After months of rumors, Samsung has finally announced the Galaxy Tab S6 tablet. Designed to be a high-end tablet that makes work more productive and efficient, this is Samsung’s latest attempt at competing with the iPad Pro.
Fighting for market share with the iPad Pro, the Galaxy Tab S6 comes with a stylus in the box, and has optional support for a keyboard case to give it a laptop-feel.
The tablet will come with 128GB of storage and 6GB of RAM in the base model; however, Samsung will launch a model with 256GB of storage and 8GB of RAM will cost $729. The base version will sit at at $649. Both should be available on September 6.
Samsung does say that they plan to launch an LTE variant later this year.
As far as screen size goes, you’re looking at a 10.5-inch OLED display with a 16:10 aspect ratio. The res is really detailed at a whole 2560 x 1600 pixel resolution. Powering the tablet will be a Snapdragon 855 processor and a 7,040mAh battery. Samsung says you should be able to get 15 hours of use out of a charge.
Android tablets have always struggled, and Samsung’s Galaxy Tab line has had previous problems generating interest. That said, it will be interesting to see how the Galaxy Tab S6 performs.