We don’t hear much about tablets these days, but are they really out of fashion? Samsung certainly hopes it’s not. But why though? Well, that’s because Samsung has announced the Galaxy Tab S6 5G. It is the world’s first tablet to come with 5G capabilities.
Yup, you read that correctly. The Galaxy Tab S6 5G has debuted in South Korea, the home of Samsung mobiles. Sales of the device will start immediately from today itself. However, the sale will be limited to South Korea for now.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 5G overview
This tab comes as a 5G variant of the Galaxy Tab S6 that was launched last year. It still uses the same Snapdragon 855 chipset. However, this time it is accompanied by Qualcomm’s X50 modem.
Other than that rest of the specs are pretty much identical to the Tab S6. Well, it was bound to so cause the new one is only supposed to be the 5G model of the same device.
The device boasts a 10.5-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED display with an aspect ratio of 16:10. Moreover, it has quad speakers and dual-cam setup on the back.
The back camera consists of a 13MP primary lens and a 5MP ultra-wide sensor. As for the front camera, it is 8MP. The device is powered by a 7, 040mAh battery that supports 15W fast-charging.
You also get a S-pen that can be magnetically attached to the back of your tablet and it
charges automatically while it is attached.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 5G Specifications:
- Display: 10.5″ Super AMOLED display with QHD+ resolution (2560 x 1600 pixels), 16:10 aspect ratio
- Rear Camera: Dual, 13 MP Primary with f/2.0 aperture + 5 MP ultra-wide with f/2.2 aperture.
- Front Camera: 8 MP with f/2.0 aperture
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
- CPU: Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.41 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485)
- GPU: Adreno 640
- RAM: 6GB
- Storage: 128 expandable via microSD
- OS: Android 9.0 Pie, One UI
- Features: In-display fingerprint scanner, Samsung Dex
- Battery: 7040 mAh, 18-Watt Fast Charging
- Colors: Mountain Gray, Cloud Blue
Pricing and availability
The Galaxy Tab S6 5G will come in a single 6GB/128GB configuration as opposed to the non-5G variant that had an 8GB model too. And the device is priced at KRW 999, 900 (USD 850).
Multiple discounts are also available for early birds such as discounted keyboard book cover, limited edition S-Pens and more. As of now, the device is only available in South Korea and its availability elsewhere cannot be said with any certainty.