Samsung Galaxy View Hands On and Photo Gallery


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Samsung unveiled the Galaxy View, a large-screen tablet with a 18.4-inch 1080p display ahead of CES, back in October. We got to check out the huge tablet, check out the hands-on impressions and a quick walk through in the form of photo gallery.

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The Galaxy View has a 18.4-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) full HD display at 119 PPI. Powered by a 1.6GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7580 processor with Mali-T720 GPU, the tablet has 2GB of RAM and runs on Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), which will probably be upgradable to Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) in the future.

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Since it is promoted as an entertainment tablet, it has a dedicated home screen for videos showcases from various content services like Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube, all in one place.

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It has a 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera with 1080p video recording and lacks a rear camera. Measuring 451.8 x 275.8 x 11.9mm, the tablet weighs 2.65 kilograms.

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It has powerful 4-watt stereo speakers. It comes in  32GB or 64GB storage variants and even has a microSD expansion slot that accepts cards up to 128GB.

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The tablet has a versatile 2-way stand and packs a 5,700mAh built-in battery that promises up to 8 hours of continuous video playback on a single charge.

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It even has a handle to carry it easily. It has nano SIM support offering 4G LTE connectivity on-the-go in the 4G version of the tablet. Other connectivity features include, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1 LE and A-GPS / GLONASS. It is already available in the U.S. for $599 (Rs. 39,040) for the WiFi version. Check out all our CES 2016 coverage here.

Srivatsan contributed to the post


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