Samsung to reveal new tablet this month

Samsung will unveil the new tablet on February 26 and is expected to roll out the device soon after


Tech Desk February 01, 2017
The Samsung Galaxy TabPro S tablet has a lot going for it. PHOTO: AFP

Smartphone giant Samsung will launch a new tablet at the Mobile World Congress this month.

The South Korean manufacturer has sent out invitations for its press event that included an image which appears to be the new device.

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Samsung was expected to showcase its flagship smartphone Galaxy S8 at this year's MWC event. However, a statement issued by Samsung mobile chief Koh Dong-jin last month confirmed that the Galaxy S8 won’t make it to the event this time.



The invite does not feature any details of the new tablet, however, rumours suggest the device will have a 9.6-inch display QHD resolution and a Snapdragon 820 chipset from Qualcomm paired with 4GB of RAM.

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Samsung’s performance in the tablet category has been disappointing with the company witnessing a 24.5 per cent fall in sales last year. Fall in sales can be attributed to a lack of innovation from tablet manufacturers as well as a failure of the device to make a dedicated category that can over take laptops.

Samsung will unveil the new tablet on February 26 and is expected to roll out the device soon after.

This article originally appeared on The Verge.

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