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June 13, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 now official!

In this year’s Samsung Galaxy Premiere, the South Korean firm has unveiled two new Android tablets, one of which is the Samsung Galaxy S Tab 8.4 which, as it name implies, sports an 8.4-inch AMOLED display and is powered by the company’s own octa-core processor.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 specs:

8.4-inch WQXGA (2560×1600) AMOLED display, 359ppi
Corning Gorilla Glass (TBC)
1.9GHz Samsung Exynos 5420 octa-core processor
Mali-T628 MP6 GPU
3GB RAM
Expandable 32GB internal storage
8MP rear camera with LED flash
2.1MP front-facing camera
LTE
Wi-Fi 80.211ac
Bluetooth 4.0LE
IR Blaster
Fingerprint Scanner
GPS w/ GLONASS
Android Kitkat (4.4.2)
Dimension: 125.6 × 212.8 × 6.5mm
Weight: 287g
Price: $399.99

There are apparently two variants for the Galaxy Tab S 8.4 — the Wi-Fi only and the LTE version. The latter is what will be available in the Philippines that comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor.

Stay tuned for our hands-on on the device!

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19 Responses to “Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 now official!”

  1. wtf says:

    Wtf $399 lang so aroung mga 20k lng to sa pinas… just bought my tab pro yesterday for almost 20k tapos lmbs to… kainis nmn oh… hahaha!

    • kauumange says:

      i hate samsung already.. kakabili ko lang din ng tabpro kahapon yung promo price nila tas yung tab s mas better specs actualy masmaganda sa tab pro tas yung price, pang asar talaga…

    • tam says:

      $399 for wifi model only since 3 gb ram xia cguro nasa 25k ang LTE version, may tab pro lte din ako. Thats why minsan kakainis si samsung ang daming nilalabas. Nasasapawan agad ang iba.

    • WOOHOO says:

      By the time it hits the Philippines, there will be a significant increase in price. Maybe around P25,000 or more.

  2. johnson alipio says:

    first octa-core tablet?

  3. salamander says:

    Rookies. Smh

  4. Earlz says:

    8.4 inch of superamoled screen issues hehehehhe

  5. Wow that was nice, there’re using own CPU after all, hoping that they improve their own company cpu. Amoled is more powerful and efficient than LCD!

  6. Hero Reyes says:

    Finally Super Amoled na tablet my next toy.. Napag ipunan ko na to.. You will be mine soon..

  7. awdog says:

    Damn superAmoled goodness. I just bought my tab pro 8.4 for 19 thousang 3 weeks ago. I did read rumors of high end galaxy tabs pros with Amoled display but disregarded it.

    My tab pro 8.4 isnt bad at all, it looks really nice and snappy. No regrets.

    • tam says:

      yup tama ka tab 8.4 is not bad, 2 gb ram is enaf. if you buy the new tab s sayang pera. still same with tab pro 8.4, 3 gb lang xia at amoled. kung lower lower the brightness of tab pro 8.4 ang color nya maganda. I own LTE version of TAb 8.4 1 month palng din sakin. oks nman xia. sayng pera sa samsung beeter next time sony nlang water resist pa. hehe

  8. Acasel says:

    For Me mas ok ang super amoled
    mas matipid sa battery life
    tapos hndi prone macra as compared sa lcd nga tab pro..

    GOOD thing Di pa ako bumibili..
    Im wanting a Tab pro S with 8.4 + 32gb Internal LTE

    mga 25k nga dito yan sa pinas pag lumabas..
    oh well.. Sa buhay na e2 if you want the best.. pay the price!

    Minsan lang tayo mabuhay go for the TOP! ^_^

    Target sighted! hahahaha

  9. Acasel says:

    Edit: Galaxy Tab S pala

    hahaha nkakahilo daming pangalan.. Up for this item :)

  10. Michael Choy says:

    Wen will be the tab s available dto sa pinas?

  11. rorafu says:

    Wonderful, finally mapapalitan ko na ang galaxy tab 7.7 the 1st galaxy tab with amoled. Was planning to replace this but been kpt reviewing updates ng samsung and their upcoming models. Was tempted to buy the pro, pero noong nagkaroon ng hint that there will be a new galaxy tab model coming w/ amoled screen, di muna tinuloy ung plan ko.. kaya if you are samsung fanatic, always update yourselvs with mobile reviews. So i am going to buy this s edition.. pero i heard that flexi screen will be coming out on 2015 both phone and tab.. so nganga!

  12. ramon ercia says:

    Hello Yugatech Guys.
    Question lang. Does this 8.4 LTE version can make calls, receive and sent text messages? Coz i see that it has sim card. Pls do answer. Tnx much.

  13. ramon ercia says:

    Tnx BIG Tam. It is a really interesting device and i hope i can buy 1.

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This article was written by Ronnie Bulaong, a special features contributor and correspondent for YugaTech. Follow him on Twitter @turonbulaong.

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