'Samsung Galaxy S3 Tab' Release Date, Rumors, Specs, Price: Launch In 2017 Confirmed?

First Posted: Oct 18, 2016 06:11 AM EDT

The Samsung Galaxy S3 Tab was rumored to be arriving this September but that never happened. Latest news suggests that S3 Tab may be slated for a release sometime in Q1 2017.

Samsung Galaxy S3 Tab is rumored to be released in two models, SM-T820 and SM-T825. The SM-T820 will be a Wifi only model, while SM-T825 will also support a 3G and 4G mobile connectivity. as reported by SamMobile.

If rumors are to be believed, Samsung Galaxy S3 Tab will be available in 8 inches and a 9.7-inch screen similar to its earlier models.

Samsung Galaxy S3 Tab Specs

An Indian import-export tracker website, Zauba, had listed Samsung Galaxy S3 Tab earlier in the year. S3 Tab may feature n Exynos 7420 processor, 4GB RAM, and an improved battery life.

S3 Tab will also come with a pre-installed Android Nougat OS. Samsung's iris recognition technology will also be made available commercially for the first time in its tablets. The Samsung Galaxy S3 Tab will likely also feature a dual-camera module. as reported by PC advisor.

The front camera will be 2Mp whereas the rear camera will be 8Mp. The battery will be improved and can go up to 5,870mAh. To improve the user experience Tab S3 will also have a fast charging feature.

Leaked benchmarks showed a score of 4,275 points multi-core in larger tab and  4,122 points in the smaller variant in Geekbench 3.0 . Such scores for a tablet are not at all bad.

Samsung Galaxy S3 Tab Features And First Look

Samsung Galaxy S3 Tab Price

Rumors are widespread with respect to the pricing post the mammoth loss Samsung has incurred with Note 7. The Samsung Galaxy S3 Tab is enabled with some best in class features, so, do not expect cost effective pricing.

 S3 Tab will set you back by roughly about $550 for the smaller variant and about $650 for the 9.7-inch variant. 4G connectivity may cost about $100 more.

We will bring you more information and latest news about the S3 tab when Samsung makes it official. So, till that time expect the Samsung Galaxy S3 Tab release date to be in Q1 2017.

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