Samsung MWC 2017 event scheduled for February 26, Galaxy Tab S3 expected

Samsung MWC 2017 Press Conference Invitation

Samsung has finally sent out invites for its event at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 in Barcelona this month, which is scheduled for February 26th. Samsung already confirmed that the Galaxy S8 will not be introduced at the MWC and will debut at a separate event later, which is rumored to be set for March. The teaser in the invite shows a tablet’s home button which could be the rumored Galaxy Tab S3 that was expected to be introduced at the IFA last year.

According to latest rumors, the Galaxy Tab S3 is expected to come in WiFi and LTE versions with model numbers SM-T820 and SM-T825, respectively and could start at 700,000 won (US$ 605 / Rs. 40950 approx.). This is said to be the 9.6-inch version so there might be a 8-inch version as well. It is also said to thinner than the 5.6mm thick Galaxy Tab S2.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 rumored specifications

  • 9.6-inch (2048×1536 pixel) QXGA display
  • Snapdragon 820 64-bit Quad-Core processor with Adreno 530 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 32GB / 64GB internal memory, expandable memory with microSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • 12MP rear camera
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • 5.6mm slim body
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • 4G LTE (optional), Bluetooth 4.1, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz/5GHz) MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, GPS, GLONASS

The Samsung MWC 2017 event starts at 19:00 CET (11:30 PM IST) on February 26, Sunday at Palau de Congressos de Catalunya, Barcelona. As usual the event will be live streamed on


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