While all eyes are now on Samsung’s Unpacked event set to take place on February 20, the Korean giant has gone ahead and releases a mid-range Galaxy Tab S5e. The 10-inch Android 9 Pie device is also Samsung’s slimmest and lightest slate to date and costs $400. That also means the tablet has to do away with the headphone jack, sadly. The stylish compact tablets does offer a lot of bang for the buck apart from first-ever features like Bixby 2.0, support for DeX, and a Super AMOLED display.
Moving to more detailed specifications, the Galaxy Tab S5e is built up of metal unibody and rocks a Snapdragon 670 SoC with 4GB/6GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB of expandable storage. The display on the slate is a 10.5-inch 2560 x 1600 Super AMOLED display with slim bezels and the home button houses the fingerprint reader.
There’s a 13MP rear camera while an 8MP occupies the front of the Galaxy Tab S5e and is powered by a hefty 7,040mAh battery with USB Type-C and fast charge support. There will be an LTE version as well apart from the WiFi variant priced at €479 and €419 respectively. Availability will start from April 5 in Germany with Samsung bundling a free pair of AMG-tuned Y500 earphones with the package.