Samsung couldn’t wait till February 20th to announce its new devices, so they debuted one today. It’s the Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e, a 10.5 inch tablet, that will be available from March starting at $399.
The device is more affordable than the $649 Galaxy Tab S4 for sure. The product is incredibly light and slim, measuring 5.5 mm in thickness and weighs 400 grams. The screen is a 10.5 inch Super AMOLED with an 81.8% screen to body ratio. This is an improvement from the Tab S4 79% ratio. The screen has a 16:10 aspect and a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels.
Inside we find an octa core Snapdragon 670 processor and Samsung also provides up to 14.5 hours of battery life via a 7040 mAh unit. There’s 4 GB of RAM inside, plus 64 GB of storage, but there’s also a version with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage. A microSD card slot is also in the mix. Galaxy Tab S5e runs Android Pie with Bixby 2.0 virtual assistant.
DeX support is also in the mix with support for mice and keyboards. No S pen stylus support here. At the back we find a 13 megapixel shooter with 4K video and upfront there’s an 8 MP shooter. Quad speakers tuned by AKG are also in the mix, with surround sound. The product comes in March in black, grey or gold.