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First Galaxy Tab S4 render leaked online

We are well aware that Samsung has a new tablet in the pipeline and that it’s the successor to the Galaxy Tab S3. The company is expected to launch the Galaxy Tab S4 in the next couple of months. There have already been multiple reports about what this device could bring to the table and now the first Galaxy Tab S4 render has been leaked online. It gives us a glimpse of what the new flagship tablet from Samsung may look like.

Galaxy Tab S4 render

There’s some circumstantial evidence to suggest that Samsung might opt for a 16:10 aspect ratio display for the Galaxy Tab S4 and this render seems to suggest that this might be the case. It would be a return to form for Samsung’s flagship tablet as some of you might remember that the first-generation Galaxy Tab S that was launched back in 2014 featured a 16:10 aspect ratio display. Samsung adopted the 4:3 aspect ratio from the Galaxy Tab S2 onwards.

The render does show that the Galaxy Tab S4 will have slimmer bezels and that the display will stretch out more which may result in no Samsung logo at the top and no physical home button on the chin. Since the back doesn’t show a fingerprint sensor, the tablet may rely on iris recognition only for biometric access control.

Apart from the front, the design doesn’t appear to be all that different. The power and volume button placements appear to be the same while the back has a “Tuned by AKG” branding to highlight that like its predecessor, the Galaxy Tab S4 will also have AKG-tuned audio.

Even though this is claimed to be an official press render of the Galaxy Tab S4, it doesn’t make sense for Samsung to highlight Google Chrome on the lock screen instead of its own browser, so there’s a possibility that this may not be the final render.

As far as the specs are concerned, the Galaxy Tab S4 is said to feature a 10.5-inch 2560×1600 pixel resolution display with a Snapdragon 835 processor under the hood coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. It may also feature a 12-megapixel rear and 7-megapixel front camera. The tablet will come with Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box.

The Galaxy Tab S4 recently picked up its FCC certification which suggests that the launch may not be that far off. It’s expected that Samsung might unveil the Galaxy Tab S4 at IFA 2018 in Berlin which takes place this September.

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Ståle Furunes Gundersen
Ståle Furunes Gundersen

4GB og RAM isn’t enough. My Tab S3 is slow when turned on. Slow when updating apps. S-pen is slow. Multitasking is slow. Everything is just til slow for 2018.

PJaya
PJaya

You install too many junk,
I using tab A 2017 never slow, just have some lag

Ståle Furunes Gundersen
Ståle Furunes Gundersen

Nope.

o0MHJ0o
o0MHJ0o

I think it’s fake., as you mention, it has chrome on the lockscreen? Also there is no Bixby Button and every flagship from last year has had Bixby – even though people don’t like it, I still expect the Bixby button to be present on the S4

santeripe
santeripe

It’s also possible that the lockscreen here is just a placeholder and not final software, you’re right that Samsung would never put Chrome as a shortcut instead of their own browser. The same thing happened with Evleaks S9 renders that leaked a month before launch, which had a glowing clock font design that wasn’t actually included in the final software.

tizen99
tizen99

“The tablet will come with Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.”

I thought it will come with Android 8.1?

santeripe
santeripe

Doesn’t look like good news for those hoping for a major TouchWiz redesign with the Note 9 (which launches earlier than this tablet), the icons and clock on this official render are still the exact same compared to the S9 and S8…

fcaroll
fcaroll

Icons would hardly be changed anyway