High-end Android tablets are thin on the ground these days. Although Apple is all-in on the iPad Pro, Google has abandoned its Nexus and Pixel slate designs, and NVIDIA does not give SHIELD any love. Samsung picks up slack.
That said, even the Galaxy Tab S5e is less bodacious than any of Samsung's previous Android-powered tablets. At $ 400 for the Wi-Fi model, it does not compete with the iPad Pro or the high-end Surface line, but makes its consumer-focused design much more achievable. The highlight of the specification sheet is the absolute 1
But elsewhere, the specifications are strangely muted. Powered by a Mid-Range Snapdragon 670 processor, the S5e receives only 4GB of RAM in its 64GB configuration (an upgraded 6GB / 128GB version will be available). Cameras are 13 megapixels at the back and 8 at the front, and as Samsung's habit, it packs a MicroSD card slot for easy storage expansion. The battery is a generous 7040 milliamp timer, charged via USB-C.
There is no pen or stylus built-in, but an optional keyboard housing (connected via proprietary POGO plug) allows you to email or work on your script if you want to travel without a heavy laptop. Samsung's Dex software, combined with a dock, monitor, keyboard and / or mouse, gives you an approach to a desktop experience.
In just 400 grams (slightly less than 9 pounds) and 5 mm thick, the Tab S5e is shocking light and it will be much easier to throw in a bag or purse. And as it did these days, Android 9.0 and Samsung's new "One" user interface goes out of the box. The tablet has a tissue "Q2" launch window and will be available in black, gray or gold color scheme.