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Samsung's new tablet exposure: the border is narrower, the physical Home button is gone

via:博客园     time:2018/7/3 14:31:39     readed:310


Although the Android tablet has been in the downturn in recent years, it has been dominated by low prices a few years ago. At the time, in addition to the Kindle Fire, the most popular tablet was Samsung's Galaxy Tab series.

Now that the Galaxy Tab series is coming to an update, Samsung's new flat Galaxy Tab S4 is suspected to be fully exposed. The Galaxy Tab S4 was last seen as being unveiled at MWC 2018 in February this year, and the results have been dragged on to the present.


Just a few days ago, a Samsung model SM-T835 passed.FCCAccording to Samsung's previous naming rules, this device is the Galaxy Tab S4. The Bluetooth authentication data of this device has confirmed this point some time ago.


Foreign media todayAndroid HeadlinesAlso released a rendering that claims to be Galaxy Tab S4, Android Headlines indicates that the image comes from a reliable source.


According to this rendering, the back of the Galaxy Tab S4 is almost the same as the Tab S3 from the back. However, the difference in the front is obvious. The border of the Galaxy Tab S4 is narrower than the Tab S3 and the screen size is larger.


▲Galaxy Tab S3 . Image from:CNET

In the previous FCC certification, the Tab S4 used a 10.5-inch display with a resolution of 2560× 1600, which is much larger than the 9.7-inch of the Tab S3, so the screen ratio will no longer be 4:3.

Because the border is narrower, the Galaxy Tab S4 has no physical Home button on the chin, and there is no "Samsung" logo on the forehead. It is possible to use an iris scanner.


▲ Galaxy Tab S4 may continue to support S Pen. Image from:CNET

However, whether the Galaxy Tab S4 completely "destroys" the entity Home key is not easy to say, some analysts believe that Samsung will move the Home button to the side of the fuselage, and even use the design of the screen fingerprint.

However, Samsung has not adopted the screen fingerprint design in any products. It has been rumored that it will use the Galaxy Note9 of the screen fingerprint.Latest newsThe fingerprint recognition module will still be placed under the camera.


There have been rumors that the Galaxy Tab S4 may be released with the Galaxy Note9, but if Note9 does not have a fingerprint on the screen, it may not be visible on the Tab S4.

In terms of configuration, according to previous news, the Galaxy Tab S4 will be equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, equipped with 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM, battery capacity of 7300 mAn, running Android 8.1 system, with rear 1300 pixels and front 8 million Pixel camera.


This year, Samsung launched an upgraded version of MWC 2018.DeX PadLast year, the Galaxy Tab S3 was the first tablet to support DeX, so the new Galaxy Tab S4 may also support it.


▲ Picture from:Engadget

There is also news that the Galaxy Tab S4 will add dual monitor mode and support both DeX and DeX Pad workstations.


▲ Picture from:Wanuxi

Galaxy Tab S4 is likely to be released in August, but with fewer and fewer people buying Android tablets, although Samsung can sell more than 10 million tablets per year, the entire tablet market is still iPad, Tab S4 to Samsung. The contribution will certainly not be too great.


Love Fan Er inThe Android tablet has become a plaything for "I have money to buy."In the article, it was pointed out that the Android tablet itself is hard to find a reason to buy.

The root of the problem is that smartphones and tablets share an ecosystem, which means that tablets are essentially "accessories" of smartphones. They use the same system and use the same application, which leads to the tablet. The application scenarios are basically covered by the mobile phone.

Whether it's the upcoming Galaxy Tab S4 or the recent Xiaomi Tablet 4, will you still buy an Android tablet?

The map is from:Android Headlines

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