, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 21 – Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Tab S in Kenya, which is the slimmest tablet to be developed by the global electronics firm.
It comes in two models of 8.4 inch and 10.5 that will retail at Sh55,999 and Sh74,999 respectively in the local market.
With a thickness of 6.6mm, both the 8.4 inch and 10.5 inch models of the tablet weigh 298grams and 467grams respectively.
Samsung East Africa Product Manager Ryan Musembi says the new tablet is aimed at increasing Samsung’s competitiveness in the market as well as meeting the users growing dynamic needs.
“The tablet market is growing significantly locally and globally because tablet demand has been at its highest point. There is a lot of competition in the local market but we are constantly innovating with various devices,” Musembi said.
Galaxy Tab S users can fully enjoy content clearly and easily outdoors, even in bright sunlight as the tablet’s has advanced outdoor visibility technology which makes on-screen content easy to view.
“The tablet is becoming a popular personal viewing device for enjoying content, which makes the quality of the display a critical feature.”
“It will provide consumers with a visual and entertainment experience that brings colours to life, beautifully packaged in a sleek and ultra-portable mobile device,” Samsung Mobile Director Manoj Changarampatt said.
Consumers can receive calls from their smartphone even when it is not within reach. They can also transfer contents between their Samsung smartphone and Galaxy Tab S with a simple drag and drop action.
To reinforce security, the Galaxy Tab S comes equipped with a fingerprint sensor embedded in the device home key. The fingerprint scanner allows up to eight different users to conveniently access their individual accounts.
The products are available at all Samsung brand shops and dealer stores countrywide.