaxy A8 4G+ is a smartphone.

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The Galaxy Tab S2 has SUPER AMOLED display (9.7-inch and 8-inch) and will be available from 7th August 2015 in Black and in 32GB with microSD supporting up to 128GB. Gold will be available in August 2015.

Here are the specs: –

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1 Based on Wi-Fi® models of Galaxy Tab S2 (8.0”) and Galaxy Tab S2 (9.7”).
2 Microsoft® Word®, Microsoft® Excel®, Microsoft® PowerPoint® and Microsoft® OneNote® will be provided, and may differ by region.
3 Accessories are not included in the Galaxy Tab S2 in-box items and can be purchased separately.
4 For selected apps only.
5 Dependent on Bluetooth® or Wi-Fi Direct® connectivity to the connected Samsung devices. Only available on selected Samsung Smart TV models (Samsung SMART TV 5000 series and above).
6 Actual user-accessible internal storage is less than specified total memory due to operating system, software, and other built-in applications, and may vary after software updates/ upgrades.
7 Only applicable to 1 incident repair claim per year of either accidental cracked screen or liquid damage. Premium Care Plan fees, service fees and other terms and conditions apply
Please refer to detailed terms and conditions at: http://www.samsung.com/sg/samsungpremiumcare.
8 UHD video file formats may vary among products. Device does not support video playback in all UHD file formats. Format of video content recorded or saved on device may not be supported on all Samsung products and may not be available for viewing on some products. Please check individual product user manual for details.
9 Requires stable 4G network connectivity in addition to Wi-Fi® connectivity; additional data charges apply. Supported on HTTP1.1 protocol only, for files more than 30MB in size. Actual experienced speeds may vary. For more information, see www.samsung.com/sg.
10 Manual download necessary at Galaxy Apps/ Google PlayTM. Devices need to be synchronised manually.
11 Based on Samsung’s internal standby time test results when device is at rest. Standby time is dependent on network configuration, app usage, mode settings, actual device usage, battery condition and other surrounding factors and conditions. For more information, see www.samsung.com/sg.

The Galaxy Tab S2 will retail at the following recommended retail prices:

  • Galaxy Tab S2 (9.7”) Wi-Fi: S$698
  • Galaxy Tab S2 (9.7”) 4G+: S$798
  • Galaxy Tab S2 (8.0”) Wi-Fi: S$598
  • Galaxy Tab S2 (8.0”) 4G+: S$698
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Come compatible accessories for the Galaxy Tab S2:

  • Galaxy Tab S2 (9.7”) Book Cover with Bluetooth Keyboard: S$228 in Black and White
  • Galaxy Tab S2 (9.7”) Book Cover: S$98 in Black, Red, Gold, Mint and White
  • Galaxy Tab S2 (8.0”) Book Cover: S$78 in Black, Red, Gold, Mint and White
  • Samsung Multimedia Dock for Tablet: S$168

The Galaxy Tab S2 will be available at local telecommunication operators, major consumer electronics stores, authorized retailers and Samsung Experience Stores.

As for the Galaxy A8 4G+ , it is in full metal and has the latest LTE Category 6 Dual SIM capability. The 5.7-inch smartphone has Full HD SUPER AMOLED display and a 2.5mm super narrow bezel.  It comes with 16MP rear and 5MP front cameras.

Here is the specs: –

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1 Only applicable to 1 incident repair claim per year of either accidental cracked screen or liquid damage. Premium Care Plan fees, service fees and other terms and conditions apply
Please refer to detailed terms and conditions at http://www.samsung.com/sg/samsungpremiumcare.
2 Based on Samsung’s internal standby time test results when device is at rest. Standby time is dependent on network configuration, app usage, mode settings, actual device usage, battery condition and other surrounding factors and conditions. For more information, see www.samsung.com/sg.
3 For selected apps only.
4 Manual download necessary at Galaxy Apps/ Google PlayTM. Devices need to be synchronised manually.
5 Dependent on Bluetooth® or Wi-Fi Direct® connectivity to the connected Samsung devices. Supported devices may vary, feature may not work on some products, please check individual product user manual for details. Screen Mirroring from TV to Galaxy A8 4G+ is only compatible for 2015 models of Samsung SMART TV 5000 series and above.
6 Actual user-accessible internal storage is less than specified total memory due to operating system, software, and other built-in applications, and may vary after software updates upgrades.

The Galaxy A8 4G+ will be available in Gold and White from 1st August 2015 at a recommended retail price of S$698 (without contract) at local telecommunication operators, major consumer electronics stores, authorized retailers and Samsung Experience Stores.

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