Samsung seems to be in no mood to rest after the laurels earned by its
major product categories: smartphones, tablets and smartwatches, as the
company is said to launch a new tablet series and the Galaxy Gear
successor at MWC 2014.
ZDNet Korea has learned from sources that the
Samsung Galaxy S5 will be joined by a new tablet series, believed to be
dubbed Galaxy Tab 4 and the long-rumoured Galaxy Gear successor, named
Galaxy Gear 2 at the February 24 event in Barcelona at the sidelines of
the MWC 2014.
The site claims that the alleged Galaxy Tab 4 tablet
series will be an upgrade from last year's Galaxy Tab 3 tablet series
which was powered by a dual-core processors. The site also reveals that the rumoured Galaxy Tab 4 tablet series
will come in three sizes with 7-inch, 8-inch and 10.1-inch displays.
Previous rumours indicated each would sport three connectivity variants, namely, Wi-Fi, 3G and
The tablets in the alleged Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 series are
said to pack a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, support up to 64GB expandable
storage, 6800mAh battery and run Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box.
addition, ZDNet Korea
notes that Samsung can also showcase the Galaxy Gear successor along
with Galaxy S5 and the alleged Galaxy Tab 4 tablets at MWC, something
we've heard previously, from a Samsung VP. Earlier reports had suggested that Samsung has been busy developing
the successor to the Galaxy Gear smartwatch, which is said to be 15 to
20 percent thinner than the current smartwatch. As of now, there is no
word on specifications of the rumoured Galaxy Gear smartwatch. The site suggests that the Galaxy Gear successor will come with an
Recent reports have indicated that Samsung's
unPacked 5 event, which is expected to see the next Galaxy flagship smartphone
launched, will be a low-key event.
On Tuesday, an alleged leaked image of the Samsung Galaxy S5
packing was spotted revealing innards of the device.
image suggested a 5.25-inch QHD (1440x2560pixels) Super AMOLED display,
2.5GHz quad-core processor, 3GB RAM and a 20-megapixel rear camera with
a 2-megapixel front shooter. The image also reveals a 3000mAh battery
and the Android 4.4 KitKat OS.