Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 launched in the Philippines, priced at Php37,990


Samsung has officially announced the arrival of its latest tablet in the Philippines.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 with S Pen was first introduced a couple of months ago. It was a surprise unveiling from the company, and its new design is a departure from the plastic dominated shells from the Tab S2. Now, it comes covered with glass in the back and metal frames on the side.

It is equipped with a fairly powerful Snapdragon 820 CPU together with 4GB of RAM for optimal performance. The camera is quite stellar as well, as it comes with a 13-megapixel sensor at the back. The onboard is on the low side at only 32GB, but thankfully it supports microSD card for further expansion.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3‘s 9.7-inch screen is similar to Apple’s latest iPad. However, they differ in terms of the quality as this tablet is using a Super AMOLED panel with QXGA resolution. There’s also a total of four AKG speakers that ensures the delivery of high quality audio output.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Philippines

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Even though the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is not a Note device, it is compatible with the S Pen. According to Samsung, it is more sensitive than the standard one that comes with the Galaxy Note phablets. And for a perspective, it’s almost twice the size of a regular S Pen.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Specs

  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • 9.7-inch Super AMOLED QXGA, 2048 x 1536 pixel resolution, ~264ppi
  • 2.15GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core CPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB storage, expandable up to 256GB via microSD
  • Quad-stereo speakers tuned by AKG by Harman
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2×2 MIMO
  • 4G, LTE
  • 13-megapixel rear camera with autofocus and LED flash
  • 5-megapixel front camera
  • S-Pen
  • 4K video recording @ 30fps
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Bluetooth v4.2
  • USB 3.1 Type-C
  • Colors: Silver, Black
  • 6,000mAh battery with fast charging

Unfortunately, the keyboard cover is not in the basic package of the Galaxy Tab S3. It will be available for an additional Php6,099 on top of the tablet. On the flip side, there’s a free 3 months subscription to iFlix for every purchase.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 here in the Philippines has LTE connectivity built-in and S Pen included in the package. It can now be purchased for a price of Php37,990 on all Samsung stores and authorized dealers nationwide.


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