SINGAPORE - Korean tech giant is challenging the notion of how much electronics it can cram into the thinnest form factor.
Its latest Galaxy A8 phone and Galaxy Tab S2 tablets, announced here today, are the company's thinnest devices. The dual SIM, metallic Galaxy A8 has a 5.7-inch Full HD Super Amoled screen, and is just 5.9mm thick.
Both the 9.7-inch Galaxy Tab S2 and 8-inch Galaxy tab S2 pack an octa-core processor and a Super Amoled Screen, and have a thickness of just 5.6mm.
The Galaxy A8 4G+ will be available in gold and white from 1 August, at $698.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 devices will be available from 7 August 2015 in black. The devices will be available in both Wi-Fi and 4G options, and come with 32GB of internal memory, with microSD support of up to 128GB. The gold versions will be available later in August. The Galaxy Tab S2 will be available at the following prices:
Galaxy Tab S2 (9.7-inch) Wi-Fi: $698
Galaxy Tab S2 (9.7-inch) 4G+: $798
Galaxy Tab S2 (8.0-inch) Wi-Fi: $598
Galaxy Tab S2 (8.0-inch) 4G+: $698
Samsung Galaxy A8 specifications:
Processor: Octa Core (1.8GHz Quad Core + 1.3GHz Quad Core)
Display: 5.7-inch 16M colours (1920x1080) full touch (C-type) Full HD SUPER AMOLED at 480ppi
Operating System: Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Camera: (Rear) 16MP 4X Digital Zoom, LED Flash, Auto Focus, HDR (Rich Tone), (Front) 5MP Selfie, Wide Selfie, Continuous Shot
Memory: 32GB internal memory + MicroSD slot (up to 128GB) with 2GB RAM
Dimensions: 158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm, 151g
Galaxy Tab S2 Specifications:
Processor: Octa Core (1.9GHz Quad Core + 1.3GHz Quad Core)
Display: 16M colours QXGA (2048x1536) full touch (C-type) SUPER AMOLED screen
Operating System: Android 5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Camera: (Rear) 8MP 4X Digital Zoom, f1.9, Auto Focus, Pro Mode, (Front) 2.1MP Selfie, Virtual Shot, Interval Shot
Memory: 32GB internal memory + MicroSD slot (up to 128GB) with 3GB RAM
Dimensions: (9.7) 169 x 237.3 x 5.6mm, 389g (Wi-Fi), 392g (4G+), (8.0) 134.8 x 198.6 x 5.6mm, 265g (Wi-Fi), 272g (4G+)
Battery: (9.7) 5,870mAh (8.0) 4,000mAh