Fearghast, 03 May 2018Amuse me with iOS / Android "productivity".
Or at least a semi decent game, that demads a hig... moreYou might scoff
but there are people who use tablets for Content creation, painting, video editing,etc
And for especially the last one, having a powerful SOC really helps
marclee37, 03 May 2018For such a large hand held device, it's silly to go back to 1.6:1, one side is too long when h... moreWhat do u mean by one side is too long when holding with hands? I have Z4 tablet and it's all fine weather it's on potrait or landscape mode. Keyboard options is good: normal, one hand, or split (for landscape mode). The tablet is pretty thin n light so u can hold them with one hand for so long (u can hold it at the bottom center for landscape) or u can just put their standing cover for more convenience. Most contents format are design to be wide format like ur desktop monitor, and tablet with ratio 16:9 or 16:10 just to make sure u hv the same experience as on desktop. Unless u hv IMAX format, then wide format is mostly common out there.
Anonymous, 03 May 2018What are you gonna use the tablet for that you absolutely NEED the extra power? It's not neces... more1- Adobe Illustrator.
3- Adobe Photoshop
6-all kind of 3D and sketch programs
7- Professional C++ programming for science
8- Professional on Site scientific programs used in universities.
want more ?
Actually Tablets are the best way to go for handheld student projects. alot more than notebooks , because they last for days without the need to recharge and are veruy light to carry around.
and now the ARM CPU are becoming near i3 CPU speed . and this is very very useful in science and universities. and for engineers.
Mate10, 03 May 2018Even Huawei's latest tablets use kirin 960 instead of 970. It's more of a Google thing or is t... moretablets have less heat constraints than phones, so their chips can be run faster/longer/warmer.
Techfan21, 03 May 2018Tablets are for productivity, and gaming. Which need a powerful chip, why do tablet makers kee... moreAmuse me with iOS / Android "productivity".
Or at least a semi decent game, that demads a high end SOC:
For such a large hand held device, it's silly to go back to 1.6:1, one side is too long when holding on hands. Apple knew why it should be 1.33:1. Some manufacturers and users of Android didn't know.
For me, tablet is best for displaying still content, very rare case using it for display videos. desktop monitor is a better device for displaying videos.
The tablet will probably be cheaper than any of the flagship smartphones. Also, SD835 is a perfectly capable flagship chipset. To add to that you forget that iPads cost a lot more.
Tablets are for productivity, and gaming. Which need a powerful chip, why do tablet makers keep putting old chipsets in their devices, At least apple added the A10X chip. I get the S3 having the 820, because the chip wasn't available and all that, but the 835 here is not ok.
Nice to seem them dumping the 4:3 thing. Now they just need to dump Android, get a Celeron-type processor in it and a less evil operating system with proper update support from its developer.
Anonymous, 03 May 2018What are you gonna use the tablet for that you absolutely NEED the extra power? It's not neces... moreIt can go either 1 of 2 ways, you either need to justify the cost by putting the best components you can, or you reduce the cost of the device, frankly the whole tablet market is bland and boring and stale, apple, and android included, we need something new design wise, feature wise, specs to match, i personally love the 8" models but they are all but dead and buried it seems from most companies
Anonymous, 03 May 2018Would you pay $700 for it? That's what you're asking for with those specs. People don't spend ... moreWith those specs, n I wouldn't spend 700$ on it. But this is what samsung was and (unless you have a discount) is still asking for the tab s3 (which already at the time had an "outdate" SoC), and is most likely what they are going to ask for the tab s4.
Vasra, 03 May 2018SD835, not 845. 4GB Ram, not 6GB. 64GB Rom not 128GB. Probably with too small battery. Sams... moreWould you pay $700 for it? That's what you're asking for with those specs. People don't spend as much money on tablets as they do with phones so no point them treating it like a flagship phone
PKC2008, 03 May 2018That's why the Tablet Sales are going down. When we already have S845 then why S835, also when... moreWhat are you gonna use the tablet for that you absolutely NEED the extra power? It's not necessary to have the 845 just because it's newer and more powerful
AnonD-744321, 03 May 20184GB RAM? an old SoC? Samsung is lowering there tablet capabilities just because they don't w... moreEven Huawei's latest tablets use kirin 960 instead of 970. It's more of a Google thing or is there a reason to use one generation less for tablet processors?
F yes!!! Finally a new flagship 16:10 tablet. The first Tab S is starting to show some age. Lets hope this also comes with an S-Pen.
To those who are disappointed that it isn't Snapdragon 845... Last tablet cost 599$ and I doubt that this will cost more.
SD835, not 845. 4GB Ram, not 6GB. 64GB Rom not 128GB. Probably with too small battery.
Samsung clearly doesn't want their tablets to succeed...
Samsung dunno why they are selling a tablet lol. Go target some specific consumers and cater to their needs, especially when most average consumers don't need a tablet now.
an old SoC?
Samsung is lowering there tablet capabilities just because they don't want tablets to get to the phones level :P
Samsung do you want to beat Apple or what?
you can't change the standards Samsung Apple won't follow you
no matter how pathetic you look apple (or any other manufacturer) will never go easy on you >:(
Kinda sad seeing 835 instead of 845, I am not surprised, but it's still sad to see.
On the other hand, everything but SOC should be stellar if Samsung is planning to release a "high end" tablet ... so let's hope, the rest of the tablet is really good.
I am really looking forward to new Wacom pen, hopefully, ability to dock the tablet, 16:10 is IMHO best for a tablet (media consumption device) ...
Hopefully, the price will be ... reasonable.
I really don't mind slower SOC, not like I have any decent software on my iPad Pro, that can actually use that amount of power.