Samsung why so much costly tablets?

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4Samsung launched its two new tablets Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and Galaxy Tab S 10.5 in India. The Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is 8.4-inch display and the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 is 10.5-inch display. Both the tablets have nearly same specs like Octa Core Processor, 3GB RAM, 16GB and 32GB storage variant, running on Android 4.4 KitKat with TouchWiz UI on top it. Connectivity of both tablets are 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, IrLED, GPS. Both can be used for voice calling purpose. The Galaxy Tab S 8.4 has 4,900mAh battery and the Galaxy Tab 10.5 has 7,900mAh battery.

These tablets have some key features

  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • Kids’ Mode with own dedicated interface
  • Ultra-Power Saving Mode
  • Call Forwarding feature via SideSync 3.0
  • Group Play, S-Note, S Translator, Samsung Link, Scrapbook, Story Album,
  • Quick Connect to connect to nearby devices for content sharing and more

These tablets are preloaded with Galaxy Gifts Widget that offers 30 premium apps for free, 100 free HD movies on myPlex and 21 Indian magazine subscriptions on Magzter for 3 months.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 will be available in Dazzling White and Titanium Bronze colours and are priced at Rs. 37,800 and Rs. 44,800 respectively. An introductory offer by Samsung is that customers will get 9GB of 3G/2G data from Reliance. Those who will prebook the tablets in between 1st to 11th July will get free book cover accessory.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 specifications are

  • Processor: (A15 1.9GHz+A7 1.3GHz) Octa-Core Exynos
  • Display: 8.4-inch (2560×1600 pixel) WQXGA 16:10 Super AMOLED display
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Memory: 16GB / 32GB internal, expandable up to 128GB microSD
  • Camera: Rear 8MP with LED flash/ Front 2.1MP
  • OS: Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Connectivity: 3G HSPA+, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, IrLED, GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • Battery: 4900mAhSamsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 specifications are

  • Processor: (A15 1.9GHz+A7 1.3GHz) Octa-Core Exynos
  • Display: 10.5-inch 16:10 Super AMOLED with 2560×1600 pixel
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Memory: 16GB / 32GB internal, expandable up to 128GB  microSD
  • Camera: Rear 8MP with LED flash/ Front 2.1MP
  • OS: Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Connectivity: 3G HSPA+, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, IrLED, GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • Battery: 7900mAh