By: Meenu Rana, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi
Last updated : Friday, January 20, 2017 - 20:13
The Galaxy Tab S3 will come in WiFi+LTE model and WiFi only model.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 was spotted on the Indian export import website Zauba with model name SM-T825 in November last year. Now the tablet has got the WiFi certification from the WiFi Alliance (WFA) and Bluetooth certification from the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) as well.
As per WiFi certification, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 will come in a LTE version. It also shows the model number of the upcoming Samsung tablet, which is SM-T825. The certification ID is WFA69212 and the date of certification is 6 January, 2017. The Bluetooth certification site does not reveal any specs of the tablet. Like WiFi certification, it revealed the model no which is SM-T825.
As per the earlier Zauba listing the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is carrying a price tag of Rs 34,138. Sadly, apart from this, there's no other information on Zauba. As per the listing, 4 units of Samsung SM-T825 have been imported from South Korea to India for testing.
Samsung was expected to launch the Galaxy Tab S3 on September 1 last year but the tablet was not launched at that time. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is now expected to launch in first quarter of 2017.
As per earlier reports, the Galaxy Tab S3 will come in WiFi+LTE model and WiFi only model. The WiFi+LTE model will carry SM-T825 model number while the WiFi only model will come with SM-T820 model number. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 will probably launch in between January and March which is the first quarter of 2017. Sadly, there is no information about its specs as of now.
Samsung had launched Galaxy Tab S2 in India at Rs 39,400 in 2015 year. To recall, the Galaxy Tab S2 comes with 4G connectivity, WiFi (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.1, WiFi Direct, 32GB inbuilt memory and expandable storage of up to 128GB. The tablet has a 9.7-inch Super AMOLED display with 2048x1536 pixels resolution. The tablet measures 169 x 237.3 x 5.6mm and weighs 392g with a 5870 mAh battery.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 has a powerful Exynos octa core processor and huge 3 GB RAM. It also offers an 8 megapixel auto focus rear camera and a 2.1 megapixel front camera. The tablet has fingerprint scanner as well along with Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall and RGB sensors.
Note- The top pic is of Samsung Galaxy Tab S2.