Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Release Date Nears As Key Specs Like Exynos 7420, Snapdragon 820, 4 GB RAM Surface

by Anvinraj Valiyathara 1

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is expected to release very soon as leaked information show that it will be available in Exynos and Snapdragon chipset editions.

Earlier in this week, the leaked specs of Galaxy Tab S3 had surfaced on Weibo. It revealed that the tablet would be featuring an Exynos 7420 SoC, the same chipset that is present under the hood of Galaxy Note 5. It will be coupled with features like 4 GB o RAM, UFS 2.0 storage technology, USB Type-C port and a fingerprint scanner placed under the Home button.

The Galaxy Tab S3 has been also spotted on the popular benchmarking platform, GFXBench. It is expected to arrive in two models namely, SM-T825, a LTE version and SM-T820, a Wi-Fi only variant.

Galaxy Tab S3 GFXBench

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The variant found listed on GFXBench is powered by Snapdragon 820 SoC and 4 GB of RAM. It has revealed that the native storage of the device is 32 GB out of which 24 GB will be available to the user.

Its rear camera that will come enabled with LED flash will be of 12-megapixel whereas its selfie camera will be of 5-megapixel. It will come pre-loaded with Android 7.0 Nougat OS. Like its predecessor, the tablet will continue to sport a 9.7-inch display that produces a resolution of 2048 x 1538 pixels. The size of its battery is not known yet.

The Galaxy Tab S3 was slated to get announced at the IFA 2016 event in September in the previous year. However, its launch was reportedly delayed because of the Galaxy Note 7 debacle that happened around the same time. Since then speculations are hinting that the tablet would be announced in the first quarter of 2017.

Now that the key specs of Galaxy Tab S3 have surfaced, it is expected to get announced soon. Rumors are rife that the tablet would be showcased at the upcoming MWC (Mobile World Congress) 2017 event that will be held at Barcelona, Spain.


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