Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 & Galaxy Book Australian pricing and availability

Superb new tablet and convertible options from Samsung

After announcing their new tablet range at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona over five months ago, Samsung has today confirmed the pricing and availability for the Galaxy Tab S3 and Galaxy Book in Australia.

The Tab S3 is the latest in a long line of tablets from Samsung, over many years, and is no doubt their best yet.  It’s thin, light and powerful with a solid range of accessories available.

Meanwhile, the Galaxy Book is the successor to Samsung’s first Windows Tablet, the Galaxy Tab Pro S from last year.

Available in two sizes (10.6 inch and 12 inch), the Galaxy Book is targeted to those looking for a laptop/tablet 2-in-1 convertible.  The keyboard cover now features keys that are clearly independent, rather than the solid block of keys from last year’s model.

A sign of both demand and the push for productivity, all three devices will come in WiFi only and 4G models – working on all Aussie networks..

“Samsung believes in premium experiences and choice, and the Galaxy Book and Tab S3 give Australians the ability to choose the tablet that suits their needs and stay connected with a 4G offering,” said Richard Fink, Vice President, IT and Mobile Division.

He went on to say “Whether it’s the Galaxy Book 12-inch productivity powerhouse with a keyboard and S Pen, or a beautifully crafted and sleek Tab S3 engineered for premium entertainment experiences, our new range offers a great solution for a variety of users, from busy professionals on-the-go to people relaxing whilst streaming content at home,” 

 

All the devices go on sale July 28 from Samsung Direct, with retail and telco availability yet to be announced.

Those who order a Galaxy Book before September 12 will receive a very cool Staedtler pencil which is in fact a Samsung S Pen – valued at $198.

Full pricing for the range:

RRP Wi-Fi OS 4G OS
Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6-inch 125 GB $1,099 Win 10 home $1,299 Win 10 home
Samsung Galaxy Book 12-inch 125 GB $1,599 Win 10 home $1,799 Win 10 home
Samsung Galaxy Book 12-inch 256GB $1,899 Win 10 home $2,299 Win 10 Pro
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 32GB $949 Android N $1,099 Android N

Full Product Specifications:

  Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6-inch Samsung Galaxy Book 12-inch  
DISPLAY 9.7-inch Super AMOLED QXGA (2048×1536) 10.6-inch TFT FHD (1920×1280) 12-inch Super AMOLED FHD (2160×1440)
CHIPSET Qualcomm® Snapdragon™820

Quad Core 2.15GHz + 1.6GHz

7th Gen Intel® Core™ m3 processor, Dual Core 2.6GHz 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 processor, Dual Core 3.1GHz
LTE SUPPORT LTE Cat.6 (300Mbps) LTE Cat.6 (300Mbps) LTE Cat.6 (300Mbps)
MEMORY 4GB + 32GB

microSD up to 256GB

4GB + 128GB eMMC

microSD up to 256GB

4GB+128GB SSD
/ 8GB+256GB SSDmicroSD up to 256GB
CAMERA 13MP AF + 5.0MP, Flash 5MP FF 13MP AF + 5MP
PORT USB 3.1(Type-C) USB 3.1(Type-C),

Micro SD

USB 3.1(Type-C) x 2ports,
Micro SD
SENSORS Accelerometer, Hall Sensor, RGB Sensor, Finger print Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geometric Sensor Accelerometer, Hall, Light Accelerometer, Hall, Light
WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2X2 MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth® 4.2 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2X2 MIMO, Bluetooth®4.1 BLE Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2X2 MIMO, Bluetooth® 4.1 BLE
GPS GPS + GLONASS, BEIDOU, GALILEO GPS + GLONASS GPS + GLONASS
DIMENSION, WEIGHT 237.3 x 169.0 x 6.0mm 429g(Wi-Fi) / 434g(LTE) 261.2 x 179.1 x 8.9 mm,
640g(Wi-Fi) / 650g(LTE)
291.3×199.8×7.4mm,

754g(Wi-Fi / LTE)

BATTERY CAPACITY 6,000mAh,

Fast Charging

30.4W / up to 9 hrs,

Fast Charging

39.04W / up to 11 hrs,

Fast Charging

OS/UPGRADE Android 7.0 Windows 10 Windows 10
SAMSUNG SERVICES & APPLICATIONS Samsung Smart Switch,Samsung Notes, Air Command, Samsung Flow Samsung Notes, Air Command, Samsung Flow Samsung Notes, Air Command, Samsung Flow
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