Samsung said to have scheduled an event on August 1st, could announce Galaxy Tab S4

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4

Samsung is known to be working on the Galaxy Tab S4; flagship tablet in the Tab S-series. Though there is no official launch date of the tablet, Samsung seems to be holding a brief event on August 1st and according to sources, the company might be launching the Tab S4 at the event, and will not be waiting until IFA to unveil the tablet. 

We have already seen renders, press images of the Tab S4 revealing what’s to come. The tablet also comes in a white version and this model has black bezels on the front and the back is in white. The S Pen bundled is also in white color and is different compared to the one that came with the Tab S3.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4

As for specifications; the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 is said to sport a 10.5-inch Super AMOLED  display (2560×1600 pixel resolution) with a 16:10 aspect ratio. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC with 4GB LPDDR4X RAM and 64GB of storage. It will run on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box with Experience U.I. In terms of camera, it has a 13-megapixel rear and 8-megapixel front camera.

Connectivity features include a USB 3.1 port, Bluetooth 5, GPS and Wi-Fi 802.11 ac. In addition, it will come with AKG-tuned audio, and will also support DeX. It will not have a fingerprint sensor, instead, the Galaxy Tab S4 will rely on iris scanner. It will also feature a new S Pen, but it is unclear at this point if the S Pen will have Bluetooth support and additional features like the Galaxy Note 9’s S Pen.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 rumored specifications

  • 10.5-inch (2560×1600 pixel) WQXGA Super AMOLED 16:10 aspect ratio display
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU
  • 4GB LPDDR4X RAM, 64GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • 13MP rear camera
  • 8MP front-facing camera
  • Iris scanner
  •  AKG-tuned audio, S Pen
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2X2 MIMO), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS + GLONASS, USB 3.1 Type-C
  • 7,300mAh battery with Fast Charging

It is unclear why Samsung is hosting the Galaxy Tab S4 launch event few days before the Note 9 announcement, but with Galaxy Watch rumoured to launch alongside the Note 9, the event on August 1st can be seen as a move to gain attention. Stay tuned for more details.