Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ Announced Today – Samsung’s New Flagship Tablet

Samsung announced their new flagship tablets Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ and Samsung Galaxy S7 today, during an online only event called Galaxy Unpacked 2020. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ is a 12.4-inch Android 10 tablet with options of 5G, keyboard, and a digitizer pen. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ release date is August 21, with the price starting at $849:

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ together with the smaller 11-inch Tab S7 are now the world’s most powerful Android tablets.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ is powered by the new octa-core 1.8 GHz – 3.09 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ processor, with options of 6GB or 8GB of LPDDR5X RAM, and 128GB or 256GB of UFS storage. Two 5G models are also available, making the Tab S7 tablets the first internationally available 5G tablet computers. MicroSD card support extends all the way up to 1TB.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+

Benchmark scores for Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ in Geekbench 5 are just under 970 in single-core, and up to 3000 in multi-core scores, which is the highest achieved for an Android tablet so far.

The 12.4-inch screen features Samsung’s prestigious Super AMOLED display with a WQXGA+ resolution of 2800 x 1752, and a screen brightness of 420 nits. The new 8 gram Samsung S Pen digitizer for the Tab S7 tablets with model number EJ-PT870 has a quick 9ms response time and is actually made by Wacom. The S Pen attaches magnetically to the back of the tablet, where there is a grove for it. The digitizer pen can then charge wirelessly from the tablet.

We also get the introduction of a 120 Hz refresh rate on the display, which is also a first on Android tablets, and it will make the scrolling very smooth. The iPad Pros are the only other tablets to feature such a high refresh rate on the display.

The fingerprint reader is an on-display fingerprint reader.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Plus

As a high-end flagship tablet, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ features dual-band Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, 4 speakers by AKG with Dolby Atmos, and a 10.090 mAh battery with an average battery life of 14 hours based on video playback. The battery supports the 45W Super Fast Charging standard.

It has a high quality 8MP front camera, which is great for video calls, and then both a rear 5MP / F2.2 ultra wide camera and a 13MP / F2.0 main rear cameras with LED flash/video light and 4K video recording.

Tablet sensors includes GPS, GLONASS, BDS, Galileo, accelerometer, gyro, geo sensor, hall sensor, RGB light sensor, and dual microphones. The connector is a USB Type-C port (USB 3.1 Gen 1).

In terms of dimensions, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ weighs just 575 grams, and it’s very thin too with a thickness of a mere 5.7mm. Samsung’s Tab S7+ color options are called Mystic Black, Mystic Bronze, and Mystic Silver, where the S Pen matches the tablet color.

Official Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ accessories by Samsung includes a pogo pin connected keyboard cover and a book cover.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ Keyboard Cover has six rows of keys, a trackpad, and features a separate cover for the tablet that includes both a kickstand, and protection for the S Pen.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ model options are between the Wi-Fi only model (SM-T970), the 4G LTE model (SM-T975), and the 5G model (SM-T976).

Features included in some regions of the world, includes 6 months of Clip Studio Paint for free, Canva for free and Canva Pro free for 30 days, Noteshelf for free, an Xbox Game Pass where over 100 games will be available to play in the cloud, without the need to download anything.

The 6GB RAM/128GB storage Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ (Wi-Fi) is launching for $849.99, while the 8GB RAM/256GB storage S7+ is launching for $929.99.

– Tom Bowen

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