Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has been revealed ahead of its official debut, courtesy of the FCC. The 8-inch device was recently certified by the FCC, which may suggest its launch is getting close.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S: Specs, Apps, News & Reviews
Buying a new device, depending on when it gets picked up, can sometimes mean a nice promotion gets thrown in for good measure.
On September 4, Sprint confirmed that their own LTE-enabled variant of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S 10.5 would go up for sale beginning September 12. Now AT&T is getting in on the fun, but the Big Blue carrier is opting to go with both Galaxy Tab S options right from the get-go.
It has been over two months since Samsung officially announced the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 (and an eight-inch variant), and now it looks like the Now Network is ready to launch an LTE-enabled version of the large tablet.
Samsung doesn’t have any problems throwing in Apple products into their advertisements. The efficacy of this method is still up to personal opinion, ultimately, but in this new ad that focuses on the Galaxy Tab S versus Apple’s iPad Air, Samsung’s all about the positives for their own product.
Samsung has a knack for releasing a lot of advertisements for its devices, especially the high-end models that the company wants to move quite a bit of. For the Galaxy Tab S, a direct competitor to Apple’s iPad lineup, a lot of marketing muscle has already been flexed, but that doesn’t mean we’re done seeing new ads.
Last week, a Russian website reported that the back of the Galaxy Tab S 8.5 were deforming due to overheating issues. Today, Samsung has released an official statement on this matter saying that the deformation is being caused due to a defective back cover and has nothing to do with the device overheating.
It looks like Samsung’s latest tablets have run into some overheating issues. According to images posted by hi-tech.mail.ru, the 8.4-inch Galaxy Tab S can overheat so much that it can damage the rear plastic shell of the tablet.