Just yesterday Samsung announced an exchange offer on its Galaxy Tab 3 line-up in India and now the South Korean tech giant has already made its Galaxy Tab 4 series official. The series consist of Galaxy Tab 4 10.1, Galaxy Tab4 8.0 and Galaxy Tab4 7.0, but the company has not disclosed the prices of the devices as of now. Thankfully, the tablets' global availability is promised for sometime in Q2 2014.
The announcement comes with no surprises as they were being leaked online several times. Moreover, the offers that are being rolled out on select Galaxy Tab 3 was one major hint for the upcoming new tablets. It should be noted that there are not much color options available on these devices. But you at least have an option to choose from Black Or White model. These three tablets are an upgraded variants of the Tab 3 generation of tablets from the company. Lets take a look at their specs individually.
Samsung Galaxy Tab4 10.1
The Samsung Galaxy Tab4 10.1 tablet is the largest of the three and comes with a 10.1-inch WXGA display offering a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Processor coupled with 1.5GB RAM and it runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat) OS. It is quite better in terms of photography as it comes with 3MP Fixed Focus rear camera and a 1.3MP front-facing snapper. Connectivity options are advanced with the inclusion of 4G LTE/3G HSPA+, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, GPS and GLONASS. Native storage unit is seated at 16GB which is further expandable up to 64GB via microSD card. The device which measures 7.95mm thick and weighs 487g is powered by a massive 6,800mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy Tab4 8.0
The Samsung Galaxy Tab4 8.0 is the direct competition to Apple's iPad Mini. It comes with an 8.0-inch WXGA display offering the same resolution as the 10.1 inch model. Processor clock also remains the same at 1.2 GHz and it is a quad-core CPU. It uses a same 1.5GB RAM and same Android 4.4 (KitKat) OS. Camera aspect also is similar with 3MP Fixed Focus rear camera and 1.3MP front-facing shooter. Connectivity options include 4G LTE/3G HSPA+, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, GPS and GLONASS. There is a 16GB internal memory capacity which can be further expanded up to 64GB via microSD card. The device measures 7.95mm thick and weighs 320grams and is powered by a 4,450mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy Tab4 7.0
This is the smallest of the three with 7.0-inch (1280 x 800 pixel) WXGA display. It is also powered by the same 1.2 GHz quad-core Processor coupled with 1.5GB RAM and runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat) OS. There is a 3MP Fixed Focus rear camera and a 1.3MP front-facing snapper for video calling and taking selfie. Connectivity options are also similar with 4G LTE/3G HSPA+, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, GPS and GLONASS. The device comes in two variants depending on the internal storage capacity. Thus you get to choose from the 8GB and 16GB model. However you get a microSD card slot which will allow you to expand the memory up to 32GB in 3G or WiFi variant and up to 64GB in an LTE model. This one measures 9 mm thick and weighs 276g. The company has not provided the battery capacity of the particular model.
All these devices come with pre-loaded apps like Group Play, Samsung Link and Samsung WatchON. Moreover, these devices also feature the company's signature power button and capacitive touch buttons and also have leather-like back. Samsung is also yet to disclose the processor type used in the tablets.
All these devices are pretty much similar to each other in terms of specs and few major differences are that all these three come with a different display size but with same resolution. The other difference is the battery capacity, which is obviously an understandable move. Other than that everything remains same in all the three device.