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Samsung Galaxy View tablet

Samsung Galaxy View spotted online, all the specs & price revealed

If you might have remembered from IFA 2015, where Samsung had teased with a humongous Tablet having 18.4-inch TFT LCD display with Full HD resolution having a pixel density of 123 or 119 ppi. The Samsung Galaxy View as the name suggests is designed kept in mind the viewing angle, the company mentioned that it is designed and optimized keeping in mind media consumption having a video-centric interface.

For such a huge device, it weighs good as well at 2.65kgs  measuring 275.8 x 451.8 x 11.9mm, to support it on a table rubber feet are given at the bottom to keep it from sliding when positioned on the desk using the 2-way stand. It is powered by a 1.6GHz octa-core Exynos 7580 processor with Mali-T720 GPU coupled with 2GB of RAM and 32 GB and 64 GB internal storage variants which come with expandable memory of up to 128GB using microSD card.

Samsung Galaxy View tablet

The Galaxy View comes with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, it has a 2.1MP front facing camera with 1080p Video recording option, glad that there is no rear camera, cannot even imagine someone holding this device to take a photo with the rear camera will be nothing short of a workout session at gym. It sports two 4W stereo Speakers. The tablet supports a Single Nano SIM card and has 4G LTE support along with 3G HSPA+, WiFi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1 LE and A-GPS connectivity options.

  • Display: 18.4-inch full HD display with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and 119 ppi
  • Processor: 1.6GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7580 processor with Mali-T720 GPU
  • RAM and Storage: 2GB RAM and 32GB/64GB internal memory variants expandable with microSD card to 128GB
  • Camera: 2.1MP front facing camera with FullHD video recording
  • OS: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
  • Battery: 5,700 mAh with 8 hours of video playback
  • Dimensions and Weight: 451.8 x 275.8 x 11.9mm; Weight: 2.65kg
  • SIM and Connectivity: Single Nano SIM along with 4G LTE (Cat. 6) / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, A-GPS / GLONASS

The Samsung Galaxy View is powered by a 5,700 mAh battery which is said to give 8hours of continuous video playback. The tablet is designed to be a media-centric device with a dedicated home screen for videos showcased from content service providers like Youtube, Netflix and Hulu pre-installed. The 2-way stand acts as a stand to place it on any flat surface and it also comes with a holder on the back to help carry it around easily.

The Pricing and availability of the Galaxy View is not yet revealed officially by Samsung, but there was an online listing seen from a US Store Adorama (cached page) which shows the pricing to be $599 which is pretty decent if true. We will get back to you with more details and probably a review once we are able to get our hands on one.

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