MWC 2017: Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 with 4GB RAM, Snapdragon 820 Unveiled

Samsung officially released the Galaxy Tab S3 at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 in Barcelona, as expected. It is the successor to the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 introduced last year. The tablet comes S Pen as well as AKG by HARMAN quad stereo speakers. The Galaxy Tab S3 has a magnetic connector on the bottom, which makes it possible to connect to a book and keyboard cover bundled inside the box.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 measures 237.3 mm in height, 169 mm in width and 6 mm in thickness, and weighs 434 g. It comes with a massive 9.7-inch Super AMOLED screen featuring 2048 x 1536 pixels QXGA resolution. Powering it is a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chip clocked at 2.15GHz and paired with 4GB RAM and Adreno 530 GPU. It is based on 32GB internal memory that is expandable up to 256GB through microSD. The tablet runs Google’s most recent Android 7.0 Nougat operating system.

In terms optics, the Galaxy Tab S3 packs a 13MP rear shooter as well as a 5MP front snapper for selfies. It also has a fingerprint scanner embedded in home button to unlock the device and make [secure] payments. It embraces a bigger 6000mAh battery with support for fast charging. On the connectivity front, it comes with the standard options i.e., 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, and USB Type-C port.

Galaxy Tab S3

Available in Silver and Black colour options, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 costs €679 (approximately Rs 47,790). The LTE variant, on the other side, is priced at €769 (approximately Rs 54,125). It will go on sale sometime next month.

Tanmay Patange

Associate Editor at Pricebaba, Tanmay is working in the tech writing and content industry since 2011. His experience ranges from writing all thing tech, and sometimes with a pinch of salt. He admires Silicon Valley and HBO Newsroom the most and has a dream of becoming the next Will McAvoy some day. Contact him at

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