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Samsung Galaxy Premiere Tab into Color event

Samsung is hosting a "Galaxy Premiere Tab into Color" event at Manhattan's Madison Square Garden theater on Thursday, June 12.

  • Shara Tibken 6/12/2014 11:50:43 PM
    Bidan: You can also connect Tab S to your PC using Remote PC. Share files between the two seamlessly.
  • sarahtew 6/12/2014 11:50:55 PM
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  • Shara Tibken 6/12/2014 11:51:00 PM
    Bidan: Can also connect a group of Tab S users in the same room. Can all edit document at the same time.
  • sarahtew 6/12/2014 11:51:01 PM
  • Shara Tibken 6/12/2014 11:51:17 PM
    Bidan: WebEx also built in. Can share meeting materials with ease.
  • sarahtew 6/12/2014 11:51:33 PM
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  • Shara Tibken 6/12/2014 11:51:54 PM
    Bidan: Normally you have to worry about where the devices are, what kinds of connections are available. Now Quick Connect analyzes all factors and figures out best way to connect. This means convergence features are finally easy to use.
  • sarahtew 6/12/2014 11:51:56 PM
  • Shara Tibken 6/12/2014 11:52:13 PM
    Bidan: Tab S, like hte Galaxy S 5, has 802.11ac MIMO (the newest standard of WiFi).
  • Shara Tibken 6/12/2014 11:52:28 PM
    Bidan: Has download booster to download items faster. 30 seconds for a gigabyte download.
  • sarahtew 6/12/2014 11:52:35 PM
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  • Shara Tibken 6/12/2014 11:52:51 PM
    Bidan: Can see how multiwindows, simultaneous app loading, etc. make Tab S a true multitasker's dream come true
  • Shara Tibken 6/12/2014 11:53:04 PM
    Now on to security.
  • Shara Tibken 6/12/2014 11:53:16 PM
    Bidan: Today we all expect and need top-tier security. With a Galaxy Tab S, it comes standard.
  • David Carnoy 6/12/2014 11:53:37 PM
    Haven't mentioned the processor yet...
  • Shara Tibken 6/12/2014 11:53:43 PM
    Bidan: GS5 has a private mode where certain file types can be kept secure b/c only your fingerprint can unlock them. The Tab S also has a fingerprint scanner.
  • Shara Tibken 6/12/2014 11:53:57 PM
    Bidan: Multiuser mode. People in same household use the same tablet.
  • Shara Tibken 6/12/2014 11:54:24 PM
    Bidan: Imagine your turn is activated with the swipe of your finger. With fingerprint recognition, up to 8 people can have their own homescreen, apps, own private mode, etc.
  • Shara Tibken 6/12/2014 11:54:47 PM
    Bidan: Fingerprint detection also integrated with Samsung's Knox security platform. (this is used by business users)
  • Shara Tibken 6/12/2014 11:55:07 PM
    For both LTE and WiFi versions, launch dates and prices may vary by region. For the US, both sizes avialble in July with LTE laucnhing shortly thereafter.
  • sarahtew 6/12/2014 11:55:16 PM
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  • Shara Tibken 6/12/2014 11:55:20 PM
    10.5 Wifi verson starts at $499. 8.4 inch model only $399.
  • sarahtew 6/12/2014 11:55:22 PM
  • Shara Tibken 6/12/2014 11:55:30 PM
    Cheers for the pricing. Those are both for 16GB versions.
  • Shara Tibken 6/12/2014 11:55:40 PM
    Tab S mobile broadcast film now.
  • sarahtew 6/12/2014 11:55:57 PM
  • Shara Tibken 6/12/2014 11:56:01 PM
    Showing us how great the display is on the Galaxy Tab S.
  • David Carnoy 6/12/2014 11:56:11 PM
    There is a micro SD expansion slot that accepts cards up to 128GB. They didn't mention that.
  • Shara Tibken 6/12/2014 11:56:34 PM
    Bidan: As you've seen, the Galaxy Tab S takes us from the dark ages of display technology to enlightenment. Content partnerships make for a very exciting future. Extends and eases capabilties while also protecting data.
  • David Carnoy 6/12/2014 11:56:40 PM
    For me the expandable memory option is a key feature.
  • Shara Tibken 6/12/2014 11:56:51 PM
    Bidan: We're gladly putting the flag in teh ground, with this, our flagship in the tablet category, the Galaxy Tab S
  • sarahtew 6/12/2014 11:57:03 PM
  • David Carnoy 6/12/2014 11:57:04 PM
    We appear to be wrapping up.
  • Shara Tibken 6/12/2014 11:57:08 PM
    Bidan telling us there are two "experience zones" for everyone to play with the tablets
  • Shara Tibken 6/12/2014 11:57:16 PM
    And that's it
  • Shara Tibken 6/12/2014 11:57:39 PM
    2 new tablets with high-end Super AMOLED screens.
  • Shara Tibken 6/12/2014 11:57:48 PM
    Thanks for tuning in, everyone!
  • SongNotSung 6/13/2014 12:02:24 AM
    Preloaded with content= less space for our stuff
  • Kent German 6/13/2014 12:03:00 AM
    @SongNotSung: I hear you. Samsung likes to add lots of content. Or bloatware, some might say.
  • D@$h 6/13/2014 12:03:18 AM
    Lol samsung is just too good in copying , apple already did call answer on all devise some few days ago
  • Kent German 6/13/2014 12:03:44 AM
    @D@$h: Actually, Samsung's feature works over a SIM card. Apple's feature is just through Wi-Fi.
  • jdliten8 6/13/2014 12:04:01 AM
    Way too expensive I think. I was hoping for a Note tablet S :P This was to me just a review of all the features current Samsung tablets have, and then a few features thrown in to add "newness"
  • Kent German 6/13/2014 12:06:08 AM
  • BiffBlanston 6/13/2014 12:06:44 AM
    I wonder when they will linger more fully over the specs and design rather than the partnerships
  • Kent German 6/13/2014 12:08:46 AM
    Thanks for joining us! Come back next Wednesday when we'll be live blogging press events from Amazon and T-Mobile.
  • Kent German 6/13/2014 12:09:59 AM
    Good night!
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