Samsung has today announced its most awaited tablet range the Galaxy Tab S series which consists of Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and Galaxy Tab S 8.4. At an event which took place at the Madison Square Garden, New York, US, the company didn't just announce two of its thinnest tablets but also made a couple of conspicuous accessories official.
These accessories consist of Galaxy Tab S Book Cover and for users looking for the same protective structure of the Book Cover but with a slimmer design, Samsung offers the Simple Cover for perfect fitting and lightweight protection, Samsung Bluetooth Keyboard and Samsung Level Series of headphones which we had seen earlier.
Each of these new accessories take advantage of the Galaxy Tab S features, extending the tablet's capabilities and enhancing various tasks so that consumers can enjoy all the advantages of the Galaxy Tab S to the fullest extent.
Although, there are several other products Samsung is rumored to launch this year, for now we just have the Super AMOLED display featuring tablets and a wide range of accessories for them. Anyways, before we explore the accessories one-by-one, it's imperative to know the pricing and availability of the latest tablets.
In the US, both the 10.5-inch and 8.4-inch variants will go on sale in July, this year. The pricing of the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 16GB Wi-Fi-only would start from $499 (about Rs. 29,990), and the Tab S 8.4-inch 16GB Wi-Fi-only will retail for $399 ( about Rs. 23, 940). Moreover, Samsung tablet fans would also get to see the 4G LTE variant of these devices later. However, Samsung has not announced the pricing of the accessories as of now.
You can take a look at the details of the accessories in the sliders below:
The Book Cover accessory configures to three different display angles to provide the most comfortable position to watch videos, read or type. To enhance the portability and productivity of the Galaxy Tab S, Samsung has designed the cover in such a way to offer a sleek design.
The cover connects flawlessly to the Galaxy Tab S with a unique Samsung-developed ‘Simple Clicker' - click and lock method - to stay secure and fit seamlessly without adding extra thickness. The foldable book cover is lightweight and features a premium, matte finish with a subtle stitch that perfectly complements the Galaxy Tab S. It also sports a soft texture grip for maximum comfort in-hand.
The cover can be adjusted to three different, versatile angles: Viewing Mode, Touch Mode and Typing Mode angles. The auto power on/off lets the device to turn on and off automatically with the open and close of the cover.
For users looking for the same protective structure of the Book Cover, but with a slimmer design, Samsung has created the Simple Cover. This sleek, protective cover easily snaps to the back of the Tab S to offer users a stylish option to guard their device. It also comes equipped with a soft touch grip for maximum comfort in-hand. The auto power on/off enables the device to turn on and off automatically by opening and closing the cover.
Taking the functionality of the Galaxy Tab S to the next level is the Samsung Bluetooth Keyboard. The keyboard is designed specifically for the Tab S 10.5-inch tablet and is constructed from identical materials, sharing complimentary style aesthetics for a seamless pairing. This keyboard offers the same design as that of a laptop keyboard, making it more intuitive and optimized for Galaxy users with specific hot keys and curved keycaps mapped to Galaxy Tab S features like Multi Window, S Finder and Screen Capture for quick and easy access. The keyboard's ultra-slim, sophisticated, ergonomic design and rechargeable battery provide further portability. Users will be able to increase their productivity when typing and gain increased control when gaming with the Bluetooth Keyboard.
No cutting-edge visual experience is complete without cutting-edge audio to bring the visuals to life. The Samsung Level Series offers just that, with a wide range of premium audio products. Building on Samsung's heritage in industry-leading mobile products, the Level Series offers a range of audio accessories. All these accessories come with common features like S-Voice.
Samsung's flagship over-ear headphone featuring superior HD organic sound, a comfortable ergonomic design, touch controls and wireless Bluetooth pairing. A 50mm Dynamic Driver made with high performance Neodymium lets users get deeper, more natural sound. Level Over also uses a hybrid type active noise cancellation, both on the headphone inside and with a mic on the outside that picks up sounds to block so that users can enjoy crystal clear music.
Combines a compact style with a superior comfort and sound system to offer an immersive and on-the-go premium sound experience. It is designed to provide a full range of natural and clear sound, flexibly dampening the airflow with a 40mm dual layered diaphragm.
Provides an immersive sonic environment for any activity with a powerful three-way speaker, letting users enjoy rich sounds that cover all the low, mid, and high sound naturally and with clear sound separation.