New tablets arrive in Brazil this week and the flagship Samsung Galaxy Tab S4
New tablets from Samsung arrive in Brazil this week. The flagship o Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 that brings as its main differential the mode DeX, which allows it to be connected to a monitor with just an HDMI cable. In previous models, DeX required the purchase of an accessory for this.
The monitor connected to the Samsung Tab S4 can be used as a second screen or in mirrored mode, reproducing the tablet screen. DeX mode brings a different interface to the Android, similar to a desktop operating system.
Samsung Tab S4: the most powerful
O Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 the most powerful model of the brand, with Snapdragon 835 processor, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB / 256 GB of internal storage. Brings a 13 megapixel camera at the rear and an 8 megapixel front camera.
In addition, it has a 10.5-inch screen with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels and comes with Android 8.1 Oreo. It has four smart speakers that modify the audio channels according to the position of the device (portrait or landscape).
The tablet is powered by a 7,300 mAh battery with fast charging support capable of playing 16 hours of video on a single charge.
The DeX mode of Galaxy Tab S4 brings the possibility to drag and drop items between applications and can be used with a bluetooth mouse or with the S Pen, which comes with the tablet. Unlike the pen that comes with the Galaxy Note9, this one has the size of a real pen (9.2 x 13.8 cm), more ergonomic.
The function of writing notes on the blank screen, without having to unlock the device, has been expanded and allows you to write up to 100 pages of notes. Samsung will also sell a keyboard cover (R $ 699) for the Tab S4 which, when attached to the tablet, automatically triggers DeX mode.
O Galaxy Tab S4 compatible with 4.5 G cellular network technology which allows download rates of up to 1 gbps. Samsung decided to sell in Brazil only the cell phone version of its device. "We learned from previous versions that the consumer of premium tablets (over R $ 2,000) is not interested in a tablet with only Wi-Fi," said Renato Citrini, product manager at Samsung. The model has support for 4G / LTE and 4.5G networks, where it is possible to use a SIM card to browse the internet with data from the user's operator.
When at rest, the Tab S4 can be used in Daily Frame mode which, in addition to photos from the gallery, shows information about the weather, clock and calendar.
Galaxy Tab A
For those who do not want to spend so much on a tablet, Samsung is launching a more economical model, the Tab A. Costing almost half of the busier model, the Tab A (R $ 2,199) has 10.5-inch screen, 1.8GHz octa-core processor, 32GB of internal storage and 3GB RAM. Its rear camera 8MP and the front has 5MP. It will also only be available on the 4G model, in addition to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC connections.
The new Galaxy Tab A has child mode and cexclusive project produced in conjunction with Lego. O Kids Mode includes the Kids Browser (Kids Browser), Galaxy Apps for Children and eight free children's apps, including Toca Hair Salon 3 and BRIO World – Railway.
See below the technical specifications of the two models and see what is the best option for your need. While the Galaxy Tab A more into account, the Galaxy Tab S4 it has a storage capacity and higher quality screen and a processor with almost double the capacity.
|Specifications||Samsung Galaxy Tab S4||Samsung Galaxy Tab A|
|Screen||10.5 (2560 × 1600) sAMOLED||10.5 (1920 × 1200) TFT|
|Dimensions and weight|
249.3 x 164.3 x 7.1mm
|260.0 x 161.1 x 8.0 mm|
|Camera||13MP AF + 8.0MP, Flash||8MP AF + 5MP with flash|
|Memory / Storage||4GB + 64GB, microSD up to 512GB||3GB + 32GB3, microSD up to 512GB|
Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 5.0, USB 3.1, Gen 1
|Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 5.0, USB 3.1, Gen 1|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa Core (2.35GHz + 1.9GHz)|
Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Octa Core (1.8GHz)
|Android back||Android 8.1|
|Price||R $ 4,299||R $ 2,199|
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