Samsung unwraps its latest tablets at Barcelona congress

Samsung Tab 3
Samsung Tab 3
Samsung

Barcelona - Samsung has announced three new tablets this week at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain - the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 and a 10 and 12-inch version of the Samsung Galaxy Book.

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The Galaxy Tab S3 comes fitted with a 9.7-inch Super AMOLED display and the Galaxy Book features a 10.6-inch LCD version and 12-inch Super AMOLED version.

The new tablets boast impressive specifications including HDR (High Dynamic Range) Galaxy Tab S3 and Galaxy Book 12-inch support for videos in HDR for more vivid viewing of content.

The iconic S Pen, one of the best styluses on the market, also saw an upgrade with a smaller 0.7mm tip and increased pressure sensitivity. 

The S Pen also has a 'Screen Off Memo' feature to quickly write notes, PDF Annotation for editing and drawing functions with Advanced Drawing Tools feature.

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Both tablets include a 13-megapixel rear camera which includes auto-focus and a 5-megapixel facing camera for selfie photos and video calling. 

The tablets also include expandable storage through storage upgrade cards and fast-charge capabilities.

The devices support up to 12 hours of video playback on the Galaxy Tab S3 and up to 10.5 hours of video playback on the 12-inch Samsung Book.

Samsung did have a teaser for the Galaxy S8 smartphone at the congress this week, but this device is only scheduled for release at the end of March. 

Kyle Venktess is covering MWC 2017 in Barcelona for Fin24 on invitation from Huawei.

Follow @KyleVenktess on Twitter.

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