The rumoured 12-inch Windows-powered Samsung tablet is real. At its pre-CES 2016 press conference, Samsung announced the launch of 2-in-1 Galaxy TabPro S. The Samsung Galaxy TabPro S will go on sale in select regions in Wi-Fi and LTE variants from February, and is the first Galaxy device running an OS other than Android. No price information has yet been mentioned.
Taking on Google's Pixel C, Apple's iPad Pro, and Microsoft's Surface Pro 4, the South Korean technology conglomerate announced the Samsung Galaxy TabPro S. The tablet runs a choice of Windows 10 Home/ Pro and offers top-of-the-line hardware specifications.
The Samsung Galaxy TabPro S measures 290.3mmx198.8mmx6.3mm and weighs 693 grams. The 2-in-1 tablet sports a 12-inch Amoled display with a screen resolution of 2160 x 1440. It is powered by Intel Core m3 processor and 4GB of RAM. The device comes with 128GB and 256GB SSD for storage.
Other features of the Samsung Galaxy TabPro S include a 5-megapixel rear-camera, a 5-megapixel front-facing shooter, and a 5200mAh battery powering the device.
On the connectivity front, the Samsung Galaxy TabPro S supports 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 4.1. The Samsung Galaxy TabPro S LTE version also offers 4G LTE Category 6 connectivity, apart from 3G and 2G. There's a USB Type-C port at the bottom and a Micro-USB 2.0 port. It also comes equipped with GPS and NFC chips.
The Samsung Galaxy TabPro S comes with a detachable keyboard. There's a digital pen, too, however, you will need to purchase it separately. There's also an optional adapter for allowing USB Type-A and HDMI devices.