Samsung officially announces Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, 8.0 and 10.1

01 April, 2014

Samsung was expected to unveil its Galaxy Tab 4 series at the MWC 2014, but it didn't happen. Now, however the company has taken care of that and has officially announced its new thinner and lighter Galaxy Tab 4 series consisting of three devices - Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 and Galaxy Tab 4 10.1.

Samsung has changed the design substantially from its Galaxy Tab 3 series with the new slates featuring thinner bezels and lower weight.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0

As the name suggests, the Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 comes out with a 7-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. The slate is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor along with 1.5 GB of RAM. The smallest Galaxy Tab 4 model features 3 megapixel rear camera, 1.3 megapixel front facing sensor and 8 or 16 GB of internal memory with the ability to expand it via microSD card.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 will be available in LTE and Wi-Fi-only variants and will run on Android 4.4 KitKat. The tablet measures 107.9x186.9x9mm and weighs 276g. Unfortunately, there is no word on the battery capacity of the slate.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0

The second device in the Galaxy Tab 4 series is the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0. The slate sports an 8-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. Just like the Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, it features a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, 1.5 GB of RAM, 3 megapixel rear facing camera, 1.3 megapixel front camera and 16 GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded up to 64GB via the microSD card slot.

Connectivity options for the slate include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0. The slate will be up for grabs in Wi-Fi / 3G or LTE option. Samsung's latest addition runs on Android 4.4 KitKat and packs a 4,450mAh battery. The Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 measures 124 x 210 x 7.95mm and weighs 320 grams.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1

The Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 is the biggest among the three with a 10.1-inch display, but retains the same 1280 x 800 pixel resolution. It is also powered by a similar 1.2 GHz quad-core processor and 1.5 GB of RAM. The camera sensors too remain identical to the other two versions.

There is 16 GB of internal memory in the Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 and you can expand it up to 64 GB via the microSD card. The slate runs on Android 4.4 KitKat and the juice for it is provided by a 6,800mAh battery. You can choose from the Wi-Fi/3G and LTE options. The Tab 4 10.1 measures 243.4 x 176.4 x 7.95mm and weighs about 487 grams.

The new Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 lineup will be available across the globe in Black and White color option, starting in Q2 this year. There's no information on their pricing, though.

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